Mill City Farmers Market was founded in June 2006 by Brenda Langton, whole foods educator, chef and owner of spoonriver restaurant, in collaboration with the Mill City Museum to promote Healthy Foods, Local Farmers.

Throughout the market’s history, our mission has been┬áto inspire and nurture a healthy community by building a local, sustainable and organic food economy in a vibrant, educational marketplace.

Founding Partners

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John Crippen, Minnesota Historical Society, Director of Historic Sites and Museums
Alex Hoag, Founding Director
Marjorie Hegstrom, Founding Manager
Patsy Noble, Advisor


Seed Money: The Wedge Coop
Design & Branding: Duffy & Partners

Mill City Farmers Market is a 501(c)4 non-profit that seeks funding from local businesses, corporations, and foundations. We also seek funding through grants and individual contributions.