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Mississippi River Day

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Date:
Aug 26
Time:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Celebrate our Mighty Mississippi River at the Market on Saturday, July 16! After you pick up your local groceries, stop by our community booths to learn about the river's ecology and the importance it plays in Minnesota agriculture from: The University of Minnesota Raptor Center and Spark- Y.    

Produce Planner

Our farmers will let us know soon!

Kids' Activities

Power of Produce “PoP“ veggie tasting club is at the information tent every Saturday! Kids ages 3-12 can earn a $2 token to spend on fruits and veggies by tasting a local, seasonal vegetable, as a way to empower kids to make healthy eating decisions. Learn more.

 

Meet Your Vegetables

Nutrition and Public Health students lead our Meet Your Vegetables demonstrations at the top of the Chicago Mall, near Spoonriver restaurant. Discover creative, simple ways to prepare seasonal produce and walk away with a delicious sample and recipe card complete with nutrition information! Learn more.

Yoga

Our monthly donation-based yoga series starts at 9AM in the lawn down the stairs from the market, overlooking the Mighty Mississippi and Stone Arch Bridge. Join instructors from YogaFit Studios Northeast for a blissful outdoor practice.

Live Music

Light of the Moon Trio will be playing live music from 11 – 1 in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

 

 

Community Booths

Spark- Y

The Raptor Center

Lakewinds Maker to Market

 

Breakfast & Lunch

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