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Cooking Dry Beans

When you replace canned beans with dried beans from the Mill City Farmers Market you’re supporting local and sustainable farmers, reducing packaging waste and saving money all while getting a fresher, higher quality food compared to canned beans. The trick is knowing how to cook them–and if you can boil water, you can cook dried…  Read More

Quinoa and White Beans with Berry Dressing

by Jenny Breen, author of “Cooking up the Good Life” Quinoa is a fantastic addition to the whole grain repertoire. Although it is an ancient grain, it has recently become popular in the natural foods community. It is highly nutritious—a complete protein by itself, cooks quickly—in about 18 minutes, and is incredibly versatile—delicious with beans,…  Read More

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Caribbean Sofrito

Sofrito is a flavor foundation in Mediterranean, Latin American, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese cooking. It typically consists of aromatic ingredients cut into small pieces and sautéed in oil. Use sofrito as a base to add flavor to meals (like in Market Chef Nettie Colón’s Farmer’s Market Galinhada) or on its own as a delicious filling…  Read More

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From Guatemala to Minnesota: Cafe Palmira’s family farmed coffee

Mill City Farmers Market vendor Carlos Palacios, owner of Cafe Palmira, shares the story behind his 4th-generation family coffee farm and the changes and challenges facing the industry. By Victoria Blanco When the pandemic hit, Carlos Palacios, owner of Cafe Palmira, stayed connected with clients the way he has for the past fourteen years: by…  Read More

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The 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2021

Mill City Farmers Market is here to inspire nutritious, local recipes all year! In our weekly email newsletter, we feature recipes from market chefs, MCFM vendors and local cookbook authors featuring seasonal items from the market. Take a look at the 10 most popular recipes of 2021 and get ready to save and bookmark your…  Read More

Grassfed Steaks and summer Vegetables

Grass-Fed Steaks with Summer Vegetables

Come to the market to pick up what you need to make this delicious and elegant recipe by local restaurantuer Lucia Watson, featuring sustainable grass-fed beef. This recipe was made in partnership with our sponsors The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota. Did you know your local, grass-fed beef purchases help tackle climate change? Read more about…  Read More