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Sausage & Lentil Soup

8 Tips for Increasing Fruit and Vegetables in Your Diet

Eating the recommended number of servings for fruits and vegetables can seem like a daunting task. The number of servings each person needs depends on his/her calorie needs. Check out www.choosemyplate.gov/ for more information on this. Getting in your fruits and vegetables each day may be easier than you think! So, what exactly is a serving?…  Read More

Seedlings Prairie Hollow Farm

Solar-Powered Greenhouse Growing Your Winter Veggies

Mill City Farmers Market vendor Prairie Hollow Farm shifts focus from summer to winter with deep winter greenhouse production for their winter CSA share. By Jenny Heck When farmers market scenery shifts to pumpkins, flannel jackets and dogs in Halloween costumes, many farmers take these cues as time to put their fields to rest and…  Read More

2021 Next Stage Grant Awards

Congratulations to Mill City Farmers Market Charitable Fund’s 2021 Next Stage Grant awardees! The Next Stage Grant program provides funding to local, regenerative farmers and other food makers who are improving sustainable farming and business practices or growing toward the “next stage” of their businesses. In 2021 we awarded 15 grants totaling $73,415 to support…  Read More

Northwood Mushrooms fresh at market

Winter Mushrooms

Mill City Farmers Market vendor Northwood Mushrooms increases year-round mushroom production with innovative projects on the farm. By Amy Rea, Heavy Table contributor Jeremy McAdams has been cultivating mushrooms commercially since 2009 when his farm was in the backyard of his south Minneapolis home. Now he and his wife Aimee operate a more traditional farm…  Read More

CSA Box

CSA’s at the Market

It’s time to start thinking about 2021 CSA’s! Below is our list of Mill City Farmers Market vendors offering a variety of produce, cheese, meat and more CSA’s–all available to pick up at the market on Saturdays. Learn more below. The hippies keep talking in code. What is a CSA? CSA stands for Community Supported…  Read More

15 Gifts Under $35 (plus a few splurges!)

Support local farmers, food makers and artists with gifts from Mill City Farmers Market this season. We’ve rounded up unique, handmade items from our 44 winter market vendors that will bring a smile to everyone on your gift list. Shop online or join us at the Mill City Farmers Market on December 12 from 10…  Read More

sweet mokum carrots

Winter CSA Round Up

Commit to shopping local year round with a winter CSA from one of our farmers! What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way to purchase food directly from a local farmer. You pay the farmer a set price at the start of the season and in return the farmer delivers food to…  Read More

Loon yellow Watermelon

Yellow Watermelon Popsicles

These popsicles are the perfect summer treat – they’re healthy, refreshing and so simple to make! Yellow watermelons are usually sweeter than red and are full of vitamins and antioxidants like beta-carotene to help protect against diseases. Plus, the use of yellow watermelon in these popsicles creates a fun and vibrant yellow color that makes…  Read More