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Mushroom Omelete Recipe

Mushroom Omelet

This recipe comes from Mill City Farmers Market vendor Jeremy McAdams who owns Northwood Mushrooms farm with his wife Aimee. The simple market omelete is perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features ingredients from fellow market vendors. Keep it simple as is or serve with a side of local mixed greens and vinaigrette. Learn…  Read More

Behind the Booth at Solomon’s Bakery

MCFM vendor Solomon’s Bakery specializes African and Caribbean breads for wholesale markets and artisan French pastries for the market at their family-run bakery in New Brighton. By Mecca Bos To get a sense of the popularity of Solomon’s Bakery, you have to see the Saturday morning Mill City Farmers Market craze with your own eyes.…  Read More

Cilantro Shallot Oil

With hot summer days behind us, the second round of local herbs are coming into season. That means it’s time to preserve your fresh farmers market herbs with market founder Brenda Langton’s Cilantro Shallot Oil. Drizzle on burritos or tacos, grilled chicken or fish, soups, salads and roasted vegetables–anywhere you would add fresh cilantro. Brenda…  Read More

Community Booths

As part of Mill City Farmers Market (MCFM)’s mission to inspire and nurture a healthy community, we are happy to offer mission-aligned nonprofits and local, small businesses space to share their work through tabling at the market. MCFM receives lots of interest from local organizations in having a presence at the market, and we typically…

Shrubs: America’s not-so-new drinking vinegar

Originally published in The Journal on March 8, 2018. Let’s talk shrubs. Now, I know there are two feet of snow covering your junipers and boxwoods right now–I’m talking about drinking vinegars. Shrubs are a mixture of vinegar, sugar, fruits and herbs created to be mixed with soda water for a dynamic sweet-and-sour beverage or…  Read More

10,000 Reasons Why: A Letter from our Executive Director

By Ella Daniels, Executive Director, Mill City Farmers Market & Charitable Fund Did you know that the Mill City Farmers Market set a new record for attendance with over 10,000 visitors in one day at its peak last summer?  Each day since I began my role in January I’ve learned a new reason to be…  Read More

Inspiring Individual & Community Wellbeing with Well Rooted Teas

Words and images by Iglika Petrova (a devoted Mill City Farmers Market shopper), @iglikapetrova When talking to Rachel Banken, the founder and maker of Well Rooted Teas, it’s hard not to get inspired and energized to go do something meaningful – something that fills you, and everyone it touches, with so much goodness. Rachel is…  Read More

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Give the gift of local food and art with gifts from Mill City Farmers Market this holiday season. We’ve rounded up one-of-a-kind, sustainably sourced and handmade items from our winter vendors to make this Saturday a one-stop-shop for everyone on your list. All vendors on this list will be at the market on December 17th…  Read More

Sweet Corn Update Mill City Farmers Market

What’s Happening with the 2022 Sweet Corn Season?

Now more than ever, small market farmers are being forced to quickly pivot and “expect the unexpected” when it comes to weather, labor, supply chains and the many other factors that affect their products. We talked to 3 of our sweet corn farmers about what went into Minnesota’s iconic farmers market crop (or lack thereof)…  Read More

National Farmers Market Week

It’s National Farmers Market Week! Every August around the country we celebrate Farmers Market Week, and this year’s theme is farmers markets don’t just happen. Farmers markets are abundant sources of food, connection and resilience in our communities, but they don’t just happen on their own. Behind the scenes of every successful farmers market is…  Read More