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Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

This indulgent dish is sure to be a family favorite. It is cheesy, comforting, and packed with squash! It tastes just as delicious and decadent as traditional mac and cheese, with the added bonus of vegetables. It’s a perfect fall dish that your kids will be asking for all season, and would even make a…  Read More

6 Tips for Cooking with Kids

By Grace Befort, MCFM Nutrition Intern Getting your kids involved in the kitchen and cooking with you is a great way to introduce the pleasures of cooking and healthy, local food – all while having fun and spending quality time together. The more you encourage kids to participate in the kitchen, the more they’ll understand…  Read More

Kale Pesto

Kid-Approved Kale Pesto

This cheesy, mild pesto is a great way to get your kids eating kale! It’s a quick, creative way to get some greens into a pasta dinner. Serve with pasta, zucchini noodles, on pizza, or as a dip! Leftover pesto can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for one week, or frozen.…  Read More

Beet and Bean Burger recipe Mill City Farmers Market

Nutrition Internship

Meet Your Vegetables is now the Mill City Cooks Nutrition Internship! This internship is designed for nutrition and public health students seeking an opportunity to learn about our local food system. Led by market managers, interns work together to create and sample nutritious, seasonal recipes featuring market produce. They also complete a community engagement project…

PoP girl radishes

Kids’ Programs

Mill City Kids We love our youngest market shoppers! Read more about the educational and entertainment programs available for children and families who visit the market and tips for bringing the whole family into the kitchen. At The Market:

New farmers market food and fresh family events

April 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New farmers market food and fresh family events Discover fresh, local produce, artisan foods and the new kids space at the Mill City Farmers Markets opening day Saturday, May 6th! Minneapolis, Minn.—On Saturday, May 6th Mill City Farmers Market (MCFM) opens for its 12th season—with plenty of new faces.…  Read More

Healthy Kids

Authored by: Gail Anderson, RD, U of MN Public Health Nutrition student It is important for kids to have healthy role models. When kids see their parents and siblings eating healthy, they are much more likely to eat healthy themselves. Kids who eat a variety of foods are more likely to enjoy mealtime and they…  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