Meet Our Newest Vendors

The class of 2024 has arrived with an incredible variety of products, backgrounds and stories. Each vendor’s upcoming market dates can be found on their vendor page linked below, or you can see all new vendor pages listed here. Say hello and try something new next time you see them at the Market! Chocolate San…  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

MCFM Holiday Gift Guide: 2023 edition

Buying local and sustainable gifts has never been easier. Take a scroll through our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide to check out over a dozen gift ideas that you can all find in one place… Saturday, December 16th from 10am until 1pm inside the Mill City Museum! For the mushroom lover: Morel, shiitake or truffle butter…  Read More

Finding a Sustainable Food Future with a New Midwestern Crop

The American Hazelnut Company is a co-operative of growers bringing a new, climate-friendly crop to the Midwest. Stock up on hazelnuts along with hazelnut flour and oil at the next two winter markets (December 2nd & 16th) before they’re gone until next season! Words by Alia Jeraj, @aliaxgrace “We are not young,” write the growers…  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

2023 Next Stage Grant Awards

Congratulations to Mill City Farmers Market’s 2023 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. This year we awarded 14 grants totaling $​​79,790 to support local farmers and food…  Read More

2023 New Vendor Roundup

We welcomed a record number of new vendors this year – 24 of them, to be exact! Here’s the complete list of the newest MCFM vendors including farmers, artists, sustainable home goods, bath and body care, a bookmobile and more. Check out their vendor pages for a list of their market dates, and be sure…  Read More

Family Makes the Farm at Sunshine Harvest

This is the story of a Midwest family farm that has been feeding our Mill City Farmers Market community for the last 18 years. Cheers to the Braucher family– here’s to many more years! Written by Victoria Blanco One of the greatest sources of satisfaction for the Braucher family, who own Sunshine Harvest Farm, is…  Read More

Welcome Back, Goldfinch Flower Farm

This is the beautiful story of how Bryan Gjevre and Harold Wilkins brought their passion for flowers to the Mill City Farmers Market. We are so happy to welcome Goldfinch Flower Farm back to the Market for the 2023 season. Words and images by Iglika Petrova (a devoted Mill City Farmers Market shopper), @iglikapetrova There…  Read More

Unlocking New Flavors with Serious Jam

Mill City Farmers Market vendor Heidi Skoog of Serious Jam tells us all about her unexpected journey into fruit preservation, the art of traditional jam-making and the importance of cooking and eating local food. By Alia Jeraj, @aliaxgrace In 2011 Heidi Skoog and her husband went strawberry picking — because that’s what you do in…  Read More