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5/30 Market Cancelled

Because we are unable to ensure the safety of our staff, vendors and customers we have decided to cancel Saturday’s market on May 30. If you have preorders to pick up, our vendors will be in-touch with more information soon regarding alternative pick-up options. We are also working on ways to distribute perishable items that…  Read More

DIGITAL ART MARKET

Digital Art Market – Woodworkers

Missing artists at the market? We are! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our art market is online only for the season. Instead of having 4-5 local artists at the market each week, we will be featuring them on our blog, our Instagram stories @mcfarmersmkt and through a new digital art market email newsletter (click to subscribe!).…  Read More

Food & Drinks must be consumed off-site

This season, food and beverages (including coffee) must be consumed before or after entering the market. The State of MN declared that farmers markets may remain open IF we can manage 6′ distancing and food/beverages are not consumed on-site. Over the past few weeks, we’ve noticed that carrying a delicious cold press or hot Vienna…  Read More

DIGITAL ART MARKET

Digital Art Market

Missing artists at the market? We are! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our art market is online only for the season. Instead of having 4-5 local artists at the market each week, we will instead be featuring them on our blog, our Instagram stories @mcfarmersmkt and through a new digital art market email newsletter. Each week,…  Read More

Stocking Your Pantry

Stocking Your Pantry

At a time when most of us are cooking more meals from home, Market Chef Jenny Breen shares her tips for stocking your pantry for farmers market cooking. This year, you can find our Mill City Cooks recipes and cooking classes online, by subscribing to our weekly newsletter and youtube channel. Jenny’s Pantry Recommendations Diced…  Read More

Mask Donations Needed

Calling all seamstresses! The Mill City Farmers Market is accepting donations for face masks for our vendors, volunteers, staff and shoppers. We like Allina Health’s pattern, but other shapes and sizes are happily accepted to fit the needs of our community. Mask from our vendor Radiate Activewear Mail masks to our office: Mill City Farmers Market 704 S.…  Read More

How your local beekeeper can keep you healthy

Ames Farm honey products are in grocery stores, co-ops and gifts shops throughout Minneapolis and the metro, but did you know you can meet the owner and head beekeeper Brian Frederickson at the Mill City Farmers Market? Brian has over 25 years of experience at his apiary in Delano, Minnesota, and the Ames Farm table…  Read More

The healing power of herbal tea

After a month of parties, shopping trips, family celebrations and nights on the sledding hills, a new season is upon us–cold and flu season. The sniffly, cold weather has us reaching into our cupboards for herbal teas. Unlike black, green, white, pu-erh or oolong tea that all come from the leaves and leaf buds of…  Read More

Smoked Trout, Apple and Fennel Salad

A 150-year-old riverside trout farm

An hour east of Minneapolis in the scenic town of Star Prairie, Wisconsin, sits a gem of history and haven for delicious cold-water trout. Located on the bank of the Apple River, Star Prairie Trout Farm is a 150-year-old fish farming operation, raising rainbow trout in natural spring water. Visiting in winter, it is impressive…  Read More

Aprons & Diplomas Ready for Market Chefs!

Attention all Market Chefs–Did you complete your Mill City Cooks course work by attending 8 or more of our Saturday cooking classes this season? If yes, be sure to stop by our Indoor Market information booth with your stamp card to pick up your apron and diploma. Aprons will be available November 16th & 23rd…  Read More