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Back to School
- Sep 3 2016
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Saturday Market
704 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States + Google Map
Apples, arugula, artichoke, beets, blueberries, baby bok choi, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cherry tomatoes, collards, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, ginger, green beans, green onions, ground cherries, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, lavender, lettuce, melon, mint, microgreens, mushrooms, mustard greens, pac choi, parsnips, radicchio, radishes, raspberries, okra, oregano, peppers (hot and sweet), potatoes, spring onions, squash blossoms, salad mix, snap peas, snow peas, spinach, sweet corn, Swiss chard, thyme, tomatillos, zucchini and much more!
Mill City Cooks
10:30-11AM Market Chef Jenny Breen will prepare a seasonal “Back to School Cooking on a Budget” meal in our FREE cooking demonstration, Mill City Cooks!
9:30 & 10AM Story Telling by H. Adams, actor at the Guthrie Theater. This event is located in the Music Tent on the Chicago Mall near the Guthrie stairs.
Power of Produce–PoP Club!- A seasonal vegetable tasting club for kids ages 5-12. Collect punches on trading cards and receive a $2 token to spend on produce at the market for tasting this Saturday’s vegetable! This season PoP will be at the market’s green Information Booth in the center of the market on the Chicago Mall.
Ingredient Magazine- The food magazines for kids ‘Ingredient’ and ‘Butternut’ are made in Minnesota and distributed around the world, bringing food literacy to children and tweens. Meet the editor-in-chief, participate in a coloring activity, and get a free digital subscription or buy a print subscription at their booth on the Chicago Expansion this Saturday!
Meet author Mi Ae Lipe, and pick up a copy of her latest book! ‘Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook’ is your indispensable guide to over 90 fruits, vegetables, and herbs grown by community-supported agriculture (CSA) farms across North America. With over 360 diverse, delicious recipes and comprehensive cooking information on each crop, it’s a bridge between farmers and eaters—your complete how-to manual for your weekly CSA box or farmers market! For more information, visit www.BountyFromTheBox.com.
11AM – 1PM MCFM welcomes Light of the Moon, playing folk and bluegrass music in the music tent located near the Guthrie stairs.
This Saturday’s featured local artists include: Indigo & Snow, Adam Gruetzmacher, Larissa Loden Jewelry, Stangler Works, Anna Metcalfe Ceramics, Aprilierre, ArtAndes, and Sally Fritz Clothing. Find them in the train shed and on the Chicago Expansion!
Green Stick Army– Learn all about Green Stick Army’s mission to utilize trash pick-up activities and education to clean up downtown Minneapolis!