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Date:
Jul 6
Time:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Staying in town for 4th of July weekend? Saturday, July 6th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Mill City Farmers Market is hosting its annual Bike to the Market Day, complete with a market scavenger hunt to win a bag of farm fresh cheese curds! Learn more.

Produce Planner

Arugula, beans (dried), beets, baby bok choy, broccolini, carrots, cherries (sour) chili peppers (dried), cucumbers, currants (red), garlic scapes, green beans, green onions, gooseberries (green), herbs (fresh), kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms (fresh, frozen, dried), nettles, radishes, rhubarb, salad mix, snap peas, squash blossoms, strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes (cherry), turnips (hakurei, salad) and zucchini.

 

The produce guide is our best estimate but, due the variable nature of farming, not guaranteed!

 

Produce Planner

As part of the Market’s mission to grow a healthier community, we’ve partnered with local neighborhood yoga studios to offer free outdoor yoga classes! Before or after you shop the Market, join talented instructors from YogaFit Studios for an hour of blissful outdoor practice in the lawn overlooking the Mighty Mississippi and Stone Arch Bridge! Learn more

 

Story Time

9:10 & 9:40 a.m. – Join Guthrie Theater actor H. Adam Harris on the blue mats in our green music tent by the Guthrie stairs for 20-minute theatrical readings of his favorite children’s books!

 

Mill City Cooks

10:30 to 11 a.m. – Join us for our chef-led cooking class offered every Saturday in the train shed patio, inspiring you to make your #WeeklyMarketMeal. This Saturday, guest chef Lachelle Cunningham will be making a seasonal dish using ingredients from the market. Samples and recipe cards are available at each demo—or check out our recipe archive!
 
NEW in 2019—Attend 8 or more of our Mill City Cooks classes and receive a Market Chef diploma certificate and exclusive kitchen swag! Learn more
 

Live Music

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – A Flor de Piel will be playing latin fusion music in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

 

Meet Your Vegetables

Nutrition and Public Health students lead our Meet Your Vegetables demonstrations at the top of the Chicago Mall, near Spoonriver restaurant. Discover creative, simple ways to prepare seasonal produce and walk away with a delicious sample and recipe card complete with nutrition information! Learn more.

 

Power of Produce

Power of Produce “PoP“ veggie tasting club is at the information booth every week! Kids ages 3-12 can earn a $2 token to spend on fruits and veggies by tasting a local, seasonal vegetable, as a way to empower kids to make healthy eating decisions. Learn more.

 

Vendor Map

Click here to view our interactive vendor map, and see who’s in this week.

Saturday Farmers Market

 

Breakfast & Lunch

Black Cat – classic breakfast and barbecue

Chef Shack – tacos, burgers, brats and more

Gorkha Palace – Indian and Nepali dumplings and curries

Northern Fires Pizza – seasonal farm-to-table pizzas

Root to Rise Kitchen – vegan street food

Solomon’s Bakery – sweet treats and bread
 

Art Market

Shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics and other artisan goods in our weekly rotating art market, located in the train shed near the entrance to the Museum. This week we are featuring:

Crankosaurus Press

Alana Cuellar Clay

Tribal Delightful Concoctions

Fair Anita

Furniture by DeGarmo
 

Community Booths

Farmstead Bike Shop – Helmet decoration for kids (and adults), quick fixes, bike commuter consultations, and showing off a few special bikes.
 
Freewheel Bike Shop – Browse and test ride the last bikes and ebikes.
 
Nice Ride – Minneapolis’ bike share service, with 3,000+ bikes and 400+ stations.
 
Cycling Museum of Minnesota – Learn about the rich and varied history of cycling in Minnesota and beyond.
 
Bike Cops for Kids – The Minneapolis Police Department will be on-site with free bike helmets and other giveaways for children.
 
äventyr – Shop for Minneapolis-made handcrafted bicycle bags, designed with the conscientious consumer in mind.