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Bread Festival 2018

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Bread Festival


Sep 22 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, September 22 we are honoring the Market's namesake and historic locale with our annual Bread Festival! Join us for mini lectures from renowned local bakers, enter your own loaf in our baking showcase and shop from over 60+ local farmers and food makers including three bakeries, farm-to-table sourdough pizza and fresh artisan pasta! Read on for more details.

Produce Planner

Our farmers will let us know soon!

Bread Festival

2018 Line-up

  • 8 – 9:30 Home Bakers drop off breads
  • 8 – 1 Seed art craft activity and coloring
  • 9:30 – 10:30 Share and listen to home bakers’ bread stories
  • 10:30 – 11:30 Bread  demonstrations emceed by Heather Meyer
  • ►Darrold Glanville of Sunrise Flour Mill – Demystifying Sourdough
  • ►Jonathan Kaye of Heritage Breads – Sourdough Pita
  • ►Arie Preisert of Northern Fires – Sourdough Pizza

Remember to head inside where you can explore the Mill City Museum and learn about Minneapolis’ flourful history!

Baking Showcase

Enter your loaf in our annual Bread Baking Showcase to share the story of bread in your life! The Baking Showcase is open to all, and participants will receive a gift of 2 free mimosas at Spoonriver restaurant, free admission to the Mill City Museum, $5 off at Lakewinds Co-op and a free dough scraper from Sunrise Flour Mill!

Yeasted or quick breads welcome. To enter, simply fill out our Showcase Entry Form (before the market or on-site) and drop off your loaf between 8 and 9:30 a.m. in the train shed kitchen demo patio. From 9:30 to 10:30 bakers will sample and share stories of their breads for the public.

View last year’s showcase entries!

Market Yoga

9 to 10 a.m. – 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 Alchemy 365 for an hour of blissful outdoor practice in the lawn overlooking the Mighty Mississippi and Stone Arch Bridge! Learn more

Live Music

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Say Darling Stringband will be playing in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

Vendor Map

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

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