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Kale with Lemon Tahini Dressing


Aug 10 2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This Saturday we are hosting a fresh produce drive for Greens for Good, the Market's food donation program. To participate, purchase extra produce from any of our farmers and bring it to the green tent at the top of the Market. Everyone who donates will receive a free cup of coffee or tea as a thank you! Learn more.

Produce Planner

Arugula, beans (dried), beets, baby bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collard greens, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green beans, ground cherries, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms (fresh, frozen, dried), nettles, okra, onions, peas, peppers (hot, sweet), potatoes, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, salad mix, squash blossoms, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, SWEET CORN!, Swiss chard, tomatoes (cherry, slicers), tomatillos, turnips (hakurei, salad) and zucchini.


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


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

Mill City Cooks

10 to 10:15 a.m. – Learn fundamental cooking skills, including selection, prep and storage for seasonal farmers market vegetables and more in the train shed patio.
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, market chef Nettie Colón 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. – Leonor Guelbenzu de Villota will be springing and playing Spanish guitar in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.


Mini Farm

The Minnesota Historical Society’s Oliver H. Kelley Farm joins us on the second Saturday of each month to show us what life was like on an 1860’s Minnesota farm. Meet heritage-breed sheep and chickens and chat with Kelley Farm staff on the top of the Chicago Mall, near Spoonriver restaurant.


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

3 Bear Oats – sweet and savory steel cut oats

Baker’s Field –bread and other baked goods

Black Cat – classic breakfast and barbecue

Chef Shack – tacos, burgers, brats and more

Gohan – market-inspired sushi

Gorkha Palace – Indian and Nepali dumplings and curries

Lowertown Bakehouse –bread and other baked goods

Northern Fires Pizza – seasonal farm-to-table pizzas

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:


Adam Gruetzmacher

Made by Liz P and Primative Precision

Ink Orchard

Community Booth

Pig farmers from Oink Outings are at the Market this Saturday, answering your questions about pigs and pork! For each question that you ask, one pound of ground pork is donated to Second Harvest Heartland to help feed families in need.


Delta Dental of Minnesota sponsors our Greens for Good food donation program. This Saturday we are opening the donations up to you! To get involved, simply purchase an extra bunch of greens, pint of tomatoes or any other product when you’re grocery shopping at the market and bring it to the Greens for Good & Delta Dental of Minnesota tent at the top of the Market. Learn more.