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Saturday Farmers Market 8/24

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Melon Saturday Market


Aug 24
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mill City’s Saturday Farmers Market is Minneapolis' trusted source for local, sustainable and organic groceries, bringing fresh food, cooking education and live entertainment to one beautiful place. Join over 60 local farmers, food makers and artisans – rain or shine – this Saturday for a unique outdoor grocery shopping experience.

Produce Planner

Artichoke, arugula, beans (dried), beets, bitter balls (African eggplant), bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collard greens, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green beans, ground cherries, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, melon, microgreens, mushrooms (fresh, frozen, dried), okra, onions, peppers (hot, sweet), potatoes, radishes, salad mix, 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


Coffee with Your...

9 to 10 a.m. – Enjoy a cup of coffee with your Park Ranger! Drop by to get to know National Park Service Ranger Dan Dressler from the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam in our new “Coffee with Your…” series, where we invite local leaders and community figures to the market’s train shed demo area. Grab a cup of coffee from market vendors The Bolt or Cafe Palmira and ask Ranger Dan questions and raise any issues you see in the community. Learn more.


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, market chef Jenny Breen 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. – The Ring Toss Twins will be spinning funk and dance records 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.


Produce Planner

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

Saturday Farmers Market


Breakfast & Lunch

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:

Radiate Activewear

Adam Gruetzmacher

Larissa Loden

Furniture by DeGarmo

Community Booth

Mill City Commons is a membership organization for neighbors 55+; a welcoming “village” that builds community through programs that connect people to each other and to the resources needed to maintain and support vibrant lives as they age.