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Saturday Farmers Market


Aug 3 2019
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

Arugula, beans (dried), beets, baby bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collard greens, cucumbers, currants (red), eggplant, fennel, garlic (green), 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, 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 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, our market chef 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. – Mary DuShan and Nick Jordan will be playing bluegrass folk tunes 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:

House of Talents


Alana Cuellar Clay

Tribal Delightful Concoctions



Community Booth

Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library provides accessible information on services and programs of this iconic community resource. Visit with staff and volunteers, play our Trivia Wheel game, win a free book and get a library card if you do not have one.



Bloody Mary samples from Prairie Organic Spirits!