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Kale Greens for Good


Oct 6 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greens for Good is the Market's gleaning and food donation program. Did you know that every year our farmers donate over 5,000 pounds of produce to our neighbors in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood? 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 this Saturday and bring it to the Greens for Good tent at the top of the Market.

Produce Planner

Apples, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, carrots, celery, collard greens, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green beans, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce heads, melon, microgreens, mushrooms, okra, onions, peanuts, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, radicchio, radishes, salad greens, spinach, sweet corn, Swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, winter squash and zucchini

Story Time

9:10 & 9:40 a.m. – Guthrie Story Time is the first Saturday of every month in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs. Join Guthrie Theater actors on the blue mats for 20-minute theatrical readings of their favorite children’s books!

Knife Skills Demo

9:30 to 10:30 – Every month, join experts from local, family-owned knife shop Eversharp Kinves in the train shed to learn knife skills and home sharpening techniques—Plus, get a coupon for 3 complimentary knife sharpenings at their shop! Be sure to stay for the Mill City Cooks demo to follow.

Mill City Cooks

10:30 to 11 a.m. – Learn how to cook your #WeeklyMarketMeal in our chef-led cooking demo, Mill City Cooks, offered every Saturday in the train shed patio. This Saturday, market chef Jenny Breen will be making a seasonal dish using ingredients from the market. Plus, our kids’ tables at the demo always feature coloring sheets and other engaging activities, giving adults some free time to relax with a cup of coffee while picking up tips and easy seasonal recipes from our market chefs. Samples and recipe cards are available at each demo—or check out our recipe archive!

Live Music

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Sam Timmreck will be playing in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

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.

Community Booth

Come stop by Animal Rights Coalition‘s booth for delicious plant-based recipes, information on our programs to help animals, and learn about our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!

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:

Breakfast & Lunch

Vendor Map

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

Visit Vendor Map Saturday Market


Delta Dental of Minnesota is happy to support MCFM’s innovative and important Greens for Good program. Delta Dental’s goal is to improve overall health through oral health, and access to nourishing food is one step in that effort.