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10 Secrets of the Market from Founder Brenda Langton

The Mill City Farmers Market is in full swing–both the Saturday Market and our new Tuesday Night Market are open and full of luscious local food. Earlier this month I sat down with Brenda Langton, founder of the Mill City Farmers Market, to get her inside scoop on the market’s 120+ farmers, food makers and…  Read More

Granola Bars

Brenda’s Granola Bars

Brenda Langton, founder of the market and farm-to-table restaurantuer, shares an easy and economical alternative to store bought granola bars–perfect for those of us with dietary restrictions in our families, since ingredients can easily be substituted.

Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Market founder and farm-to-table restaurateur Brenda Langton shares her recipe for Turkey Wild Rice Soup. This nutritious, yet comforting soup works with both raw turkey breast or holiday leftovers. Simply change the cooking time in the recipe as directed. Thank you to the Market’s sponsor and third-generation turkey farm Ferndale Market for partnering on recipes…  Read More


Regenerative Farming and the Environment

In part 1 of 4 in our Regenerative Farming & the Environment series with our sponsors The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota, our Executive Director Martha Archer joins Ann Mulholland, the chapter director for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota for a introduction to the work they’re doing to support sustainable…  Read More

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Remembering Harold Wilkins

COVID-19 has left many in our community and the world mourning the lives of loved ones. Today we’d like to recognize and remember a special person in the market community, Dr. Harold Wilkins, who passed away last Thursday due to complications from the virus. Harold and his partner Bryan joined the market as vendors 13…  Read More

Ginger Squash Soup

Ginger Squash Soup

This recipe comes from the market’s founder and Minneapolis restaurateur Brenda Langton along with her strong recommendation to stock up on squash at the fall and winter markets for simple soups at home! Brenda recommends long neck butternut squash, which are easy to cut, store well and have fewer seeds than other varieties. However, feel…  Read More

Cilantro Shallot Oil

With hot summer days behind us, the second round of local herbs are coming into season. That means it’s time to preserve your fresh farmers market herbs with market founder Brenda Langton’s Cilantro Shallot Oil. Drizzle on burritos or tacos, grilled chicken or fish, soups, salads and roasted vegetables–anywhere you would add fresh cilantro. Brenda…  Read More

Mill City Farmers Market Opening for 2019 with new Sustainability Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mill City Farmers Market Opening for 2019 with new Sustainability Statement The Market’s new policy attests to its reputation as a trusted grocery source and local food leader. Minneapolis, Minn.—On Saturday, May 4th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Mill City Farmers Market (MCFM) will open its outdoor season, located in…  Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Winter Squash

Winter squash is up there with pumpkin spice and sweater weather when it comes to the highlights of fall and winter. There are almost countless varieties of beautiful shapes and colors of these locally grown treasures, but such large and tough-skinned vegetables can also be intimidating. Let’s break down what you need to know about…  Read More

New season, new vendors

April 27th, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Get ready for the outdoor season at Mill City Farmers Market-opening Saturday, May 5th! Minneapolis, Minn.–On Saturday, May 5th Mill City Farmers Market (MCFM) opens for its 13th season. Grab your favorite tote bag and your grocery list and get ready to shop the market’s curated assortment of over…  Read More