Harvest Social Benefit

You’re invited to… 


Celebrate healthy foods, local farmers and the work of our Charitable Fund at this year’s Harvest Social Benefit. This fund expands the Mill City Farmers Market’s educational and food access programs, partnerships and grants to local, sustainable farmers and food makers. Join us in supporting a healthier community.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

4:30-7:00 PM 

4:30 Cocktails, Appetizers, Silent Auction & Music by Orange Mighty Trio

5:30 Buffet Opens

6:00 Program Begins

Mill City Museum Train Shed

Enjoy signature cocktails from local Twin Spirits Distillery and an abundant farm-to-table dinner  with food from our farmers and food makers prepared by our Market Chefs Jenny Breen, Nettie Colón and Beth Jones. Plus, music from Orange Mighty Trio and silent & live auctions, supporting local farmers. Funds raised at the Harvest Social directly benefit the work of our Charitable Fund, including our educational programming and our Next Stage grant program.

New this year, you can browse select auction items in our online store! A great option for those who can’t attend the event, want to skip check-out lines or have to get their hands on these exclusive tickets, tours, classes and more. Our pre-sale store closes Saturday night!


Preview Live Auction Items

Annual Benefit Tomato Salad


Twin Spirits Signature “Veggie Pho” Cocktail
Wine, Local Beer & Lemonade

Passed Appetizers
Ground Cherry Chutney & Cheese Canapes
Onion Preserve & Cheese Canapes
Watermelon & Roasted Corn Gazpacho Cups

Sunshine Harvest Lamb & Beef Kofta with Mint Yogurt Sauce
Roasted Turkey with North African Piri Piri Sauce and Shitake Rice Pilaf
Roasted Cauliflower with potatoes and arugula pesto
Summer Vegetable Pickle
Kale and White Bean Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Feta

Cookies from Very Prairie, Salty Tart, and our own Market Chefs



Harvest Ticket: $125

Harvest Sponsor (table for 10): $2500

Sponsor a Farmer to attend the event $125

To buy tickets or donate via mail, send a check, phone number and email contact information to our office at:

Mill City Farmers Market Charitable Fund, 704 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

If you are unable to join us, please consider an online donation.

















Thank you for your ongoing support of the Mill City Farmers Market.

For questions about this event, please contact us at info@millcityfarmersmarket.org or 612-341-7580.


Click here to view photos from last years’ event. Photos credit: Amy Jeanchaiyaphum


THANK YOU to the 2018 Benefit Committee:

 Haley Burns, Wendy Ethen, Susie Goldstein, Nancy Johnson,

Kelly Nitschke, Mary Racciatti, Lisa Romanowski, Michelle Winchester

 trainshed shot benefit