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2016 Mill City Farmers Market Harvest Social is September 11

Mark your calendar! The 2016 Mill City Farmers Market Harvest Social is Sunday, September 11.

The annual Harvest Social is a celebration of healthy foods and local farmers. Enjoy abundant farm-to-table appetizers and signature cocktails in the historic Mill City Museum Trainshed.

To honor the 100th Anniversary of our National Parks in 2016, Kevin Kling will present an exclusive performance featuring the Mississippi River- the National Park in our backyard.

Proceeds from the annual fundraiser support the Market's mission “to inspire and nurture a healthy community by building a local, sustainable, and organic food economy in a vibrant educational marketplace.” Funds raised also benefit their educational programming. Learn about these initiatives here: 2016 MCFM Programming Report

Funds raised during the Annual Benefit are also used to for a mini grant program, Fund a Need, which supports the farmers of the MCFM.  In 2015, 12 grants totaling over $20,600 were awarded, and 7 grants  for over $13,800 have already beem awarded in 2016.  Read about the 2015 Farmer Grants here.

Ticket Options:

Harvest Ticket $125
4:00 – 7:00pm. Includes abundant farm to table appetizers, signature cocktails & exclusive performance by Kevin Kling.

Social Ticket $50
NEW this year, for guest 30 years and under.
5:30 – 7:00pm. Includes appetizers, two drink tickets & exclusive performance by Kevin Kling.

Click here to buy tickets online. To buy tickets (or donate) via mail, send a check along with your phone # and email contact information to: Mill City Farmers Market, 704 S 2nd Street, Mpls, MN 55401.  Please RSVP by August 15th.

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