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Mill City Farmers Market Blog

The Unofficial Blog of the Mill City Farmers Market.  Mill City Times is proud to be a Sponsor and Community Partner of The Market.  Read more here...

Celebrating their 12th Season!

Mill City Farmers Market 2017 Dates:

Every Saturday / May 6 - October 28

Mill City Farmers Market 2017 Hours:

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (October Hours 9a-1p)

Mill City Farmers Market Location:

704 S. Second St. Minneapolis, MN

Friday
Jun032011

Kare 11 Visits Mill City Farmers Market

Kare 11 spent some time at the May 28 Mill City Farmers Market:

 

Thursday
Jun022011

Saga Hill Designs at Mill City Farmers Market

Wendy Johnson of Saga Hill Designs recently visited the market with a lovely array of hand-painted silk and silk-blend yarns, hand-painted silk wraps, sachets and soaps.  Saga Hill is also the home of Minnesota Series Dyes™.

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Wednesday
Jun012011

Pedal Powered Smoothies at Mill City Farmers Market

Tuesday
May312011

Birchberry Native Arts and Food at the Mill City Farmers Market

In addition to Wild Rice, Soup Mixes and Maple Syrup, you can find clothing and exquisite individually created cards from Birchberry Native Arts and Food (look for the 'Minnesota Native American Wild Rice and Maple Syrup' sign).

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Monday
May302011

American Indian Magnet School Students Pow Wow at the Mill City Farmers Market

Sunday
May292011

Bramblewood at Mill City Farmers Market

Amy of Bramblewood Treats is a regular vendor at the Mill City Farmers Market.   Items such as the Classic Cream Scones are from her great-grandmothers recipe collection.   Check back weekly to see what new flavor twist she's adding to popcorn. 

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Added bonus - everything is nicely packaged.  If you can resist the urge to eat them all yourself you can use them for gift basket items, or just surprise someone with a wonderful treat.

Saturday
May282011

Cracked Clay at Mill City Farmers Market

Tom Abel does amazing things with clay.  The below pictures do not do justice to his skill of combining detail, texture and rich colors.  If you missed him at the Mill City Farmers Market be sure to check out his mnpottery.com and crackedclay.com websites.   You can reach Tom at 612-719-7748.

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Friday
May272011

Prairie Hollow Farm at Mill City Farmers Market

Prairie Hollow Farm offerings include cheese, bread, pancake mix, vegetables and grass-fed beef produced naturally on their family farm.  On a recent visit I picked up a loaf of the Whole Wheat Oatmeal bread - so good toasted with some honey butter.  Last week I shredded a block of their mild cheddar on a casserole - turned out perfect.  Their website is updated every Friday, so you'll know what they have in store for Saturday's MCFM.

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This is the first year I've seen "fiddleheads" at the market.  Per Pam, they're normally past optinum harvesting by the time Market opens, but due to the cool Spring they were available this year:

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Thursday
May262011

Queen of Tarts at Mill City Farmers Market

Be sure to treat yourself to a sweet or savory tart from Queen of Tarts.  They will pop one in the oven if you'd like a toasty warm snack while shopping at the Market, or you can enjoy at home.  When I learned the "Bake Well" was almond flavored I had to try it - and it was delish!

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Wednesday
May252011

Very Prairie at Mill City Farmers Market

You can count on Susan Dietrich of Very Prairie to have a wonderful array of products to choose from when you visit the Market.  Previously I've tried the marshmallows, crackers, and granola.  This week it's the Fruit & Nut Crostini.  Next week - a pie?  YUM!

I recently read this May 2010 article about Susan on the Simple, Good, and Tasty website, and even though it's a year old, it's still very informative.

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Tuesday
May242011

Chef Shack at Mill City Farmers Market

If you've visited the MCFM, you already know why there's a the long line leading up to the Chef Shack.  That aroma can turn even the most dedicated dieter into a donut zombie.  Check out this recent City Pages Best Desserts 2011 article.

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Monday
May232011

Ames Farm at Mill City Farmers Market

Ames Farm Single Source Honey is raw, unheated and has a complex collection of enzymes, plant pigments, organic acids, esters, and antibiotic agents and trace minerals.

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Sunday
May222011

PlantWorn Custom Clothing at Mill City Farmers Market

Katie and Madrone Kubovcik of PlantWornlook forward to seeing you at the MCFM this year. 

PlantWorn is a screen printing and sewing company that is an outlet for creativity and is also based on the belief that clothing should be produced responsibly.  They use U.S. made and organic sources whenever possible, and also focus on using reclaimed fabrics or re-fashioning pre-worn clothing in a vintage style.

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Saturday
May212011

Ellies Whole Grains at Mill City Farmers Market

Flax Seed, Flax Lignans + Barley - Ellie's Whole Grains for Healthy Eating.

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Friday
May202011

Sassy Knitwear at Mill City Farmers Market

Check out the latest fashion creations from Sassy Knitwear at Mill City Farmers Market.

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