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Farmers Market Archive
Wednesday
May242017

Get to Know Ommie Snacks - New at the 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Ommie Snacks of Chanhassen is the creation of Claudia Fierro-Poppen, a young entrepreneur (like her father!). These small batch energy bars are made with high quality ingredients, including all-natural dried fruits (cherries, apricots, pineapple, apples, bananas, cranberries, raisins) and raw sunflower and pumpkin seeds. For people with nut allergies, seeds are a great alternative. Read more about the ingredients here.

It's hard to believe, but Claudia was once a Marketing Manager for a national branded processed foods company. But the more she was around processed foods, the less she ate them. It led her to expand on vegetable gardening, cooking more from scratch, and eventually leaving that Marketing position to launch Ommie. Claudia is also a skilled yogi (she has been practicing since age 8), which ties in with her "Eat Mindfully. Live Mindfully." philosophy.

In addition to the Mill City Farmers Market, Claudia sells at other local metro Farmers Markets, and you can purchase Ommie bars online as well. You can also find Ommie Snacks on Facebook and Instagram.
 

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers MarketClaudia with her husband Mark

Note to vegetarian shoppers - these bars have no eggs or dairy. No nuts, soy or wheat either. If you want to see what's in them - just look at the two jars atop the display:

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Learn about all 9 varieties here.

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

May 20, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

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