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July 8, 2017, Saturday - Mill City Farmers Market

Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Location: 704 South 2nd Street

Today at Mill City Farmers Market: Wellness Weekend

Produce Planner

Arugula, bok choi, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, dried beans, fresh herbs (chives, cilantro, mint), garlic scapes, green garlic, green beans, kale, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, salad turnips, snap peas, snow peas, spinach, spring summer squash, onions, strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, zucchini and more!

Mill City Cooks

Learn how to cook market meals in our free, chef-led cooking demo, Mill City Cooks, offered every Saturday in the train shed patio at 10:30. This Saturday, market chef Beth Dooley will be making a strawberry jam! Plus, our kids’ tables at the demo always feature coloring sheets and other engaging activities, giving adults some free time to relax with a cup of coffee and learn tips and easy seasonal recipes from our market chefs. Samples and recipe cards are available at each demo—or check out our recipe archive!

Power of Produce

Power of Produce “PoP“ veggie tasting club is at the information tent every Saturday! Kids ages 3-12 can earn a $2 token to spend on fruits and veggies by tasting a local, seasonal vegetable, as a way to empower kids to make healthy eating decisions. Learn more.

Mini Farm

The Minnesota Historical Society’s Oliver H. Kelley Farm joins us on the second Saturday of each month to show us what life was like on an 1860’s Minnesota farm. Meet heritage-breed sheep and chickens and chat with Kelley Farm staff on the top of the Chicago Mall, near Spoonriver restaurant.

Meet Your Vegetables

Nutrition and Public Health students lead our Meet Your Vegetables demonstrations at the top of the Chicago Mall, near Spoonriver restaurant. Discover creative, simple ways to prepare seasonal produce and walk away with a delicious sample and recipe card complete with nutrition information! Learn more.

Live Music

Orange Mighty Trio will be playing live music from 11 – 1 in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

Community Booths

Move Minneapolis – Learn safe and easy ways to incorporate commuting, public transportation and biking into your weekly routine during Minneapolis road construction this summer.

Homegrown Foods – Meal kits made with local and sustainable ingredients. This Saturday, Homegrown Foods will be selling kits for Bacon Arepas with Tango Salad and Vegetable Garbage Bread, made with Mill City Farmers Market ingredients! Pre-order yours here.