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Jun102017

June 10, 2017, Saturday - Mill City Farmers Market

Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Location: 704 South 2nd Street

Today at Mill City Farmers Market

Celebrate Wellness Weekend at Mill City Farmers Market’s Saturday Market! Mill City Farmers Market is Minneapolis' trusted source for local, sustainable and organic groceries, bringing fresh food, cooking education and live entertainment to one beautiful place. Join us and over 60 local farmers, food makers and artisans this Saturday for a unique outdoor shopping experience. Our partner, UCare will be at the market this Saturday sponsoring an outdoor yoga class and offering market visitors resources for incorporating more wellness activities into their lives! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2rQoH7K

PRODUCE PLANNER
Arugula, asparagus, baby bok choi, beets, carrots, cherry tomatoes, dried beans, fresh herbs (chives, cilantro, mint), green garlic, kale, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, mustard greens, nettles, pac choi, radishes (French breakfast and red globe), rhubarb, salad turnips, spinach, spring onions, strawberries, Swiss chard 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 Nettie Colón of Red Hen Gastrolab will be making a seasonal, summer dish. 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. 

MINI FARM
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.

KIDS ACTIVITY
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.

LIVE MUSIC
Singer songwriter Sam Timmreck will preform bluegrass Americana tunes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Green tent near the Guthrie stairs!

ART MARKET
Shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics and other artisan goods in our weekly rotating art market, located in the train shed near the entrance to the Museum. This week we are featuring unique photos and textiles from Wild Birds Flying, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, redcruiser paper goods and prints, and furniture and woodworking from Old Word Cabinet.