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Jun222019

June 22, 2019, Saturday - Mill City Farmers Market

May 25, 2019 Mill City Farmers Market

Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Chicago Mall and 2nd Street S (next to Guthrie Theater)

Today at Mill City Farmers Market: This Saturday is our annual Brain Health Day! Learn how a healthy diet can impact the health of your brain in our cooking demo, get your body moving with Market Yoga and line up for our annual helmet giveaway and fitting hosted by our neighbors at the American Academy of Neurology

PRODUCE PLANNER

Our farmers will let us know soon.

MARKET YOGA

9 to 10 a.m. – As part of the Market’s mission to grow a healthier community, we’ve partnered with local neighborhood yoga studios to offer free outdoor yoga classes! Before or after you shop the Market, join talented instructors from YogaFit Studios for an hour of blissful outdoor practice in the lawn overlooking the Mighty Mississippi and Stone Arch Bridge. Learn more

MILL CITY COOKS

10 to 10:15 a.m. – Learn fundamental cooking skills, including selection, prep and storage for seasonal farmers market vegetables and more in the train shed patio.
 
10:30 to 11 a.m. – Join us for our chef-led cooking class offered every Saturday in the train shed patio, inspiring you to make your #WeeklyMarketMeal. This Saturday, guest chef Jill Holter will be making a seasonal dish using ingredients from the market. Samples and recipe cards are available at each demo—or check out our recipe archive!

NEW in 2019—Attend 8 or more of our Mill City Cooks classes and receive a Market Chef diploma certificate and exclusive kitchen swag! Learn more

HELMET GIVEAWAY

Our neighbors at the American Academy of Neurology will be giving away bike helmets to the first 1,000 customers at the market! Plus, expert AAN staff will be available for helmet fittings and more.

LIVE MUSIC

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Light of the Moon will be playing Americanna folk tunes in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

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.

POWER OF PRODUCE

Power of Produce “PoP“ veggie tasting club is at the information booth every week! 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.

VENDOR MAP

Click here to view our interactive vendor map, and see who’s in this week.

BREAKFAST & LUNCH

3 Bear Oats – sweet and savory steel cut oats

Black Cat – classic breakfast and barbecue

Chef Shack – tacos, burgers, brats and more

Gorkha Palace – Indian and Nepali dumplings and curries

Northern Fires Pizza – seasonal farm-to-table pizzas

Salty Tart Bakery – pastries and bread

Solomon’s Bakery – sweet treats and bread

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:

redcruiser

Matthew Krousey Ceramics

Vikse Designs

Crookedwood

COMMUNITY BOOTH

Minnesota Fringe connects adventurous artists with adventurous audiences by creating open, supportive forums for free and diverse artistic expression. Through our summer festivals and dynamic year-round programming, Minnesota Fringe is an artistic disruptor for local and national artists.