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September 30, 2017, Saturday - Mill City Farmers Market

Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Location: 704 South 2nd Street

Today at Mill City Farmers Market:

It is time to honor our namesake and historic locale with our annual Bread Fest! Join us for mini lectures from renowned local bakers and a book signing from Beth Dooley. Plus, enter your own loaf in our baking showcase to share the story of bread in your life! Simply drop off your best quick bread or yeasted bread in the train shed demo area by 9:30 on September 30 to enter the showcase. Learn, taste and share your tips with other home bakers and professionals. All showcase participants will receive a thank you gift from the market, including 2 complimentary mimosas or cappuccinos from Spoonriver restaurant, a Mill City Farmers Market hat or canvas tote bag and one 2 1/2lb bag of heritage flour from Sunrise Flour Mill! Click here to download and fill out your entry form before you arrive (forms will also be available the day of the showcase).

Produce Planner

Apples, aronia berries, arugula, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, celery,  collards, cucumbers, dried beans, eggplant, fresh herbs, garlic, grapes, green beans, kale, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, pears, peppers, radicchio, radishes, romanesco, onions, peppers, pumpkins, spinach, summer squash, Swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, winter squash (acorn, butternut, delicata, kabocha, spaghetti), zucchini and more!

Mill City Cooks

Bread Fest Home Baker Showcase and Speakers:

8 – 9:30 –Home Bakers drop off breads in the train shed kitchen.

9:30 – 10:30  – Share and listen to home bakers’ bread stories

10:30 – 11:30 Bread Baking Demonstrations:

Beth Dooley MC and book signing of her new book ‘Savory Sweet: Simple Preserves from a Northern Kitchen’Darrold Glanville of Sunrise Flour Mill – Demystifying Sourdough, Jonathan Kaye of Heritage Breads– Breads with Extras: The Chef’s Approach to Bread, John Jacobson – All about Rye

Plus, learn about Minneapolis’ flourful history at the Mill City Museum!

Live Music

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

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.

Community Booth

Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS)