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Jul092017

Scenes from the July 8 Mill City Farmers Market

Ta-da! It's raspberry season!

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Wild and crazy heirloom tomatoes from Nistler Farms. According to their Facebook page, sweet corn is running about a week behind what Jeffrey considers normal, and the melon crop is looking fantastic. 

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

It's like a cloud - if you stare at it long enough it will resemble something...

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Big Rivers Farms is operated by Minnesota Food Association (MFA), a nonprofit that provides a guarenteed market for farmers representing 10 countries around the world. They are located by Marine on St. Croix, and are holding an Open House on July 15.

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Stop by the Info Booth to learn what's in these Bee Friendly packets.

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Squeezed while you wait - refreshing drinks from The Bolt!

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Below, Cara Lahti and Anna Bottila debuted Fair Anita at the July 8 Market. The jewelry, clothing, cards and other items offered are fair trade products made by over 8,000 talented, yet marginalized, women in 16 countries. Look for an article about Fair Anita on our Farmers Market blog later this week. 

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

With regard to the following three pictures - WEI Executive Director, Karen Clark, explained to me that these items diplayed at their booth are from the Mashkiikii Gitigan (Ojibwe for medicine garden). The garden was created on a formerly vacant, contaminated lot by the 24th Street Urban Farm Coalition as a way to address the food justice needs of people living in the Phillips community of South Minneapolis.

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Beth Dooley and Mette Nielsen demonstrated Hot & Tangy Strawberry Jam during the Mill City Cooks demo. With only 5 ingredients, this one-pan recipe is quick and easy.

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

New from Horner's Corner: Maple Grenadine Syrup. Steve will be happy to provide suggestions on ways to use it.

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

Milly the goat!

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

July 8, 2017 Mill City Farmers Market

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