Celebrate farmers market season with our summer Farmers Market Passport
Discover farmers markets across Minneapolis or in your community and support local farmers. 2024 Farmer's Market Passport COMING SOON to receive a free cookbook. Just like visiting other countries with a travel passport, enjoy the summer and use the passport to explore the markets in Minneapolis or your own neighborhood.
How to participate
- Print off or pick up the 2023 Farmers Market Passport at City Hall room 1, or the PSB Fitness Center.
- Visit at least 3 different farmers markets.
- At each farmers market, stop by the information booth for the market staff to write the market name and date in the passport.
- To redeem your passport and get your free cookbook, contact Melody West to drop off your passport and pick up your cookbook by visiting Room 1 of City Hall.
This activity is coordinated by the Stride Wellness Committee and Homegrown Minneapolis and is free for City employees. More information on farmers market schedules and locations is available at www.farmersmarketsofmpls.org
Mill City Farmers Market Walk & Talk
Cap off the farmers market season by attending the Mill City Farmers Market Walk and Talk event on September 23, 2023. Take a family-friendly tour of the market with James Beard award-winning cookbook writer Beth Dooley.
We will meet at the information booth at 9:00am for a quick overview and talk. You will receive a Stride farmers market bag and from 9:15-10:30 a.m. we will meet the farmers and shop. 10:30-11:00 a.m. we gather back to discuss what to make with food purchases and get recipes from Beth.
Here are some of the farmers:
- Bean Farm - Hmong Family dried beans, herbs and veggies
- Sunshine Harvest Farm - gorgeous eggs, beef, lamb, chicken, sausages
- Burning River Farm - great veggie grower with very knowledgeable and interesting interns
- Shepherd's Way sheep milk dairy - beautiful cheeses, fresh sheeps milk, sometimes sausages
- Cosmic Wheel - cow's milk cheeses
- Sunrise Flour Mill - heritage wheat flour, rye flour, rolled oats, sourdough starter etc.
- Women's Environment Institute - Wild Rice
- Viking Goddess - amazing pastries
- Horner's Corner - everything maple - syrup, infused syrup, sugar, vinegar and birch syrup
- Ames Honey - single source honey