Farmers Markets of Minneapolis

Minneapolis has many farmers markets throughout the City and most accept SNAP-EBT. Many operate year-round.

Summer market locations and schedules

View or download a map of 2022 summer farmers markets schedule.

Connect with the Farmers Markets of MPLS

Farmers Markets of MPLS Collaborative

The Farmers Markets of MPLS Collaborative welcomes and encourages all markets to participate. Formed in 2017, the collaborative's activities include:

  • Marketing
  • Technical assistance
  • Metrics collection
  • Other opportunities to build a more connected, accessible and effective market system

The collaborative works with partners:

  • City of Minneapolis
  • University of Minnesota
  • Homegrown Minneapolis
  • Minnesota Department of Agriculture
  • Other market champions

A planning team coordinates the collaborative's work. The planning team is comprised of:

  • Market managers
  • Homegrown Minneapolis/Local Food Policy Coordinator
  • University of Minnesota Applied Economics faculty Hikaru Peterson and researcher Joe Nowak

Market Managers in the leadership team include:

  • Martha Archer, Mill City Farmers Market
  • Elizabeth Day and Mel Anderson, Four Sisters Farmers Market
  • Emily Lund, Neighborhood Roots Markets - Fulton, Kingfield & Nokomis
  • Keeya Allen, Midtown Farmers Market
  • Mao Lee, Minneapolis Lyndale and Nicollet Mall Markets
  • DeVon Nolen, West Broadway Farmers Market

Many additional partners support the work and collective impact of the markets.

Curious to know more? Check out the Farmers Markets of Minneapolis Collaborative Strategic Plan .

Market Bucks

The Market Bucks incentive matches up to ten dollars worth of coupons per day to customers who use SNAP benefits. Market bucks must be used to purchase eligible foods at participating farmers markets.

Participating markets are noted on our Farmers Markets of Minneapolis map and downloadable list. 

For more information, please contact Hunger Solutions.

Starting a farmers market

Minneapolis has resources for starting and maintaining a farmers market or other market.  

Visit the Farmers Market Vendors page to learn about how to be a vendor at a Minneapolis farmers market. 

Visit the Farmers Market Managers page for information and resources on managing a farmers market. 

Opening or operating a farmers' market in Minneapolis requires approval and licensing. There are different types of farmers market licenses/permits depending on the type of market you want to operate. A public market is a defined place regulated by the city for the selling and buying of farm products and other market related products. The three categories of recognized and licensed public markets include:

  1. Farmers Markets
  2. Mini Markets
  3. Produce and Craft Markets

Additional Resources

Minnesota Farmers Market Association

USDA resources about SNAP and farmers markets

Visit the Minnesota Grown Directory for a directory of all Minnesota farms, markets and garden centers.

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

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Contact us

Homegrown Minneapolis

Phone

612-673-3553