2017 Season Recap & Reflections

2017 Season by the Numbers

What a beautiful year 2017 was at the Midtown Farmers Market!  Nearly 50,000 customers came out to support the livelihoods of 75 local farmers and entrepreneurs, we provided access to over $35,000 worth fresh local food to those most in need, and created a vibrant space for neighbors to gather weekly to see local artists on the market stage, eat, shop, and enjoy the richness of our community.

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Last two markets of the season | Celebrate HALLOWEEN @ the market!

Well folks, here we are: the last two markets of the season!  

It has been a great year at the Midtown Farmers Market; cultural and special event days have been celebrated, musicians and spoken word poets have moved us, neighbors have convened, conversations, laughter, food, drink, song and dance have been shared, new recipes have been tried, ping pong battles have been won and lost, heat waves, rainstorms and windstorms have been weathered, and heaps of fresh, healthy, local food and art have been bought, sold, and enjoyed by our conscientious community.

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Market Happenings Tuesday, October 17th, 3pm-6:30pm*

Attn Marketgoers! : Tuesday Market Time Change

With the days growing shorter and darkness creeping in on our Tuesday markets, we will be closing at 6:30pm on Tuesdays for the rest of the season. Find fresh local produce and more in our normal location every Tuesday from 3pm-6:30pm through October 31st.

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Tuesday Market Time Change | Help Make the Market Magic Happen!

We Need YOU!
Now Seeking Market Volunteers & Advisory Committee Members

Love the market?  Join the organizing team that makes it great!We currently have opportunities for both market volunteers and Advisory Committee members.

Market Volunteers are needed for 2-3 hour shifts every Saturday to help with market set-up and tear-down, customer service and token sales, customer and vendor surveys, and other market management tasks. Click here or email mallory@midtownfarmersmarket.org to sign up for a shift.

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Market Happenings – Tuesday, October 10th

Music – 4-6pm – Brian Peterson
Hot Food – Bad Gyros

Community Table – Hennepin County Child and Teen Checkups

Vendors – Timothy Vang, Cha Veggies, Pflaum Farms, Bao Xiong, Peter’s Pumpkins & Carmen’s Corn, Havlicek’s Veseli Vrsek OrchardStraight River FarmHilltop Pastures Family FarmWeed’s Greens

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One More Month of Market Flavor – Let’s Savor It!

Fill your baskets this Saturday with all of the bounty of the fall harvest! We’ll be here every Saturday and Tuesday through October 31st, so be sure to take advantage of all the delicious seasonal produce this month before the dark days of grocery store shopping set in.

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Saturday – Oyate Hotanin (Voice of the People) & Fall Harvest Celebration

Come shake a leg, sip on a fancy cocktail, enjoy tasty food truck bites, and mingle with the market community at our Fall Harvest Celebration this Saturday from 6-10pm at Du Nord Craft Spirits.

Tickets include live music by Javier Trejo, one small plate from Peep’s Hotbox and one Du Nord cocktail or mocktail. Grab your tickets now to take advantage of the reduced advance price. See you at the party!

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Market Happenings – Tuesday, September 26th

Music – 4-6pm – The Jugsluggers
Hot Food – Bad Gyros

Vendors – Timothy Vang, Cha Veggies, Pflaum Farms,  WI Cheese Outlet, Dream of Wild Health, Bao Xiong, Leng Chang Kettlecorn & Bubble Tea, Growing Lots Urban FarmPeter’s Pumpkins & Carmen’s CornHavlicek’s Veseli Vrsek OrchardStraight River FarmWeed’s Greens

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Market Happenings – Saturday, September 23rd

Midtown Flavors Cooking Demo
9-11am – Lisa will dole out samples and recipes for a tasty Summer Spaghetti Salad with fresh market produce.

Entertainment
9-11am – Music by The Jugsluggers
11am-1pm – Music by The Neigborhood Trio

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Meet “The Kings of Breakfast”

Kabomlette owners Greg & Chelsea Miller and family

by Eric Forseth and Anne Knauff, MFM Advisory Committee Members

They’ve been called, “The Kings of Breakfast,” They’ve been described as, “Made-to-order omelets and kabobs. Fast, cheap and fresh!” Anyone who’s ever enjoyed a Saturday morning omelet from Kabomelette would simply call them, “outstanding.”

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