Community Meeting – Thursday, July 26th

Community Meeting – July 26th  

Join city leaders, market staff and volunteers, and neighbors for a community meeting about the changes happening to the Midtown Farmers Market site! On Thursday, July 26th from 6-8pm at the Hennepin County Building (2215 E. Lake Street), learn more about the upcoming development, and help the market advocate for a suitable location in 2019 and 2020, as well as a permanent plaza that works well for market vendors and the surrounding community. Read more

Community Meeting – Save the Date

Community Meeting – Save the Date  

Your market is in a time of transition. A permanent plaza is being developed for the market site, which will bring many new opportunities for market vendors and the community! However, we also face challenges, like finding a suitable temporary site for 2019 and 2020, and ensuring that the plan for the new permanent site fits the market’s needs. We need market goers to come to our community meeting with elected officials and voice support! Save the date for Thursday, July 26th, from 6pm-8pm. More details to come soon! Read more

Bikarelly + Juneteenth Celebration + Strawberry Season 🍓

Visit New Vendor Bikarelly this Saturday

Bikarelly will be at the market sporting stylish and comfortable wares for commuting. Stop by to make a practical upgrade to your wardrobe!

Juneteenth at the Market

Extend Juneteenth celebrations into the weekend! This week the market stage will feature local performers Lonnie Farrow, of Lonnie “the L.Train”Truth Maze as emcee, and the Isé-Aṣé Collective. Read more

Celebrate Dad at the Market

Gear up for Father’s Day at the Market

This Saturday, why not celebrate dads at the market? Grab your pop and pick up some grill-ables for a cookout, take in some tunes, and treat him to some breakfast, lunch, coffee – or all three! See you at the market! Read more

First Tuesday Market + Youth Leadership Day

Get your Weekday Market Fix 

Your weekday market shopping option kicks off today (June 5th)! Find local veggies, seasonings, and other meal fixins at the market from 3pm-7pm on Tuesdays starting today and going through October. Read more

Bee and Pollinator Day + Dumplings – this Saturday at the Market!

Bee and Pollinators Day + Lake Street Dumpling Tour
This Saturday @ the Midtown Farmers Market

Celebrate bees and pollinators of all kinds at the market this week! Pollinator Works will be selling plants intended to build pollinator habitats (it’s their final week at the market!), plus visit with Corcoran Pollinator Project at their Community Table. You’ll also find our good ol’ market standbys, Master Gardeners to troubleshoot any questions you may have about maintaining a welcoming space in the garden for pollinators. Read more

Make Local Flavor the Star of your Memorial Day Weekend!

Kicking off summer this long weekend? Plan your backyard cookout, find road trip snacks, or treat yourself to something tasty for a quiet staycation. Our local vendors have what you need to make this holiday weekend a blast! Read more

FREE Fitness Classes Begin + Live Music by Iña Yukka this Saturday, May 19th

FREE Fitness Classes Begin + Live Music by Iña Yukka
This Saturday @ the Midtown Farmers Market

Start your weekend off right with FREE feel-good fitness classes at the market. Starting this week, we’ve got FREE Zumba or Yoga classes on offer most weeks. Scope out the schedule:

  • All-levels Yoga by Imbue Yoga – 1st and 3rd Saturdays @ 8:30am.  (now on the grass 🙂 Bring a mat. Imbue’s vision is to offer a safe, welcoming, body-positive place that will “imbue” all who enter with a sense of well being, permeate with good energy, and inspire compassion out in the world. (Starting THIS SATURDAY 5/19).
  • Zumba by Silvia Perez of Mujeres en Accion y Poder – 2nd Saturdays @ 8:30am.  Get your body moving with Silvia and bring that energy into the rest of your day! Class will be instructed in Spanish, but you don’t need to be a Spanish speaker to participate – just watch and follow. All are welcome. (Starting Saturday June, 9th).
  • Zumba by the YWCA Midtown – Tuesdays @ 5:30pm June-August. (Starting June 5th).

We recommend you follow up your workout with some breakfast, shopping for local produce (asparagus is in!), and this Saturday – free live music by local duo Iña Yukka – bringing Chilean folk to our market stage**. Check out a sample of their music below and come see them live on Saturday from 9am-11am. Read more

Treat your Mom – Saturday, May 12th at the Market!

Celebrate Moms at the Market! 

Looking for a special something for your mom this Mother’s Day weekend? Why not pick something up from one of our vendors as a gift this Saturday – or better yet – bring her for brunch and a day out! Plant starts will be available this weekend from Pollinator Works, Green Earth Growers, and Spark-Y. Urban Layers will also be at the market with chicks and chickens to visit! Read more

Opening Day is finally here!

Guide to the Opening Day Food Truck Fest

Join us in celebrating the start of market season this Saturday from 8am-1pm! Want to plan for your big day out? May we suggest this 10-step guide…

  • Step 1Walk, bike or bus it to the market. We’re just steps off the Blue line Lake Street/Hiawatha light rail stop, and a few blocks from the Midtown Greenway, so why not soak in the long-awaited spring sunshine and avoid the hassle of traffic and parking?
  • Step 2Grab breakfast from our lineup of food trucks & vendors.
  • Step 3:  Enjoy live music by Lonnie the L Train from 9am-11am while you eat.
  • Step 4:  Stock up on fresh, locally produced veggies and other foods to take home and enjoy.
  • Step 5: Enter your name in our drawing to win bundles of market goodies. We’ll be giving away MFM merch and products from our stellar vendors!
  • Step 6: Shop for beautiful handmade items like furniture, photography and jewelry for yourself, your friends, and the mothers in your life.
  • Step 7: Re-fuel with delicious lunch from one (or more) of our array food trucks and vendors.
  • Step 8: Groove to tunes by Javier Trejo from 11am-1pm while you digest.
  • Step 9Donate blood at the Memorial Blood Center’s donation bus.
  • Step 10: You just saved a life, you better have one more snack before hitting the road.

For full event details, and to invite your friends – click here! See you at the market! Read more

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