Mill City Farmer's Market-Bluegrass & Spring Greens
BLUEGRASS & SPRING GREENS!
Saturday | May 21 | 8AM to 1PM
SATURDAY AT THE MARKET:
- Mill City Cooks: free class
- Live broadcast of KBEM's 'Bluegrass Saturday Morning'
- Wine samples from St. Croix Vineyards
- The History Hound and Kids' veggie sampling
- More than 50 local farmers and artisans!
- Delicious breakfast and lunch
- Click here to see all events!
WHAT'S IN SEASON:
asparagus | morels | nettles
baby bok choi | beets | carrots
chives | green garlic | kale
pea shoots | chicory | parsnips
cilantro | oregano | thyme
lettuce | swiss chard | arugula
radishes | spinach | rhubarb
salad mix | cabbage| hakurei turnips | hazelnuts | micro greens | vegetable seedlings and much, much more! Click here to see our produce planner!
MARKET FESTIVITIES: 5/21/2016
Photos by our friends at Mill City Times
Spring Greens Risotto: 10:30-11AM
Market Chef Jenny Breen is cooking a Spring Greens Risotto in the Mill City Cooks Kitchen this Saturday. Learn creative ways to eat your greens at our free 30-minute cooking class located in the train shed patio.
Click here for more information about Mill City Cooks!
Enjoy local breakfast and lunch at the market: Artisan bread and pastries, vegetarian Nepali dumplings, sweet and savory crepes, cold-press juices, pulled-pork breakfast hash, sweet potatoes tacos and more!
Click here to see who's in on our vendor map!
This Saturday's featured local artists include: Chris Chookiatsirichai, Christy Wetzig Ceramics, Billboard Bags, Crookedwood, ArtAndes, Sally Fritz Clothing, and Sassy Knitwear. Find them in the train shed near the entrance to the museum!
Click here to see who's in on our interactive map!
LIVE MUSIC, 11am-1pm:
Get up and dance or tap your boots! Mill City Farmers Market happily welcomes back The Eddies, who will be singing a mix of traditional, roots, soulful and whimsical songs in the music tent near the Guthrie Steps.
Click here to learn about The Eddies!
Hennepin County Master Gardeners!
Learn how to grow tomatoes that won't split or what that bug is in your yard! Bring your gardening questions to the Master Gardener Volunteers who will be on the Chicago Mall all day.
Click here to learn more about Hennepin County Master Gardeners!
KBEM Jazz88 FM!
This Saturday Phil Nusbaum and Kevin Barnes will once again host 'Bluegrass Saturday Morning' live from the Mill City Farmers Market! Say hello to your favorite Jazz88 radio hosts, listen to lively roots and americana music, and even watch live interviews with MCFM staff and farmers.
Click here to learn more about KBEM!
St. Croix Vineyards!
Taste local wine samples from one of Minnesota's largest and most well known wineries. This Stillwater winery has international award-winning wines ranging from intense, oak-aged Frontenac to refreshing La Crescent Dessert Wine.
Click here to learn more about St. Croix Vineyards!
MNHS History Hound!
Meet the History Hound--the Minnesota Historical Society's much-loved mascot! Pose with the History Hound for fun photos and learn how to start your family's 2016 summer passport by collecting stamps across the state at Minnesota's Historic sites!
Click here to learn more about the MNHS summer passport!
DID YOU KNOW?
In addition to beautiful produce, you can get over a dozen varieties of heritage dried beans from Xai and her family at Bean Market! For over 20 years, the Xiong family has been providing Minnesota with a vast variety of fresh, heritage dried beans. There are very few other places in town where you can find local, organically grown beans of such diversity.
Click here to read more about Bean Market!
'Mushroom, Greens, and Asparagus Pasta'
Boil your pasta in salted water until just al dente. While the pasta is boiling heat the sunflower oil over medium high heat in a large sauté pan. Add the garlic scapes and mushrooms and...
Click here to get the recipe!
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Since 1992, St. Croix Vineyards had been dedicated to supporting and reinventing local agriculture and creating Minnesota's best wines.
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