Mill City Farmer's Market-Bluegrass & Spring Greens

Mill City Farmers Market's weekly e-newsletter | May 18, 2016

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BLUEGRASS & SPRING GREENS!

Saturday | May 21 8AM to 1PM

SATURDAY AT THE MARKET:

  Click here   to see our interactive vendor map!

Click here to see our interactive vendor map!

  • 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

 Click here for delicious recipes featuring  Swiss Chard

Click here for delicious recipes featuring Swiss Chard

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

COOKING CLASS

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!

KIDS ACTIVITIES

  • Learn some Minnesota history and pose for a fun photo with the MNHS History Hound!
  • Power of Produce (PoP), all day veggie samples in the Info Booth

Click here for more info on our events calendar!

COME HUNGRY!

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!

Need some caffeine? Try The Bolt or Cafe Palmira, and pick up a bag of family-sourced, shade-grown coffee beans

Click here to see who's in on our vendor map!

ART MARKET

This Saturday's featured local artists include: Chris ChookiatsirichaiChristy Wetzig CeramicsBillboard BagsCrookedwoodArtAndesSally 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: 

The Eddies

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!

COMMUNITY BOOTHS

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!

MARKET NEWS

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!

SPRING RECIPE

'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!

MEMBER SPECIALS FOR MAY

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Thank You, St. Croix Vineyards!

Since 1992, St. Croix Vineyards had been dedicated to supporting and reinventing local agriculture and creating Minnesota's best wines.

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