These 11 Incredible Farmers Markets In Minnesota Are A Must Visit
For most people, springtime in Minnesota means finally venturing outside for sunshine and fresh air. It also means the beginning of a very fruitful season of fresh produce. What better way to combine sunshine and fresh veggies than a trip to the farmers market? Among the dozens of great farmers markets in Minnesota, these 11 stand out as being truly incredible.
1. St. Paul Farmers Market
As one of the most popular farmers markets in the Twin Cities, the St. Paul Farmers Market does not disappoint. For those looking for fresh, in-season produce, you could do a lot worse. The downtown St. Paul market is full of helpful vendors who are more than willing to give you the scoop on their fruits and veggies. The St. Paul Farmers Market takes place on weekends from late April to late fall. Check out the full schedule
2. Minneapolis Farmers Market
On the other side of the river, the Minneapolis Farmers Market also offers a huge selection of helpful vendors. The market is held on weekends starting in April.
to see the full calendar, get a list of vendors, and more.
3. Hopkins Farmers Market
The Hopkins Farmers Market is considered by many to be one of the best in the Twin Cities. The market has been bringing fresh produce, eggs, and poultry to attendees since 1985. It's open rain or shine from June to October. Find the calendar and directions
4. Duluth Farmers Market
Don't think great markets are exclusive to the Twin Cities. In Duluth, the farmers market is a hot place to get produce, cut flowers, and more. If you crave fresh food and relish an opportunity to meet the person who grew it, check out this farmers market. It opens on the weekend before Mother's Day each year. Find more information
5. Richfield Farmers Market
Not only does the Richfield Farmers Market bring you the fresh foods you expect, but it also often has family friendly activities for its attendees to enjoy. You can make an afternoon out of your visit
come away with ingredients for dinner. The market is open late May through the middle of October.
to find the calendar, an event list, and more.
6. Midtown Farmers Market
Here's another farmers market in Minneapolis with loads of of amazing vendors. Local growers gather to bring fresh food and plants to Twin Cities residents. Other vendors offer up handmade goodies such as soaps. The market opens for the season in May. You'll find more details, including directions,
7. Winona Farmers Market
A bit south of the Twin Cities, the Winona Farmers Market brings fresh produce to the Winona community from local growers. Here, you'll find great prices on fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, eggs, and more. The market is open every Saturday from May through October.
8. Stillwater Farmers Market
Looking to spend a day in Stillwater? Kick off your time in this charming town with a visit to the farmers market. The market has several locations across the city, each offering excellent local food. Dates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays give plenty of opportunity to visit. Find more information about hours and locations
9. Rochester Farmers Market
Dozens of vendors offer seasonal foods at this huge farmers market in Rochester. The outdoor market starts in early May and is a wonderful opportunity to get outside.
to find directions, a vendor list, and a market calendar.
10. Red Wing Area Farmers Market
The Red Wing Farmers Market started in 2007, and it has grown every year since. These days, the market has many local vendors. They offer up fruits and veggies, meats, and lovely handcrafted products. Find out how to visit
11. Northeast Minneapolis Farmers Market
The Northeast Minneapolis Farmers Market is another popular spot to buy fresh produce. The Saturday market is open rain or shine from May 20 to October 21. Find times, vendors, and directions
Did we miss any? Feel free to share your favorite Minnesota farmers markets!
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