Nov 16, 2021 - Things to Do

5 Twin Cities farmers markets to shop this winter

piles of produce on table with truck in background

Browse Minnesota-grown produce at the Mill City Farmers Market this year. Photo courtesy of Mill City Farmers Market

Looking for fresh local produce and goods during Minnesota's brutal winters?

  • Check out these five farmers markets operating year-round.

Mill City Farmers Market: 100+ vendors move inside Mill City Museum select Saturdays from 10am-1pm.

  • Visit Nov. 20, Dec. 4, Dec. 18, Jan. 8, Jan. 22, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, March 12 and March 26. 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis.

St. Paul Farmers Market: The market is open on weekends in downtown St. Paul, and at Bachman's locations throughout the metro on select dates.

  • Downtown (290 5th St E, St Paul): Nov. 20-21, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18.
  • Bachman's locations include Lyndale, Maplewood, Apple Valley and Fridley. Times and dates vary.

Neighborhood Roots: The Nokomis, Fulton and Kingfield farmers markets combine in South Minneapolis select Saturdays from 11am-1pm.

  • Visit Nov. 20, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, Jan. 15, Feb. 19 and March 19. 4901 Chowen Avenue South, Minneapolis.

Bloomington Winter Market: 40+ produce vendors and local businesses take over Bloomington Civic Plaza's indoor lobby from 9am-1pm.

  • Visit Dec. 11, Feb. 12 or March 12. 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington.

Market in the Valley: The Golden Valley market exclusively sells Minnesota-grown produce and other goods at the Brookview Community Center from 10am-1pm.

  • Check it out Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 13 and March 13. 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley.

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