Many of the Farmers Markets of MPLS collaborative opened their markets May 1, with others opening later in June. Head on over to Northside Markets:
Camden Farmers Market, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 5 through August 28
Salem Lutheran Evangelical Church, 4150 Dupont Ave. Info: thenewmpls.info/farmersmarket .
West Broadway Farmers Market, Fridays, 3-7 p.m., June 18 through October 1
2034 West Broadway Ave. Info: westbroadway.org/farmersmarket/. The West Broadway Farmers’ Market, “The Friendliest Market in Town,” at Capri Plaza, from 3-7 p.m. every Friday from June 18 through October 8. Stop by for an amazing community experience, to meet great people and find delicious, fresh food.
Other nearby markets accessible by bus are: Farmers Market Annex, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., thru October 31, 200 E Lyndale Ave N. farmersmarketannex.com/; Municipal Minneapolis Farmers Market, daily, 6 a.m.-1 p.m., thru October 31, 312 E. Lyndale Ave. N. mplsfarmersmarket.com.
Many of the markets accept EBT and Market Bucks. View an interactive map at farmersmarketsofmpls.org/find-a-market/interactive-map/. All markets practice COVID-19 protocols to ensure a safe experience for shoppers, growers. Info: farmersmarketsofmpls.org. Some offer online pre-ordering and pre-payment for a contact-free shopping experience.
FYI: 78 percent of vendor businesses are owned or operated by women; 71 percent of vendors donated leftover produce to hunger relief programs; 11,200 agricultural acres are owned leased, or managed by Farmers Markets of MPLS vendors; and 3,720 kids spent Power of Produce tokens.