Celebrate Summer at the Midtown Farmers Market

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Summer is now in full swing and so is the Midtown Farmers Market. As the temperatures rise the offerings of our vendors will grow and during the month of July you’ll see the summers first raspberries, blueberries, peppers, tomatoes and so much more! Here are some other great items you’ll find at the market this month: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, spinach, kale, lettuces, Asian greens, green onions, beans, radishes, beets, peas, cucumbers, summer squash and zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, a variety of meats, eggs, cheese, butter, yogurt, honey, maple syrup, artisan breads, baked goods, preserves, pickled veggies, fermented products, coffee, arts and crafts and a fantastic assortment of prepared foods from burgers and omelets to tacos and tamales to enjoy for breakfast or lunch at the market. 

There will also be a slew of market activities and events at the market this July including our 2nd blood drive of the summer in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers, our East African Cultural Celebration on July 9th which will include the third installment of 150905_Ppl_(1).JPGour Summer Poetry Series featuring Sarah Ogutu, #FeedtheCarrot Day on July 16th when we ask customers to support the market by making a cash donation at the market and Bike Day on July 23rd. There will also be plenty of community tables and resources to learn about at the market, and like always be sure to stop by our Hennepin County Master Gardeners booth for all of your gardening advice. Just in case you missed it, we’ll also be holding a special Sunday market on July 24th from 11am-5pm as part of East Lake Open Streets and we’ll be featuring a break dancing battle. Don’t miss it!

The Midtown Farmers Market is located at 2225 E. Lake Street on the corner of East Lake Street and Hiawatha Avenue and offers fresh, local goods every Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm from May-June and Tuesday from 3:00pm-7:00pm June-October.

Thank you to this month’s market sponsors:

 

July Events at the Midtown Farmers Market

Saturday, July 2nd

9am-1pm – Blackbird Music Store’s Monthly Showcase

Tuesday, July 5th

4-5:30pm— All the Islands

5:30pm—Zumba class

Saturday, July 9th – East African Cultural Celebration

10am, 11am and 12pm – Poetry Readings

9am-1pm – Music, dance and theatre perfromances

8:30am – Yoga

Tuesday, July 12th

4pm-5:30pm— The Barroom Clowns

5:30pm—Zumba class

Saturday, July 16th -- #FeedtheCarrot

9am-11am—The Common Ground Company

11am-1pm— Lonesome Dan Kase

Tuesday, July 19th

3:30pm-5:30pm— Todd Harper & Possibilities

5:30pm—Zumba class

Saturday, July 23rd —Bike Day

9am-11am— Roe Family Singers

11am-1pm— Matt Yetter

8:30 - Yoga

Tuesday, July 26th

3:30-5:30pm— Susan Zeni

5:30pm—Zumba class

Saturday, July 30th

9-11am – Robin Viele

11am-1pm – Dan Rumsey

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