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11 Local Markets to Get You Through Winter

The arrival of winter doesn't mean the end of farmers markets, and this year there are more indoor markets than ever before. If you loved visiting the Mill City Market this summer to pick up a free-range chicken, some cheese, and that addictive bag of butterscotch granola, you can now make it a part of your winter routine.

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Minneapolis

Linden Hills Winter Farmers Market Where: Sunnyside Gardens, 3723 W. 44th St., Minneapolis When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 23 and 30 and December 7, 14, and 21 What you will find: local produce, meats, cheese, eggs, honey, baked goods, food trucks, chef demos, and crafts by local artisans

Local D'Lish Where: 201 First St. N., Minneapolis When: Ongoing. Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. What you will find: local produce, meats, cheese, eggs, honey, and baked goods

Mill City Farmers Market Where: Mill City Museum, 704 S. Second St., 
Minneapolis When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., November 22, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 7*, March 14, and April 11 What you will find: local produce, free-range meats, flowers, cheese, eggs, fish, grains, coffee, baked goods, and work by local artists

*The March 7 market will be located at the University of Minnesota Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska

Minneapolis Farmers Market Where: 312 E. Lyndale Ave. N., Minneapolis When: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 22; 9 a.m. to noon on November 29 and 30, and December 6, 7, 13, 14, and 20 What you will find: Christmas trees, local produce, meats, poultry, fish, baked goods, pickles, and honey

Neighborhood Roots: Kingfield, Nokomis, and Fulton Farmers Markets Where: Bachman's, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis When: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on January 24, February 28, and March 28 What you will find: local produce, breads, meats, cheeses, canned goods, handmade items crafted by local artists, live music, and beer and wine for sale by the glass

St. Paul

Heartland's Farm Direct Market Where: 289 E. Fifth St., St. Paul When: Ongoing. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, except Mondays. What you will find: local produce, eggs, cheese, locally harvested meat, fish and poultry, plus Heartland's house-made charcuterie, jams, preserves, stocks, and soups

St. Paul Farmers' Market Winter Market Where: 290 E. Fifth St., St. Paul When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday from December 6 to April 18 What you will find: Christmas trees, local produce, locally harvested meat and poultry, cheese, eggs, jams, preserves, and honey

Suburbs

Chanhassen/Excelsior Where: University of Minnesota Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 29, January 3, and February 4 What you will find: locally harvested meats, smoked cheeses, smoked fish, honey, coffee, olive oil on tap, and handmade crafts and gifts by local artisans

Eagan Where: Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Pkwy., Eagan When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., November 22, December 6 and 20, January 3, 17, and 31, and February 14 and 28 What you will find: local produce, meats, cheese, eggs, honey, jams, salsas, baked goods, tea, and handmade soaps

Maple Grove Where: Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove, MN 55369 When: 3 to 6 p.m. on November 20, December 4 and 18, January 15, February 19, and March 19 What you will find: local produce, meats, poultry, eggs, cheese, honey, jams, salsas, maple syrup, and baked goods

Oakdale Where: Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave. N., St. Paul When: 9 a.m. to noon on December 6 and 20, January 30, 17, and 31, February 14 and 28, and March 14 and 28 What you will find: local produce, meats, eggs, jams, and baked goods

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