Summer Guide 2017: Food & Drink

Cocktails from Goth bar. Styling by Penny Haug. Photo by Emily Utne

Cocktails from Goth bar. Styling by Penny Haug. Photo by Emily Utne

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U-Pik Produce

Aamodt’s Apple Farm

Apple picking generally open mid- to late Aug. through Oct. 6428 Manning Ave. N., Stillwater, 651-439-3127;

Afton Apple Orchard

Strawberries generally available June to early July, apples and raspberries available Aug. to Oct., pumpkins available Sept. through Oct. 14421 S. 90th St., Hastings,



Apple Jack Orchards

Strawberries around mid-June, fall berries and apples generally available Aug. through Oct. 4875 37th St. SE, Delano, 763-972-6673;

Bauer Berry Farm

Strawberries mid-June, blueberries mid-July, sweet corn late July. 10830 French Lake Rd., Champlin, 763-421-4384;

Emma Krumbee’s Apple Orchard

Apples late Aug. through Oct., pumpkins in the fall. 501 E. South St., Belle Plaine,

Pine Tree Apple Orchards

Apples, strawberries, pumpkins. Opens in mid-June. 450 Apple Orchard Rd.,
White Bear Lake, 651-429-7202;

Riverside Farms

Various fruits and vegetables beginning in July. 15238 Adams St. NW, Elk River, 763-427-6023.

Rush River Produce

Blueberry season begins early to mid-July. W4098 200th Ave., Maiden Rock, WI,

Farmers Markets

Aldrich Arena Farmers Market

Located outside the famous hockey arena. 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through Oct. 25. 1850 White Bear Ave., Maplewood, 651-227-8101;

Andover Market

Adjacent to scenic Grace Lutheran Church. 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 31. 13655 Round Lake Blvd. (Grace Lutheran Church), Andover, 651-227-8101;

Anoka County Growers

Seasonal produce, dairy, canned goods,
and pastries. 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 28. 25. 707 89th Ave. NE (St. Timothy’s Catholic Church), Blaine, 763-753-2076.

Apple Valley Farmers Market

Fresh produce, baked goods, and cut flowers from the surrounding area. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 10 through Oct. 28. 7100 W. 147th St., Apple Valley, 651-227-8101;

Audubon Farmers’ Market

Herbs, seasonal produce, flowers, and microgreens available. 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 29. 1509 27th Ave. NE (Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church parking lot), Minneapolis, 612-788-8790.

Burnsville Farmers Market

Adjacent to Mary Mother Catholic Church. Noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 26. 3333 Cliff Rd. (Mary, Mother of the Church), Burnsville, 651-227-8101;

Camden farmers Market

Small market bringing fresh produce and artisanal goods to the north side of Minneapolis. 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 13 through early Oct. 4400 Osseo Rd., Minneapolis, 612-703-9609.

Como Park dockside Farmers Market

Featuring fresh, local produce. 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June 22 through Sept. 7. 1360 Lexington Pkwy. N., St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

Eagan Market Fest

Over 55 local farmer and vendors and live music weekly at the Eagan Bandshell. 4 to 8 p.m. Wed., June 7 through Sept. 27. 1501 Central Pkwy., Eagan, 651-675-5550;

Excelsior Farmers’ Market

Featuring a variety of unique artisanal crafts and local produce. 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct 10. Water St. (between 2nd & 3rd St.), Excelsior, 952-474-5330;

Fulton Farmers Market

Traditional and heirloom vegetables, fruits, breads, and pastries, with storytime and live music. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 28. 4901 Chowen Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893;

Gerten’s Farm Market

Historic family-owned market specializing in spring bedding plants and crops. 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through June. Closes one hour earlier in July through Oct., and closed Sundays in Sept. and Oct. 2900 E. 65th St., Inver Grove Heights, 651-450-0001;

Hopkins Farmers Market

Rich produce and craft selection in the heart of Hopkins, often featuring live music and entertainment. 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays June 17 through Oct. 28. 16 9th Ave. S. (Downtown Park), Hopkins, 952-583-1930;

Inver Grove Heights Farmers’ Market

Adjacent to Veterans Memorial. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June 18 through Oct. 8. 8055 Barbara Ave. (Veteran’s Memorial Community Center), Inver Grove Heights, 651-227-8101;

Kingfield Farmers Market

Large selection of local produce, artisanal crafts, and prepared foods in the cozy Kingfield neighborhood. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 29. 4310 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893;

Lakeville Farmers Market

Branch of the St. Paul Famers’ Market network. Noon to 5 p.m. Wed., June 14 through Oct. 25; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 24 through Sept. 30. 208th and Holyoke, Lakeville, 651-227-8101;

Linden Hills Farmers Market

Featuring produce from local growers, flowers, work by local artisans, and live music. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 29. 2813 W. 43rd St. (Settergren’s Hardware Linden Hills), Minneapolis, 612-345-0946.

Maple Grove Farmers Market

More than 45 vendors and weekly live music. 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 8 through Sept. 28; 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 through Oct. 26. Maple Grove Community Center parking lot, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove, 763-494-5955;

Midtown Farmers Market

Urban market serving produce and more to Powderhorn, Phillips, and Longfellow. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct.; 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, June through Oct. 2225 Lake St. E., Minneapolis, 612-724-7457;

Mill City Farmers Market

Long running market in the shadow of Mill Ruins Park, features weekly cooking clinics. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 28. 704 2nd St. S., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580;

Downtown Minneapolis Farmers Market

Dozens of vendors offering fresh and local produce, plants, farmstead goods, and prepared foods. 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, through Nov. 10. 300 S. 6th St. (Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza), Minneapolis, 612-333-1737;

Minneapolis Farmers Market

Arguably the city’s largest and most famous market, with hundreds of vendors weekly. 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, through Oct. 312 East Lyndale Ave. N. (near International Market Square), Minneapolis, 612-333-1718;

Minnetonka Farmers Market

Featuring local and organic produce. 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Jun. 13 through Sept. 26. Market closed on July 4. 14600 Minnetonka Blvd. (Minnetonka Ice Arena B parking lot), Minnetonka, 952-939-8200.

New Hope community Farmers Market

Featuring fresh, locally sourced produce, meats, baked goods, jams, and spices. Open 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays from June 17 through Sept. 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Sept. 9 through Oct. 7. 4401 Xylon Ave. N., New Hope, 763-453-0064;

Northeast Farmers Market

Features locally grown produce and meat products. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 21. St. Boniface Church parking lot, 629 NE 2nd St., Minneapolis, 612-387-0527;

Oakdale Farmers Market

Featuring a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, breads, and desserts, with a community booth and live music. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 7 through Oct. 4. 1584 Hadley Ave. (Richard Walton Park), Oakdale, 651-747-3860;

Prior Lake Farmers Market

Farm-fresh food, meats, baked goods, confections, and handcrafted goods. 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Oct. 28. 16228 Main Ave. SE, Prior Lake, 952-447-0263;

Richfield Farmers Market

Under the picnic pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park. 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 30; 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 7 through 28. 6335 Portland Ave., Richfield, 612-861-9362;

Rosemount Market

Extension of the St. Paul Farmers Market serving Rosemount. 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, June 13 through Sept. 26. 13885 S. Robert Tr. (Rosemount Community Center), Rosemount, 651-227-8101;

Roseville Farmers Market

Adjacent to the Church of Corpus Christi. 8 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, through Oct. 31. 2131 Fairview Ave. N., Roseville, 651-227-8101;

Shoreview Outdoor
farmers’ market

Live entertainment, fresh produce, and handcrafted artisanal goods. 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, through Sept. 12; 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 19 through Oct. 24. No market July 4. 4600 Victoria St. N., Shoreview, 651-490-4734;

South St. Paul Farmers Market

Featuring fresh, local produce. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 28 through Sept. 27. 1151 Southview Blvd., South St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

St. Paul 7th Place Mall Farmers Market

Featuring a wide array of fresh produce. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 13 through Oct. 10; 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays,
June 15 through Oct. 12. 7th Place Mall,
St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

St. Thomas More Church Farmers Market

Located along beautiful Summit Ave. 1:15 to 5 p.m. Fridays, through Oct. 27. 1079 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

St. Paul Downtown Farmers Market

Lowertown’s pride and one of the state’s largest markets. 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 18; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 19. 290 E. Fifth St., St. Paul,

Stevens Square Mini Market

Intimate outdoor market featuring fresh produce and flowers. 2 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 5 through Oct. 11. 1900 Nicollet Ave. S. (Plymouth Church parking lot),
Minneapolis, 612-750-3779;

Vadnais Heights Farmers Market

Featuring fresh, local produce. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 21 through Sept. 27. 1155 E. County Rd., Vadnais Heights, 651-227-8101;

West Broadway Farmers Market

Featuring local foods, arts, and community development, promoting healthy food access for north Minneaplis. 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays, June 9 through Oct. 6. Freedom Square, 2034 W. Broadway Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-353-5178;

West St. Paul Market

Located in the lot of West St. Paul’s Signal Hills Mall. 8 a.m. to noon Fridays, June 16 through Oct. 27. 1201 S. Robert St., West St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

woodbury farmers market

Featuring fresh, local produce in the YMCA lot. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June 11 through Oct. 29. 2175 Radio Dr., Woodbury, 651-227-8101;