Summer Guide 2020: Farmers Markets

Nicollet Mall Farmers Market

Nicollet Mall Farmers Market Mark Vancleave/Star Tribune

Coronavirus is still a huge concern. This means that availability and safety precautions can change quickly throughout the season. We recommend checking websites; some of the markets are encouraging online orders while others are doing pickup only. 

Aldrich Arena Farmers’ Market

Located outside the famous hockey arena. 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, through Oct. 28. 1850 White Bear Ave., Maplewood, 651-227-8101;

Andover Market

Adjacent to scenic Grace Lutheran Church. 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 29. 13655 Round Lake Blvd. (Grace Lutheran Church), Andover, 651-227-8101;

Anoka Farmers Market

Seasonal produce, dairy, and canned goods, presented by the Anoka County Growers Association. 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, July 22 through Oct. 420 E. Main St. (Lyric Arts Theater parking lot), Anoka, 763-792-4025;

Apple Valley Farmers’ Market

Fresh produce, baked goods, and cut flowers from the surrounding area. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 8 through Oct. 26. 7100 147th St. W., Apple Valley, 651-227-8101;

Audubon Farmers Market

Herbs, seasonal produce, flowers, and microgreens available. 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 13 through Sept. 26. 2654 Johnson St. NE (Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church parking lot), Minneapolis, 612-788-8790.

Burnsville Farmers’ Market

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 13 through Oct. 31. 200 Burnsville Pkwy. W., Burnsville, 651-227-8101;

Camden Farmers Market

Small market bringing fresh produce and artisanal goods to the north side of Minneapolis. 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 6 through Oct. 3. North Market, 4414 Humboldt Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-703-9609.

Eagan Market Fest

Fresh local produce and artisan goods. 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, through August. 1501 Central Pkwy., Eagan, 651-675-5550;

Excelsior Farmers’ Market

Featuring a variety of unique artisanal crafts, local plants, and produce. Online pre-sales with contact-less, drive-through pick up through July. 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through Sept. 1. Water St. (between 2nd & 3rd St.), Excelsior, 952-474-5330;

Fulton Farmers Market

Traditional and heirloom vegetables, fruits, breads, and pastries. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 24. 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. Mon.-Sat.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun.; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 2900 E. 65th St., Inver Grove Heights, 651-450-0001;

Hopkins Farmers Market

Rich produce, farmstead products, and craft selection in the heart of Hopkins. 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, June 20 through Oct. 31. 16 9th Ave. S., Hopkins, 952-583-1930;

Inver Grove Heights Farmers’ Market

Featuring locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, breads, honey, and seasonings. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June 14 through Oct. 11. 8055 Barbara Ave. E. (Veteran’s Memorial Community Center parking lot), 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. 25. 4310 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893;

Lakeville Farmers’ Market

Featuring local produce and area vendors. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, June 10 through Oct. 28. 20851 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, 651-227-8101;

Linden Hills Farmers Market

Online only market through June, with pre-orders available for pickup only with no vendors on site. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 27. 2813 W. 43rd St. (outdoors at Settergren’s Hardware), Minneapolis, 612-867-0854;

Maple Grove Farmers Market

Goods from a variety of local vendors, farmers, and producers. 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 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. 3032 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 612-724-7457;

Mill City Farmers Market

Long-running market in the shadow of Mill Ruins Park featuring local, sustainable, and organic groceries and produce. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct., with the first hour reserved for immunocompromised shoppers. 704 2nd St. S., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580;

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, through Sept. 29. 14600 Minnetonka Blvd. (Minnetonka Ice Arena B parking lot), Minnetonka, 952-939-8203;

Nokomis Farmers Market

Features locally grown produce, food vendors, canned goods, and crafts. 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 17 through Sept. 30 (closes at 7:30 p.m. during month of Sept.). 5167 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893;

Northeast Farmers Market

Seasonal market featuring food vendors, local produce, and artisanal goods. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 17. 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. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 5 through Oct. 1584 Hadley Ave. (Richard Walton Park), Oakdale, 651-747-3860;

Prior Lake Farmers Market

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

Richfield Farmers Market

Featuring local fresh produce, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, bread, flowers, plants, meats, and eggs, located under the picnic pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park. 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Oct. 17. 6335 Portland Ave. S., Richfield, 612-861-9385;

Rosemount Market

Extension of the St. Paul Farmers’ Market serving Rosemount. 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, June 9 through Sept. 22, and Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 13-Sept. 26. 13885 S. Robert Tr. (Rosemount Community Center), Rosemount, 651-227-8101;

Roseville Farmers’ Market

Featuring spring bedding plants, hanging baskets, fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, cheese, and bakery goods. 8 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, through Oct. 27. 2131 Fairview Ave. N., Roseville, 651-227-8101;

Shoreview Outdoor farmers’ market

Featuring fresh produce and handcrafted artisanal goods. 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, June 9 through Aug. 25; 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 1 through Oct. 13. 4580 Victoria St. N., Shoreview, 651-490-4700;

South St. Paul Farmers Market

Featuring fresh, local produce. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 17 through Sept. 30. 12th Ave. S. and Southview Blvd., South St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

St. Paul 7th Place Mall Farmers Market

Featuring a wide array of fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 9 through Oct. 6; 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 11 through Oct. 8. 27 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

St. Thomas More Church Farmers Market

Featuring bedding plants, hanging baskets, patio pots, fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, and specialty items. 1:15 to 5 p.m. Fridays, through Oct. 30. 1093 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-227-7669;

St. Paul Downtown Farmers Market

Lowertown’s pride and one of the state’s largest markets, featuring all local vendors. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 26; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 27. 290 5th St. E., St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

Untiedt’s Garden Market Southdale

Featuring fresh, locally grown plants, flowers, and produce, located at the Edina Garden Center at Southdale. Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. West 66th St. between Macy’s and JC Pennys, Southdale Center, Edina, 763-658-4672;

Vadnais Heights Farmers Market

Featuring fresh, local produce. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 17 through Oct. 14. 1155 County Rd. E., Vadnais Heights, 651-227-8101;

West St. Paul/ Signal Hills Market

Featuring fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables sold direct from producer to consumer, located in the lot of West St. Paul’s Signal Hills Mall. 8 a.m. to noon Fridays, June 14 through Oct. 25. 1225 S. Robert St., West St. Paul, 651-227-8101;

Woodbury Farmers’ Market

Featuring fresh, local fruits and vegetables, bakery goods, and cut flowers. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June 7 through Oct. 25. 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, 651-227-6856;