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Labor Day Weekend: Beyond The Fair

It arrives all too quickly, but alas, it’s here: Labor Day weekend, the official end of summer. If you’ve already made your pilgrimages to the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival, what else can you do on this glorious long weekend? Plenty.

08/28/2014

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More Minnesotans Using State Assistance At Markets

The Minnesota Department of Human Services says more Minnesota residents are taking advantage of a state assistance program to purchase produce at farmers markets.

08/08/2014

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Trending Now: Weekend Fun, Happy Hour & Frozen Thriller

It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson. LOCALLY Trending Now: Weekend fun ideas! Details: We’ve […]

04/25/2014

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Taste Testing Now An Option At Farmers Markets

A sure sign of spring arriving in the Twin Cities is the opening of area farmers markets. The Minneapolis Farmers Market opens this weekend. And this year, you’ll be able to do something new — taste test the merchandise.

04/23/2014

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Minnesota Grown Directory Update Coming In April

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is updating its annual Minnesota Grown directory of farms and farmers markets. The 2013 edition listed 970 farmers and farmers markets. Producers who grow or raise products to sell directly to consumers are eligible to be included.

01/03/2014

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Minnesota Grown To Present Farmers’ Market Data

Farmers market managers and vendors from across Minnesota gather in Waite Park on Thursday for the Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association’s Spring Conference.

03/21/2013

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A Fresh Look At The Winter Farmers Market

How do you host a farmers market in the coldest months of the year? You put the growers and vendors inside.

02/22/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Winter Market Season

It’s a little hard to believe that we’re at the tail end of farmers market season already, but this weekend brings the close of several markets in the Twin Cities area. Thankfully, the Minneapolis and St. Paul markets are open year-round.

10/23/2012

Tyler Maxwell has hopes of netting All-American honors this year. (credit: Stephen Geffre, Augsburg College)

Beyond Bounds: Before Augsburg’s RB Was All-MIAC, He Was A Grape

Let’s play two truths and a lie with Augsburg star running back Tyler Maxwell.

08/14/2012

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Best Of Minnesota: Farmers Market

Earlier this week, Gov. Mark Dayton declared it Farmers Market Week in Minnesota. That’s a big deal, since there are more than 150 farmers markets statewide.

08/11/2012

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Get The Inside Scoop On Summer Farmers Markets

The Minneapolis Farmers Market is celebrating its 75th year at its location on the edge of downtown.

05/25/2012

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Bite Of Minnesota: Market Season Is Here!

People have been asking me, “When do the markets open?” for about a month now. Since the weather has been unusually warm, this question is not surprising; we’ve all been craving some local produce.

05/01/2012

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Minn. Farmers Markets Now Accept Food Stamps

Many of Minnesota’s farmers markets expect more customers this year after the USDA approved a program that allows consumers to pay with food stamps.

05/07/2011

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