As soon as we start to have warm weather and sunshine, the talk turns to farmers markets and we start to get antsy about cooking fresh and local again. Typically at this time, the abundance of produce hasn’t quite hit us yet – it is Minnesota after all! However, thanks to an early spring the first markets will likely offer more than in years prior.
It’s a sign that summer is coming! Saturday is opening day for the Mill City Farmers Market in Minneapolis, and it’s also their 10th anniversary. You can find farm-fresh foods, local fine arts and crafts or grab some spring flowers for Mother’s Day.
Most of us don’t think of winter as a time to get fresh, locally grown apples, but one company is hoping to change that Honeybear, a company that markets fruit grown in Minnesota and Wisconsin, is debuting its newest apple called Pazazz.
The Minneapolis Farmers Market opened up shop Saturday. It was a chilly start, but hundreds still came out to enjoy the fresh foods. About 30 local and global vendors set up today. At its peak, the Minneapolis farmers market will hold about 170 vendors.
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.
Some are calling it the future of farming — a technique that will provide local fresh produce year-round in the Twin Cities. Right now lettuce, kale, and herbs are ready for harvest in St. Paul.
Four times each week, Phua and Blia Thao head to the Minneapolis farmer’s market with crates of fresh produce. Their displays of chemical-free vegetables are rich in both color and nutrition. Blia said that a health-conscious consumer is driving an increase in his business.
WCCO viewers picked their favorite farmers market in the state and the winner just happened to be the location that Zagat named as one of the eight must-visit farmers markets in the county. It’s the St. Paul Farmers Market, a market celebrating 160 years in the making. This is what sets St. Paul apart is the freshness of its products.
Get ready for another shot to the pocket book. Fruit and veggie prices are ready to go up. According to CBS News contributor and physicist Michio Kaku, there’s been 34 percent more rain in Georgia, 25 percent higher rainfall in North and South Carolina and a 22 percent rise in rainfall in Alabama.
You’ve likely heard of book clubs and wine clubs. Now there’s a new kind of club growing in popularity. In the quest to keep ourselves and children healthy, families are finding alternative ways to get good food, like Fruit Share.
After a week delay, the St. Paul Farmer’s market is up and running for the spring and summer months.
The 12th annual Minnesota Organic Conference is expected to draw more than 500 people to St. Cloud. The farmer-focused conference runs Friday and Saturday at the River’s Edge Convention Center.
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.
It’s that time of year for fresh goodies from our neighborhood farmers to start popping up in farmers markets around the state. Here are some local Maple Grove Farmer’s Market vendors that are considered the “cream of the crop.”
Exports are big business for the U.S. beef industry, which shipped a record $5.4 billion worth of beef abroad last year.
Wisconsin’s dairy cows have had a record-setting year.
Have we turned the corner into spring yet? Even if the weather has a little catching up to do, my calendar is ready for spring.
There are certain commercial jingles that just stick with you. That’s why so many people around the world know about the Valley of the Jolly Green Giant.
When you walk down the grocery aisle, you’ll find lots of pricey produce.