Sweet, Ground Corn Slow To Grow Around The StateThe Minnesota State Fair is just weeks away and the most popular food is not in great supply. It's just been in the past few weeks that local corn is being sold at places like the Minneapolis Farmers market. That's at least two weeks later than normal.
Vikings Eye Expansion Of Pro Soccer In Minn.Minnesota's only professional soccer team -- Minnesota United -- is flying high. "We're really excited to join the Lynx as a professional team in this market that's out there winning championships," said Minnesota United President Nick Rogers.
Minneapolis Farmers Market Opens For BusinessThe 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.
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Taste Testing Now An Option At Farmers MarketsA 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.
Bite Of Minnesota: Zucchini TartIt was a busy weekend at the market with an abundance of colorful produce at every turn. Crates of melons, bushels of tomatoes and peppers, and plenty of green made up the color palate as I walked the aisles of the Minneapolis Farmers Market. After making the roasted sun gold tomato sauce last week, I had to make another batch for my upcoming book club/birthday celebration and was on the hunt for sun gold tomatoes. Luckily I found them at Rolf's Produce and dashed home to make more sauce for one of my favorite zucchini recipes from 101 Cookbooks.
Organic Farmers' Income Doubled In 1 YearFour 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.
Ask A Farmer: Minnesota Summer Produce GuideSee what local farmer Jerry Untiedt has to say about this summer's produce.
Bite Of Minnesota: Winter Market SeasonIt’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.
Rybak Presents 3 Plans For Vikings Stadium In MplsIn an effort to keep the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Mayor R.T. Rybak and Minneapolis City Council President Barbara Johnson released three plans for a "people’s stadium" on Thursday.
Mike Max's News And NotesRevenue at the University of Minnesota, the Vikings’ stadium movement and a local connection to Wall Street are all a part of this week’s News and Notes from Mike Max.