Rochester Downtown Farmers Market
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2017 Market Season!
Are you aware of our Market Bucks incentive program for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrion Assistance Program) recipients? Simply use your EBT card at Market and we will match you up to $10. Stop by the Info Booth for more details.
*The 2016-17 Market Bucks Program is supported by Hunger Solutions MN.
We have moved into a new location!
Building #35-Olmsted Co. Fairgrounds
from 9:00-Noon, on the following Saturdays:
You will be impressed with the great variety of locally grown produce available during even the coldest of MN winters. Visit our Market, check out our new location, you'll like what you find.
We are searching for a new Market Manager.
The Rochester Downtown Farmers Market Association (RDFM) is seeking qualified applicants for the full time position of Market manager. The manager shall initiate, manage, supervise and implement the day to day business, policies, and general concerns as designated by the RDFM’s Board of Directors.
*The skills to communicate effectively through written and verbal correspondence.
* The ability to build solid relationships with diverse groups of people.
*Task oriented with great organizational and time management skills.
*The ability to plan and execute promotions and events.
*Good technological skills: social media platforms, Microsoft Office.
*Knowledge of, and a passion for, local foods and agricultural products.
If interested please send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com or mail to RDFM, PO Box 6554, Rochester, MN 55903 by March 31st, 2017
This Week's Highlights:
Produce: tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, salad greens, kale, spinach, pumpkins, squash, potatoes, beets, swiss chard, lots of greens, onions, garlic, rutabagas...
Meats: beef, pork, lamb, poultry, elk, cuts, ground, jerky, brats, sausage, bacon...
Dairy: milk, chocolate milk, cream, ice cream, artisan cheeses from milk of grass fed cows, cheese curds...
Organic eggs from free range chickens, duck eggs, goose eggs, soy free eggs are available...
Baked Goods: artisan breads, lefse, sweet breads, pastries, cookies, cakes, pies, muffins, cinnamon and carmel rolls...
Canned Goods: pickles, pickled veggies, soups, baked beans, sauces, salsas, fruit jellies & jams, hot pepper jam...
Specialty Products: artisan pastas, honey, maple syrup, handmade candies, goat milk soaps and skin care products, beeswax candles, soup mixes, cornmeal, pancake mix, whole wheat flour, dried herbs, dried gourds, painted gourds...
We accept EBT (SNAP) cards, and debit/credit cards for farmers market tokens at all Markets. Details & terminal at Market Info booth.
WIC and Seniors' (NAPS) vouchers are accepted by participating growers during the Summer Market Season.
Gift Certificates for purchase at the Market Info booth. All proceeds benefit RDFM programs and events.
Also at Market Info booth: Debit/Credit/EBT transactions, MN Grown directories, Radish Magazine, and help in locating a vendor or product, friendly people.