Rochester Downtown Farmers Market
Brought to you by the farmers who grow your food
Summer 2015 Market Events:
May 2: Opening Day
May 9: RPL's BookBike
June 6: ACF Chef Demo sponsored by
Sixta Insurance LLC
June 6: RPL's BookBike
June 6: Mayo Dietician's Recipe Sampling
June 6: HealthSource Chiro's Massage Chair
June 13: Radish Magazine's Helathy Living Fair
June 20: RPL's BookBike
June 27: ACF Chef Demo sponsored by UCare
July 11: Health Screenings with Dr. Bryan Williams
July 18: MN Pork Produce's Oink Outings
July 25: ACF Chef Demo
Aug 1: Peace Corps Car
Aug 15: ACF Chef Demo
Sept 5: Omar's Chef Demo
Sept: 12 Kids Day
Oct 24: Food Day
Oct 31: Trick or Treats
Become a Sponsor
2015 Market Season!
* The 2015 Market Bucks Program is supported by: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, a nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
We Are OPEN July 4th!
7:30-Noon, 4th St & 4th Ave SE
In order to support and promote the independent family farm, increase the health of our community and strengthen our local economy, we have built a thriving marketplace with almost 100 growers. We have the freshest, most nutritional foods available. I hope you will join us.
2015 Market Schedule:
Saturdays, 7:30-Noon, May 2-October 31,
4th St & 4th Ave SE
Tuesdays, 2:00-6:00, June 16-September 29
Ashley Furniture, 3900 N Hwy 52
We accept EBT (SNAP) cards, and debit/credit cards for farmers market tokens at all Markets. Details & terminal at Market Info booth.
WIC 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.
Due to increased use of counterfeit money within Rochester, our growers have been instructed to use the detection pens at our Market. Please forgive the inconvenience and do not be offended, no one is being singled out. Thank you for understanding.
This Week's Highlights:
Produce: strawberries, tomatoes, ramps, asparagus, lettuce, radishes, rhubarb, beets, carrots, onions, leeks, shallots, garlic, parsnips, salad greens, wheat grass, kale, spinach, brocolli, pac choi, mustard greens, kohlrabi, green beans, peas, dried/smoked chili peppers, sun dried tomatoes, fresh and dried shiitake mushrooms...
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...
Plants: vegetable starts, herbs, flowering plants, tree saplings, hanging baskets, patio pots...
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, goat milk soaps and skin care products (in special Valentine's Day gift packs), beeswax candles, a variety of live plants, lavender, soup mixes, cornmeal, pancake mix, whole wheat flour, dried herbs, dried gourds, painted gourds...
Want to help shape the future of our Farmers Market? Consider joining our advisory board. Please send questions and requests for more info to email@example.com Thanks!