Rochester Downtown Farmers Market
Brought to you by the farmers who grow your food
Live Music every Saturday is generously donated by talented Local Musicians
May 7: First Outdoor Market of the Summer Season
Dr Bryan Williams
Music from: Jean David, Jason McKenzie, and The Young & Old Timers
May 21: Music from Going Up
May 28: Memorial Weekend, 30th Aniiversary Celebration Busy B Cheer Team
Art 4 Trails
Music from Bob Kapinos
June 4: Music from Jean David, and Jason McKenzie
June 11: Chef Demo, featuring the chefs from Sodexo/Mayo RPL's BookBike
HealthSource Massage Chair
Music from Bob Kapinos and Denise Guelker Braus
June 18: SEMCIL's EBT day at Market
Music from Going Up and
The Young & Old Timers
June 25: Healthy Living Fair
HealthSource Massage Chair
Music from Sterling Haukom, and Bob Kapinos
July 2: Music from Jason McKenzie, and The Young & Old Timers
July 16: Chef Demo, featuring the chefs from Sodexo/Mayo
Aug. 13: Chef Demo, featuring the chefs from Sodexo/Mayo
Sept. 3: Labor Day Chef Demo, featuring Omar Feyen
Sept 10: Chef Demo, featuring the chefs from Sodexo/Mayo and Kids' Day!
Oct. 15: Customer Appreciation Day
Oct. 29: Trick or Treats
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2016 Market Season!
* The 2016 Market Bucks Program is supported by Hunger Solutions MN.
Our Next Market Dates are:
Wednesday, June 29
Saturday, July 2
7:30-Noon, 4th St & 4th Ave SE
with: mind and body exercises with the Falun Gong
musical guests: Jason McKenzie, and The Young & Old Timers
We will have the freshest, most nutrious and delicious foods available, sold to you by the farmers who raised it. Get to know the people who grow your food!
south end of the Apache Mall (near the 16th St entrance)
4th St & 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
We have re-introduced our "Market Bucks" incentive program for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients. Use your EBT card at Market and we will match you up to $10. Stop by the Info Booth for more details.
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.
This Week's Highlights:
Produce: strawberries, rhubarb, basil, mint, cilantro, asparagus, rhubarb, kohlrabi, tomatoes, lettuce, radishes, broccoli, carrots, pea shoots, sweet peas, green beans, salad greens, kale, spinach, potatoes, peppers, pac choi, mustard greens, swiss chard, cabbage, onions, garlic scapes, parsnips, dried/smoked chili peppers, sun dried tomatoes, fresh shiitake mushrooms...
Meats: beef, pork, lamb, poultry, bison, 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: gorgeous cut flowers, veggie starts, bedding plants, flowering plants, hanging baskets, native plants, annuals, perennials, herbs...
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...
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!