Let’s Grow the Minneapolis Farmers Market!
Look for the colorful mailboxes in the Market–they are meant for you to send in your gifts to the newly created, Friends of the Minneapolis Farmers Market, where your gift will help grow the Minneapolis Farmers Market and all its goals to:
Educate people about eating and preparing healthy food
Help MN fresh and local businesses start at the Market
Make sure everyone has access to fresh and healthy by supporting the SNAP/EBT program
Build community and enhance the Market
“Oh, I’ve been coming to the Minneapolis Farmers Market for more than thirty years, and now that we’re retired we come a few times a week, get a cup of coffee and see what’s new at the Market this week,” said a loyal Minneapolis Market friend. “This Market and these growers here are part of our lives.”
The Minneapolis Market is a community resource, meeting place, tourist draw—and perhaps most, important—a place to get the greatest selection of fresh and local plants and produce with more than two hundred growers on the weekend, it is the largest market in the state.
The Minneapolis Farmers Market connects growers to gardeners and eaters and that connection is what makes it so unique compared to the average shopping experiences. It’s a place where you can experience your food, hear about where it came from, how it was treated, and even get ideas on how to prepare it—directly from the grower.
This is exactly why the Minneapolis Farmers Market is calling its new Campaign for support of the Market: Farm to Face, these foods are going straight to your life and mouth.
The Farm to Face Campaign gives Friends of the Minneapolis Farmers Market a way to support the market so we can continue to support local growers, do some improvements to the market, like adding some gathering places, and even supporting the EBT program so all people have access to fresh food.
A gift in any amount will give you recognition on MplsFarmersMarket.com
A gift of $50 or more will get you one of our Farm to Face tee-shirts!
A gift of $100 or more, and you will receive a canvas market bag with plants and produce fresh at the moment.
A gift of $150–well, get your t-shirt, produce filled bag and a listing on the website!
And if you can’t find the little mailboxes (or you’d like to talk about your gift)–come to the Information table by the Market shop on Saturdays, or come in to the Market shop any day!