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National Farmers Market Week Celebration at Midtown Market
August 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
National Farmers’ Market Week (NFMW) will be held August 1-7 in communities across the country. Minnesota will wrap up the week of celebration at a public event on Saturday, August 7 at the Midtown Farmers’ Market located at 3032 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis in the Moon Palace Books parking lot. There will be shopping and activities for guests throughout the morning, with a presentation from dignitaries including Minnesota’s Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen from 10:00-10:30 a.m. Following the presentation, Petersen and a special guest will demonstrate the preparation of their chosen farmers’ market drink of the month—Midtown Iced Tea. Samples will be available for guests at this free event that is open to the public. The event is being presented in partnership by the Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association (MFMA), Minnesota Grown (MG), Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU), and the Midtown Farmers’ Market. Gov. Tim Walz has been invited to attend.