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Find a Minnesota farmers market near you

Summer is coming — or so tradition dictates. With it come the farmers markets, Minnesota has plenty of them — shy of 130. Here’s a list and a map. Look at all that fresh food!

Minneapolis Farmers Market, circa 1900
Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society
Minneapolis Farmers Market, circa 1900

Summer is coming — or so tradition dictates. With it come the farmers markets, and according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota has plenty of them — just shy of 130.

I was out data fishing and came across their list. I pulled every Minnesota farmers market and uploaded it to Google Docs. Have a look.

These markets are self-reported to the Department of Agriculture, so if a market from your city is missing from the list, let me know in the comments and I’ll add it. 

Here’s a map. That’s a lot of fresh food.

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When I’m driving across the state this summer as part of the MinnPost project Rural Minnesota: A generation at the crossroads,  I’ll be trying to hit some of these. But really I don’t have to leave Minneapolis — we’ve got 27 farmers markets here. Wow.