Farmers Market

Summer Farmers Market 2021
Saturdays
May 15th-Oct 16th, 2021
7am-12pm through August
8am-12pm Sept-Oct

Pre-order from our vendors for pickup at the market - Orders open May 1st

What to Expect When You Visit (updated June 4):
  • Held in the Veterans Park Picnic Pavilion and adjacent park space, no line, enter on the East or West side
  • Shoppers may pick up and choose their own items, or ask for vendor's assistance
  • Please stay home if you are sick
  • Masks are not required for anyone at the farmers market, you may wear a mask
  • Handwashing stations will be available at each entrance
  • Online pre-orders with contactless pickup are available for many of the market’s products
    • Shop in person, or:
    • Place an order by Thursday at noon for Saturday pickup: www.localline.ca/richfield-farmers-market
Winter Farmers Market 2021-22
Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave, Richfield, MN, 55423
Apply to be a winter market vendor
Additional Forms: (download, save, then fill out)
Winter Farmers Market Facebook event - RSVP for updates
select weekend dates:
Sat, 10/30/2021, 9am-2pm - Fall Boutique & Market
Sat, 11/6/2021, 9am-2pm
Sat, 11/20/2021, 9am-2pm -Thanksgiving Market
Sat, 12/11/2021, 9am-2pm - Food & Gift Market, Day 1 
Sunday, 12/12/2021, 9am-2pm - Food & Gift Market, Day 2 
Sat, 12/18/2021, 9am-2pm 
Sat, 1/1/2022, 9am-2pm - New Year's Market 
Sat, 1/15/2022, 9am-2pm 
Friday, 2/11/2022, 11am-3pm Valentine's Market 
Sat, 2/19/2022, 9am-2pm 
Sat, 3/5/2022, 9am-2pm 
Sat, 3/19/2022, 9am-2pm 
Sat, 4/2/2022, 9am-2pm 
Sat, 4/16/2022, 9am-2pm 
Sat, 4/30/2022, 9am-2pm - Mother's Day Market 



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Summer Market Map:
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Event Info:
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PAYMENT METHODS


  • Cash
  • Check (some vendors)
  • Credit or Debit Card - visit Info Booth to purchase tokens
  • SNAP/EBT Cards - visit Info Booth to purchase tokens
  • Market Bucks
  • Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers


PARKING

Veterans Park has a parking lot adjacent to the Farmers Market. During our busiest hours, overflow parking is located at the Richfield Ice Arena, a short walk across the park. Street parking is available in the neighborhood, with a crosswalk at 64th and Portland. Please do not park in the American Legion lot to attend the farmers market.

Alternative transportation: Bike racks are available at the market, and 64th & Portland Ave is serviced by Metro Transit bus route #5.


VEAP PRODUCE PICKUP - (Summer Only)

We partner with VEAP to collect produce and other food goods from the market to stock VEAP's food pantry with fresh foods.
To donate, look for the green tubs located near the entrances or at our information booth.  Or, you can donate fresh market produce to VEAP by ordering a "Donation Box (choose your amount)" on our online store.

Thank you for helping make local produce & fresh food more accessible to everyone in our community.  For more information about VEAP, call 952-888-9616 or visit their website.


ABOUT US

The offices for the Richfield Farmers Market are located at the
Richfield Community Center
7000 Nicollet Ave, Richfield
612-861-9362    farmersmarket@richfieldmn.gov
Office Hours: Thursdays & Fridays, 8:30am-5pm

The Richfield Farmers Market is a member of the MN Farmers Market Association and Minnesota Grown. We participate in EBT & Market Bucks initiatives, provided through Hunger Solutions MN, which allows customers who use SNAP/EBT to purchase food. We are committed to making healthy food accessible to everyone who comes to our market and are proud to say that all of our vendors' products come from within 200 miles or less, and at least 80% of the market products are produced in Minnesota.  Around 25 different local farmers & food producers sell at our market. The site has on-site, fully accessible restrooms.

OUR MISSION 

Since 1990, Richfield Recreation has operated the Richfield Farmers Market to provide access to local, healthy, and affordable foods, and to offer a community gathering space to help connect residents, as well as local producers.  The Richfield Farmers Market also emphasizes educational and recreational activities through our involvement with the Richfield Arts Commission, the U of M Master Gardener Program, and other programs and events.




POWER OF PRODUCE (POP) CLUB FOR KIDS

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Kids ages 4-12 receive a $2 voucher to pick out a fruit or veggie to try each week. 
Sign up and check in each week at the Farmers Market Info Booth.
Thank you to our sponsor: Lakewinds Food Co-op!

MUSICIANS 

Would you like to perform at a Richfield Farmers Market? Please send your press kit to: farmersmarket@richfieldmn.gov  

Musicians volunteer their time, but are allowed to put out a tip jar, and sell band merchandise while playing at the market. 

COMMUNITY BOOTHS 

Richfield-based community and non-profit groups, as well as city/state/county agencies, may apply to host a table at the Richfield Farmers Market for informational or educational purposes (no political campaign materials are allowed).  We give preference to groups who relate to our mission of health and local food access. 

Event Mission: Our event mission is to promote health, wellness, and support local farmers and food producers. Community groups and non-profits tabling at the farmers market and their materials should fit with the focus of our event mission.

Email: farmersmarket@richfieldmn.gov for a Community Booth application.

OTHER INFORMATION

No pets are allowed during market hours (to comply with MN Department of Health Code #4626.1585 6-501.115 prohibiting animals from food service areas).  Service animals are allowed.

Alcoholic beverages and smoking are prohibited at the Farmers Market and in all Richfield parks (City Code 840.13).

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