Eat Local

This is just a partial list of the many places and resources that offer local food and information on why local is a great choice—even in Minnesota, with a short growing season.Get more information on our very own EAT LOCAL challenge right here!

Minnesota Grown
Directory of Minnesota farmers, markets, pick-your-own farms and orchards, CSA farms, and farm bed & breakfasts.

Midtown Global Market
More than fifty vendors of mostly food are brought together in this unique South Minneapolis site—a redeveloped Sears Roebuck store with a residential tower and a nearby hotel. Everything from Middle Eastern to Native American foods is represented in a festive fun atmosphere.

Saint Paul Farmers Market
What’s in season, who’s growing it, recipes, locations and hours.

Mill City Farmers Market
The newest farmers market is already one of the best! Located on the downtown Minneapolis riverfront, between the Mill City Museum and the brand-new Guthrie Theatre.

Edible Twin Cities
This quarterly magazine celebrates regional and local foodways, growers, chefs, restaurants, farmers markets and food artisans. With beautiful photography and compelling writing—good enough to eat!

Food Routes
Looking for reasons to eat more locally-produced food? Food Routes will tell you why, and where to find it.

Local Harvest
Find farmers’ markets, pick-your-own farms, food co-ops, and unique local offerings on this great searchable site.

Slow Food Minnesota
What is an endangered food? The pleasures of eating foods that preserve our cultural and biological heritage are embraced by the Slow Food movement.Check out the Minneapolis chapter’s website for information on upcoming and past events.

Sustainable Kitchen
Get great tips and hints on how to cook and enjoy all that great local food you’ve been growing and buying. Seasonal and sustainable recipes, along with a chef podcast, will have you eating local in no time.