The West Side Farmers Market

The Best Little Market in the Twin Cities!

Saturdays, June 4th  – October 15th, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Icy Cup parking lot, 63 George St. W

(corner of George & Stryker, map)

EBT, WIC, and credit cards accepted!

Find us on Facebook!

or email us: wsfm@growingwestside.com

The mission of the West Side Farmers Market is to provide access to quality, healthy, and affordable locally grown food for our neighborhood residents and beyond. We support and encourage the local production of food and goods and provide a venue for local growers to showcase and sell their products. We build and strengthen community connections between neighbors and organizations serving the West Side by providing a welcoming and lively community gathering space.

In 2015, its third season, the West Side Farmers Market increased attendance by 50% from last year! We attracted even more local food vendors, bringing a greater variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as hot sauce, baked goods, jams, pickles and eggs to the West Side.  In addition to food, there were several new local craft vendors with jewelry, blown glass, skin care products, and cloth goods.  We continued to offer EBT and WIC and invited community groups and agencies to share information on their programming.  The market wasn’t only a place to shop, however. Thanks to the generosity of many local musicians and entertainers, we were able to offer live music every week making the Market an inviting and welcoming Saturday morning gathering place.

2016 will be even bigger and better!

We are working to bring in more new vendors, as well as keep our favorites, and are working on a lot of fun events and activities for the season. Come back to see updates in our calendar, below!

Check out the Produce Calendar for information on when each vegetable will most likely be at the market. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our Get Involved page or email us at growingwestside [at] gmail.com

Be a Sponsor!

We have a new sponsorship package for 2016! See the Market Sponsorship page, for more information! Help us make this year even more amazing!

2016 WSFM Events Calendar 

Events will be added regularly through out the season, and we are planning a bushel full of ‘themed’ weeks during the regular season, so stay tuned for updates!

March 29th READY, SET, GROW! festival at River’s Edge Academy Indoor farmers market poster

Don’t miss the sneak preview of the West Side Farmers Market, and help us celebrate the return of SPRING, March 29th, 6pm to 8pm. See poster on right!

June 4  Opening Day Block Party! 8:30am to 1pm, Icy Cup Parking Lot
We will be closing off Stryker Avenue again, and this opening day party will be even bigger and more fun than the one last year! You don’t want to miss it! Put it on your calendar now!

Monthly Visits from Ramsey County Master Gardeners

October 15th: Growing West Side Harvest Party

This will be the close of our season, and a neighborhood celebration to recognize all the projects of Growing West Side, and to just plain, have FUN!

Are you interested in being a Farmer vendor?

We would love to have you! Check out our 2016 Application and 11885172_1018508381526847_8933347387777642513_nRules and Regulations (WSFM) for more instructions.

Want to sell your Cottage Foods?

Do you have a pickle recipe? or home-baked bread? or Jams, Jellies, anne'sjams33b96c51-aa6a-4de4-9fb5-99a3b4fef952or other home-made foods you’d like to sell at the West Side Farmers Market? In order to insure the safety and health of our neighbors and friends, the West Side Farmers Market is happy to comply with the new laws and certifications required this year; click HERE for help in navigating them.

Are you a musician or entertainer?

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We are always looking for new entertainment offerings at the Market! You can fill out this quick and easy, Google form, or email us anytime at wsfm@growingwestside.com if you have any questions!

 

See you there, neighbors!

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