Post-Bulletin Post-Bulletin
RochesterMN RochesterMN
Yellow Pages Yellow Pages
AgriNews AgriNews
Rochester Magazine Rochester Magazine
rmast (3K)

Local Farmers Markets



Where: Corner of Oakland and 4th Street NE

When: Mondays and Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 9 through October

More information: Karl Milliron,

(507) 383-4808

Locally grown fruits, vegetables, eggs, chicken, honey, jams, jellies, homemade baked goods, bedding plants, ornamental plants, cut flowers and craft items.



Where: Sylvan Park, three blocks north of the intersection of State Highways 16 and 250

When: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, May 4 through October. Earth Day Celebration April 27; Kid’s Day, July 27; Customer Appreciation Day, Sept. 28; Oktoberfest, October 26

More information: Jerilyn Eddy, (507) 467-2358;; www.lanesboro/

Fruits, vegetables, eggs, mushrooms, black walnuts, honey, maple syrup, preserves, relishes, homemade baked goods, soaps, herbs, bedding plants and flowers.



Where: Riverside Park on 7th Street

When: Tuesdays and Fridays, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., May 7 through October 29

More information: (651) 463-3577

Locally grown or raised (within 15 miles) fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, poultry, fresh and dried flowers, potted perennials and annuals, maple syrup, honey, preserves and homemade baked goods.



• Location 1

Where: City Hall, 315 West 4th St. 

When: Sunday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 1 through October 31


• Location 2

Where: Train depot

When: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 to October 30 

More information:

Regionally grown fruits and vegetables, meat, honey, maple syrup, dried herbs, fresh-ground organic peanut butter, cut flowers, homemade soups and lotions and baked goods, including gluten-free bread. 



• Location 1:

Where: 4th Street SE and 4th Avenue SE, one block east of the Government Center

When: Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to noon, May to October 26; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2 to September 29

For more information: (507) 273-8232 or;


• Location 2:

Where: Gander Mountain parking lot, near the junction of Highway 52 and 55th Street NW

When: Tuesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., June 4 to September 24


• Location 3:

Where: The History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 W. Circle Dr. SW

When: Thursdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., June 6 to September 26



Where: West 2nd and Main Streets

When: Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to noon, and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., May 4 to October

More information: Bryan Crigler, (507) 450-5877;

Organically and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables, herbs, grass-fed beef and lamb, organic chicken, eggs, honey, fresh-cut flowers and bedding plants. Also canned goods, including jams and jellies, and baked goods, including gourmet cupcakes, French bread and scones.


More markets:


Where: Fountain Lake; Water Street and Broadway

When: Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, May 16 through October 31.

More information: Karl Milliron, (507) 383-4808



Where: 3D’s Sports Bar parking lot

When: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June to mid-October

More information: Ann Diercks, (507) 775-2804



Where: Public parking lot across from Hwy 19 from the athletic field

When: Saturdays, approximately 8 a.m. to noon through September

*Note: This is an informal gathering. There is not one person in charge of the market.



Where: City Park, Main and Third streets

When: Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., May through October

More information: Chantelle Prigge, (507) 951-8405



Where: City park on Goodhue Avenue

When: Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., May 23 through September

More information: Ceil Rasmussen, (507) 581-9400;



Where: Faith Lutheran Church Farmers Market, east parking lot at corner of 2nd Street NW

When: Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., First week of June through October (Weather permitting in October)

More information: Gary Norstad, (507) 696-5820



Where: Eagan Festival Grounds at 1501 Central Parkway

When: Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 12 to September 25 (market closes at dusk in September)

More information: Kerry Phillips (651) 675-5500 or;



Where: Central Park, 2nd Avenue and 5th Street NW

When: Saturdays, 7 a.m. to noon, June 1 through October 26; Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 10 through September 25

More information: Donna or Russ Bauer, (507) 332-8283



Where: Downtown on Third Street

When: Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., June 13 to September 26

More information: Cindy Muller, (651) 280-6803;



Where: Amish Farmers Market, Country Lodge Inn parking lot, 525 Main Avenue North (U.S. Route 52)

When: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or sold out, May through October

More information: Marilyn, (800) 247-6466



Where: Westview Mall parking lot, 1355 South Frontage Road

When: Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 18 through the end of October

More information: Bea Westerberg, (651) 437-8573



• Location 1

Where: Downtown Lake City

When: Saturday mornings, May 18 - October 5

More information: Margaret Haase,

(651) 345-5229


• Location 2

Where: Swimming beach parking lot, next to the marina off Park Street.

When: Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July through August. They might start earlier this year, call

for details.

More information: Tracy Brunkow,

(651) 764-2649



Where: Crucifixion School parking lot, 420 South 2nd Street

When: Tuesdays, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 14 to October 15

More information: Martha Meyer, (507) 429-7985 or;



Where: 1400 Madison Avenue in Madison East Center parking lot

When: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 to 6 p.m., May 7 through October 29

More information: (507) 420-8711;



Where: Riverside Park lot at State Highway 57 and 4th Street.

When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 14 to October 22

More information: Lynnette Nash, (507) 635-5814;



Where: Central Park, Cedar and Broadway Streets

When: Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., first Saturday in May through last weekend in October May 31 through August. Thursday night concerts starting at 7 p.m. in the park.

More information: (507) 455-0969



Where: Historic Creamery Building at Trailhead Park, East Center Street and 1st Avenue

When: Thursdays, May to September, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

More information: Tessa King, (507) 923-7029;



Where: Lannings Food Center parking lot

When: Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. or until sold out, May through September

More information: Laurie Timm, (507) 534-2034



Where: Root River Bike Trailhead

When: Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday in May through last Friday in October

More information: Sandy Benson, (507) 765-3364;



Where: Third and Pine Riverview Lot, across from the Historic Courthouse

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to noon, June to October 30

More information: Beverly Friendt, (651) 704-9996



• Location 1

Where: Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center parking lot, 1200 Grant Boulevard West,

When: Mondays, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Opening day is May 20.

• Location 2

Where: 2nd Street beneath State Hightway 60 bridge

When: Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., beginning May 16

More information: Sarah Nienow, (507) 273-2618



Where: Business park at 751 3rd Avenue, in grass on south side of Buckstop Grocery Store

When: Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., May 16 through October 24

More information: Barney Nesseth, (507) 824-2003



Where: Covered Bridge Farmers Market, East Park, one block east of Main Street between 6th and 7th Streets

When: Mondays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., May 6 to October

More information: Jim Dolan, (507) 843-4680;


produce (15K)

For information on display advertising opportunities, contact
Monica Hensley
( Phone: 507-281-7463

For information on editorial content, contact editor Allison Roe at Phone: 507-285-7641

rbreak (1K)
Radish magazine is published by Small Newspaper Group and distributed by Post-Bulletin Company, LLC
18 First Ave. S.E., P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903-6118, (507) 285-7600, 1-800-562-1758