East Isles Farmers Market’s first season underway

Food is the focus at the East Isles Farmers Market, which is midway through its first season on The Mall.

Some of the new vendors are taking advantage of the market’s “pickle booth,” which allows ultra-small purveyors to sell under the state’s Cottage Food law.

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Farm to pantry: Minneapolis' newest farmers market

Last Thursday, residents of Uptown, local vendors and Minnesotans alike gathered in the Mall Park for the opening night of the East Isles Farmers Market. Located at 1420 The Mall, this market boasts rotating vendors and special events. It's also serving as a pilot program for collaboration with the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board.

Debbie Gold
East Isles plans a new farmers market for The Mall

A farmers market is in development for the green space on The Mall west of Hennepin Avenue. The East Isles Residents Association is closing in on tentative plans for an evening weekday market of about 40 food-focused vendors to launch this summer.

Debbie Gold