Shop the farmers markets of Minneapolis Northwest for an unbeatable selection of fresh produce, bakery items, meats, dairy products, and artisan goods. Farmers markets provide a meaningful way for consumers to have a personal relationship with local growers while supporting the local economy. They’re also social events, often with music and entertainment, where friends, family, and even four-legged family members can gather.
The Maple Grove Farmers Market is a beloved, year-round tradition in Minneapolis Northwest. The popular outdoor market is held every Thursday afternoon at the Maple Grove Community Center, May through October. During the cold-weather months, the market moves inside the community center and is held once a month. This farmers market features the Power of Produce Kids' Club to help little ones get excited about healthy eating, and a Frequent Shopper Program that offers savings for loyal customers.
The Brooklyn Park Farmers Market is held Wednesday afternoons starting early summer and running through mid-fall. It takes place outdoors at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center. Don’t forget the Osseo Farmers Market. This quaint market is open Tuesday afternoons at Boerboom Veterans Park beginning mid-summer and running through early fall. Shop the market and then stick around for music and movies in the park at night.
Thanks to Minneapolis Northwest’s cultural diversity, you can also shop at authentic Asian and African markets year-round for all the ingredients you need. Savor the flavors you know or discover new dishes to fall in love with! Dragon Star Supermarket provides 60,000-square-feet of the finest world grocery products available, including Asian, African, Indian, Hispanic, and Middle-Eastern goods.
Viengchang Oriental Market is a wonderful little Hmong grocery store selling Asian and African foods, including rambutan, papaya salad sauce, bamboo, longan, and pho noodles. Value Foods African Market has multiple locations for everything you need to prepare authentic African dishes. Meat and poultry are humanely raised, processed, packed, and distributed under HALAL guidelines and dietary laws. The market also features an African “grill” in the back of the store.