mill city farmer’s market: the goods

May 11, 2010

Thank goodness the farmer’s markets are finally opening in Minnesota! I have been waiting for this moment for well over a month (perhaps my own fault, since I over-excitedly thought opening day was April 8th, instead of May 8th…sad).

Anyway, the time has finally come and since we live less than a mile from our local farmer’s market, I think a saturday morning walk here will become a summer staple.

Produce is not exactly abundant yet, but there are other fun things to be had at this market, such as:

This whole wheat cinnamon raisin bread which is pretty much amazing toasted with butter.
extra sharp minnesota cheddar

Rhubarb! Prepare for some baked goodness soon, friends.

What would you make with rhubarb?

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insideiamdancing May 11, 2010 at 12:46 pm

Rhubarb and ginger crumble, with custard, obviously!!!!!!!! Or, rhubarb coffee cake. Though crumble sounds gooooood right now.


loveofbreakfast May 11, 2010 at 1:33 pm

i am pumped for the farmers market too! unfortunately i don't have a free saturday morning until the end of the month :(

whole foods had a lentil, rhubarb and sweet potato salad in their deli once. didn't have it but it sounded delish.


Emily (A Nutritionist Eats) May 11, 2010 at 1:52 pm

We ventured to Mill City on Saturday, loved but was SO cold we didn't stay too long! I felt so bad for the band playing and the people working!


Justine May 11, 2010 at 10:05 pm

I made rhubarb strawberry ice cream and rhubarb tea for Mother's Day. I can't wait to see what you do with it!


therabbitrunner May 12, 2010 at 1:32 pm

holy smokes those cinnamon rolls look crazy good. I LOVE farmers markets because everything is just so fresh :)


Sarah (Running To Slow Things Down) May 12, 2010 at 2:15 pm

I adore rhubarb and would totally go with a strawberry rhubarb pie (or crisp!) :D


Janetha May 14, 2010 at 11:30 am

i think you mean extra MATURE cheddar. p.s. i want a farmer's market. now.


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