3 Rochester-Area Farmers Markets You Must Visit This Year

June 06, 2017

Blonde customer holding a vegetables basket at the local market.jpegFarmers markets in Rochester MN allow you to take advantage of the area's bountiful harvest of natural foods and products. Heading to a nearby farmers market is one of the most popular things to do in Rochester MN. Here, we've gathered together a listing of the best ones in the area so you can plan your next outing. 

1. Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

Head down to the Olmsted County Fairgrounds and Graham Park every Saturday from May through October to the Rochester Downtown Farmers Market (RDFM) and enjoy the wares of about 100 vendors. From 7:30 AM until noon, you can pour through the offerings of local gardeners and farmers who live within 50 miles for the freshest fare for your table. 

Throughout the season, the RDFM also sponsors special events including musicians, demos, guest chefs and Kids Day at the Market. Held rain or shine, you can find plants, honey, meats, flowers, vegetables, bread, fruit and more at this well-received and popular farmers market. 

2. Wabasha Farmers Market

Held at the corner of Main Street West and Alleghany Avenue, the nearby Wabasha Farmers Market is open two days a week during its season. Beginning in mid-May and lasting until October, you can join others on Wednesdays from 3 PM until 7 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM until noon. Shoppers can find eggs, baked goods, local fruits and vegetables, meats, locally designed craft items and more. 

3. Eyota Farmers Market

The Eyota Farmers Market is open on Tuesdays from May until October. From 4 PM until 7 PM, head to 303 Fifth Street and browse through the ample selection of plants, baked goods, flowers, jams, herbs, honey, fruits and vegetables and more. 

At Springs at South Broadway, our welcoming apartment community is conveniently located near many of Rochester activities as well as those in the surrounding areas. Contact our friendly staff today to arrange a tour or to learn about our specials. 

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