This Week at Market Fair – Oct. 8

This week Market Fair profiles Finca Mirasol, a local farm that specializing in free-range chickens and an assortment of vegetables. They also grow black beans. Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, known for his work with the Rural Enterprise Center – a program of Main Street Project, was able to produce a cold climate variety of the native Guatemalan black turtle bean in Minnesota! Read more here.

Prairie Creek Community School is hosting a Poetry Making Activity this Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. at the welcome tent that will encourage Fair goers of all ages to exercise their own poetry writing skills. Using magnetic poetry kits, one can build their own expressive thoughts on the spot! A microphone will be available on-site for those interested in reciting their literary work.

Also, mark you calendars for Oct. 15th’s Harvest Festival! This is a family friendly celebration with seasonal farmers market goods, live entertainment, and art activities from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Farmers Kathy Zeman and Betsy Allister mentioned in Star Tribune



This Week at the Market – Aug 6

This week Market Fair profiles Dale’s Funky Glass, who showcases color infused glass art and digital illustrator Jessica Hutton as well as artisan baker Martha Schuetzle who makes delicious pastries and Lu Lee who provides fresh flowers for your table and organic produce! Special events include a Community Doodle at the Welcome Tent and live music by Bonnie and the Clydes both starting at 10:00 a.m.