Minneapolis is an area well known for abundance of farmer’s markets which are well stocked with fresh organic produce for many months of the year. Buying a home or condo in close proximity to one of these food meccas offers many advantages. Get exercise while you walk or ride your bike to the market, then bring home the most nutritious and colorful produce available anywhere in town. Many people enjoy the social aspects of farmer’s markets; most who frequent them also have a passion for supporting local agriculture. No matter which part of town you prefer, there’s likely a farmer’s market within short distance of your Minneapolis home.
Advantages of Living Close to a Farmer’s Market
Individuals who strive to live a GREEN, more sustainable lifestyle have many reasons to live close to a Minneapolis farmer’s market. Supporting local, organic agriculture reduces your carbon footprint by minimizing the amount of fossil fuel required to grow and transport food products. Fresh, organic produce is known to contain more vitamins and minerals than conventional counterparts, and many people claim they can taste a difference. Flowers and craft items are available at most of the markets, so you can bring home beauty in addition to nutrition. You’ll also enjoy the opportunity to meet friendly patrons and vendors alike and may make some new friends.
Numerous Markets Within the Minneapolis Area
Minneapolis is home to a large number of seasonal farmer’s markets; some have winter hours. Examples include the following:
- The Farmer’s Market Annex located at 200 E Lyndale Ave.
- Fulton Farmer’s Market at 4901 Chowen Ave. S.
- Nokomis Market, 5167 Chicago Ave. S.
- Kingfield Market, 4310 Nicollet Ave. S.
- Midtown Farmer’s Market at Lake St. E and 22nd Ave. S.
- Mill City Market at 704 S 2nd St.
- Minneapolis Farmer’s Market located at 312 East Lyndale Ave.
- Northeast Minneapolis Farmer’s Market, 629 NE 2nd St in the St. Boniface Church parking lot.
- West Broadway Market, 718 W Broadway Ave.
Enjoy a City Culture Plentiful With Local Agriculture
With so many different farmer’s markets to choose from in the Minneapolis area, you’re sure to find a nearby home or condo that meets your needs and enhances your sustainable lifestyle. Grab your reusable bags and enjoy the walk or ride to your local market, where you can support local food production, improve your nutrition, and make new friends.
Realty Group, Inc.
Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, CRS, GREEN
3495 Northdale Blvd NW Ste 200
Minneapolis, MN 55448