Farmers Market at UMD: Wednesday

Farmers Market at UMD
Every Wednesday 2-4:30
UMD Kirby Plaza Bus Hub
Local Produce, Music and Artisans!


Leah Nelson

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Ride the Bus or Park for FREE in Lot E!

Campus Map:

Help us out by VOTING for our Market at:

Want to be a vendor? Space IS available. Contact Leah for more information!

Re:     Kirby Drive/Library Dr. Closure Update
North End of Kirby Dr and all Library Dr
Monday, August 3 – Thursday, August 6, 2009

Due to equipment failure and the weekend weather, Library Drive and the
north end of Kirby Drive from above the LSBE Turn-Around to St. Marie
Street closure has been extended through this Thursday, August 6. The
entrances to Lot D, Lot E and the Library Lot remain closed during this
time.  Lot E and Lot G are open.  Please access Lot E through Lot G.
It is also recommended not to use the main Library Entrance during this
time.  Please access the Library via the Engineering Building Entrance
0off University Dr.  This road closure is needed for crews to repair the
roadway and is weather dependent.

What you will find at the Market this week:

Jamison Meats will have tasty fresh local meats. Look for their truck near the market.

GrassRoots Cooperative Farm will be at the market with Echinacea, spearmint, leeks, peas, carrots, kale and more!

Antonina will have young Russian banana potatoes, raspberries, fence cherry berries.

Maxine Jordahl will bring her breads, baked goods, rhubarb, canned goods and more!

HavenWood Whole Foods and Golden Shamrock Traders will be there with jams, jellies, Honey in different sizes, possibly breads, vegetables, and handcrafted items.

Dj mouse / Cayman Farms will have Caribbean Style Pepper Sauces and Jellies – Also new is the Spicy Jamaican Jerk Marinade and Barbecue Sauce and the Hot Basil Sauce. Look out for Salad mix this week!

Sacred Spiral Herb Farm will have fresh basil, oregano, thyme, sage and a few surprises!

Mike’s Aparies will be at the Market with RASPBERRIES,BLUEBERRIES, jams/jellies, beets, onions, carrots, chard  and cabbage ( How about a 15 LB head of cabbage for kraut or cole slaw).  Raw honey will be coming in 2 weeks in quarts and pints

Deb Shubat will have Zucchini both gold and green, Red stemmed Chard, Lacinato kale, Broccoli florets, beets, fresh garlic bulbs, red onions
and walla walla sweet onions, mini cabbage in 3 varieties, The cooler
weather has made excellent cut flowers so spruce up your office with a
bunch. I will be bringing a new baked product – nut and seed crackers. I
will have honey soon.

Maxine Jordahl will bring canned and baked goods, homemade rock candy, zucchini, onions and rhubarb and maybe eggs.

Lita Wallace will have green onions, arugula, chinese cabbage, cookies, breads, crocheted dish cloths, corded basket, greeting/note cards, and table top quilts.

Stacey with Energy for Life Connection is back from Marblehead MA and had an AWESOME experience learning from Herbalist Margi Flint.

Soon I will have new information and remedies to share with you, I have to organize it in my head first.

I hope to see you on Wednesday with all my usual remedies and some new sweetgrass turtles.

As Always: Live music, crafters and artisans every week!!

Sponsors: UMD Wellness Program/Department of Human Resources, UMD Stores, Auxiliary Services, Office of Civic Engagement and Sustainable Farming Association



about 14 years ago

Come and see Mayra for some of the best home made soap in the Upper Midwest!


about 14 years ago

Why is it scheduled for mid afternoon?  Some of us have to work during the day.  If it was over the lunch hour or a bit after 5 pm, more people could show up.

Barrett Chase

about 14 years ago

I think it should be at about 3:30am. That would be a good time for me. Why isn't it at 3:30am?


about 14 years ago

x2 for Shane's comment.

Chester Dark

about 14 years ago

I guess I can dream on but it would be nice to have some free-range, wild game and/or grass-fed meats - including lamb and venison - at any of the farmer's markets. 

The UMD market is fun but there HAS to be more interesting farm products around here. Right?

Barrett Chase

about 14 years ago

The farmer's market on 14th Avenue East and 3rd Street has free-range chickens and turkeys, as well as grass-fed beef and pork. There's also cheese, which is excellent. In fact, I just bought some about 15 minutes ago.

I think you have to sign up for the turkeys. I'm not sure about lamb, but it wouldn't hurt to ask. 

7am-noon, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Oh, and there are usually eggs as well.

Chester Dark

about 14 years ago

Nice! Thanks for the info Barrett!


about 14 years ago

Farmers Market please on days other than Weds and Sat. I work 9-5 and Saturday is for doing stuff!

How about Farmer's Market tuesday and thursday from 5pm-7pm. I hear some people may eat food around that time, although I'm not sure.

Tim K

about 14 years ago

There's a new farmer's market at the Miller Hill Mall of all places on Thursdays. I think it starts at like 2:00 or 2:30 and runs 'till 6:00? Anybody have the actual info? I know that Bruce Savage is selling wild rice and syrup up there, but I neglected to get more (accurate) details. It's in front of the newer store that bumps out a bit next to the JC Penney.


about 14 years ago

Going to the market Saturday morning doesn't count as "doing stuff"?


about 14 years ago


UMD Farmer's Market - 2-4:30PM
Kirby Plaza Bus Hub (218.940.2138)

Nebagamon's Lakeview Farmer's Market - 8AM-12PM
through september 30
Sharon's Lakeview Café, 6884 S. Lake Ave., Lake Nebagamon, WI (715.372.4031)

Duluth Farmer's Market - 7AM-12PM
Duluth Farmer's Market, 14th Ave. E. & 3rd St. ( / 218.724.9955)

Winter Street Depot Farmer's Market - 1-5PM
through october
Winter Street Depot, 1615 Winter St. (715.372.8441)


Barker's Island Farmer's Market - 8AM-12PM
through october
Barker's Island, Superior (715.372.8441)

Duluth Farmer's Market - 7AM-12PM
Duluth Farmer's Market, 14th Ave. E. & 3rd St. ( / 218.724.9955)


about 14 years ago

Yep the mall has a Farm's Market every Thursday through September from 2-6 outside of Coldwater Creek.  There is a pretty big selection of goods being sold.

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