The Northfield Farmer’s Market has been operating for more than 40 years and is open Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. (Photos by Nick Gerhardt/Northfield News)
The Northfield Farmer's Market is open Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from May to October at Riverside Park on 7th Street. All produce is raised by residents within a 15-mile radius of Northfield and all meat products are grown by residents within a 25-mile radius of Northfield. (Nick Gerhardt/Northfield News)
It's Farmer's Market Week
Patrons survey the goods at the Northfield Farmer's Market Saturday at Riverside Park. (file photo)
Mary Schaffer sits next to her stand at the Northfield Farmer's Market. Schaffer has been coming to the market since 1976 and sells jam, free range eggs and mini hosta among other items. (Nick Gerhardt/Northfield News)
Larry Pflaum’s stand at the Northfield Farmer’s Market offers a variety of produce and flowers. Pflaum is known for his string beans as well.
A couple purchases some rhubarb from Christian Vosejpka Saturday at the Northfield Farmer’s Market. Vosejpka’s family harvests rhubarb from around 100 hills.
Larry Pflaum had an abundance of pea pods for sale Saturday at the Northfield Farmers Market.
Larry Pflaum had flowers and produce for sale Saturday at the Northfield Farmers Market.
Posted: Saturday, July 5, 2014 10:59 am
Updated: 12:26 am, Wed Jul 9, 2014.
Posted on Jul 5, 2014
The Northfield Farmer’s Market has been taking place for more than 40 years.
The market is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. at Riverside Park on 7th Street.
All produce is raised by residents within a 15-mile radius of Northfield. All meat products are grown by residents within a 25-mile radius of Northfield.
Mary Schaffer has been coming to the market since 1976 and was selling jam, mini hosta, free range eggs, cactus and other goods from her farm near Hampton.
Larry Pflaum sold kale, pea pods, flowers and other produce Saturday at the Farmer’s Market. Pflaum is also known for his string beans, which he grows on his farm near the Dakota County Fairgrounds.
Christian Vosejpka’s family is part of a CSA and sold rhubarb, onions and flowers Saturday at the market. His family grows rhubarb in Dundas and harvests it from around 100 hills, he said.
Nick Gerhardt is the Northfield News’ sports editor. You can reach him at 645-1111. Follow him on Twitter @NorthfieldNick.
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Saturday, July 5, 2014 10:59 am.
Updated: 12:26 am.