2014 Market Season Update

The market has been getting busy! It’s National Farmers Market Week, and the final kids activity is this Saturday.

Fresh ProduceCurrent Produce Availability

  • Lettuces
  • Leafy Greens
  • Green Onions
  • Garlic Scapes / Garlic
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Hot Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Snap Peas
  • Zucchini
  • Herbs
  • Plants & Flowers
  • Jams & Jellies
  • Fresh Baked Breads
  • Baked Sweets & Treats
  • Pottery
  • Handcrafted Gifts

Farmers Market for Kids Program

Saturday, August 9th  |  10-11am

Kids 12 and under are invited to participate in the activities held once a month from 10 to 11:

  • August 9 – Veggie Creatures

Participants will receive a $2 token to be used to purchase produce at the Farmers Market!

*Sponsored by Two Harbors AGE to age & Lake County SHIP.

National Farmers Market Week  |  August 3rd – 9th

Fresh tomatoes, peppers, snap peas, zucchini and garlic are starting to make an appearance. Taste the freshness. Support the local economy. Talk to a farmer. Learn how your great food is grown.

Shop at your local farmers market!

A Local Food Event – 3rd Annual Grown By Our Own

Grown By Our Own Featured in the North Shore Journal

Grown By Our Own featured in the North Shore Journal (view full article as pdf)

Come meet local growers, learn about local farms, community gardens and more. Checkout what’s being grown to sustain healthy living. Get ideas from your neighboring producers. Some vendors may have plants or other items for sale.

When: Tuesday, May 20th, 5:30pm-8:30pm,

Doors open at 5:30pm, Speakers start at 6:30

Where: Two Harbors Community Center (505 1st Ave, Two Harbors, MN 55616

Speakers include:

  • Tom Hanson, local food supporter and owner of Duluth Grill
  • Francois Medion, Duluth Grill Urban Farm Manager

Sponsored by Two Harbors Farmers Market, Two Harbors Community Radio, and the Mocha Moose

3rd Annual Grown By Our Own

Farmers’ Market Shopping Tips

Here are some tips to help you get the most out of shopping at the market.

  • Go to the market EARLY. There is a better selection.
  • Farmers’ Markets are outdoors. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.
  • Bring a stroller or wagon for your child or children. It can also be useful for storing your purchases.
  • Bring a cloth bag or wire fold-able cart to carry your produce.
  • If driving make sure you keep track of your car keys.
  • Walk through the entire market before you buy. Make a list of what you want, then return to those vendors to make your purchases.
  • Bring change and smaller denominations of money as each farmer is an individual business. Some farmers will accept checks but cash is preferred.
  • If you have questions about certain fruits or vegetables ask the farmer. Most will be happy to tell you how it was grown and cared for and how to make the best selection. Many will even share a favorite recipe!
  • Bargaining is not recommended but asking to buy smaller amounts is acceptable. Most farmers will divide amounts.
  • HINT: Some of the best tasting fruits and vegetables are the least appealing to the eye.

Source: http://mfma.org/

Starter Plant Sale – Vegetable and Herb Transplants


Heirloom Plant Sale at Silver Creek Institute

Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, 10 am – 4 pm

1409 Grimmer Road, Two Harbors MN 55616

$2.50 / Plant with 1 Free Plant for Every $15 Purchase

Proceeds Support Silver Creek Institute, a 501c3 dedicated to serving as a working model of sustainable living.

Support Chelsea Morning Farm and Silver Creek Institute by purchasing your backyard garden vegetable and herb transplants from Chelsea Morning Farm Heirlooms. Offering over 30 unique heirloom, as well as a variety of hybrid varieties; for which most all have been field-tested for northern climates at Chelsea Morning Farm.

Directions: Follow Hwy 2 North of Two Harbors for 4.5 miles. Turn right on Grimmer Road (also Hwy 23). Drive to the end of Grimmer Road. SCI is the last driveway on the left. Look for the green and yellow SCI sign. Please park on Grimmer Road and enjoy the brief stroll down the driveway (about a 1 minute walk). We will have boxes and a wagon to help transport plants. Thank you!

For more information or to order plants for another date, contact Cree Bradley at 218.834.0846 or cree@lakesuperiorfarming.org.

Visit the Chelsea Morning Farm CSA website for more information about Chelsea Morning Farm.

Chelsea Morning Farm Plant Sale