When is the market in season, and what hours is it open? Seasons and hours vary. Our summer markets generally run from April through October, and the hours will vary. See Market Locations for full details about all of our markets. We also run a winter market in downtown St. Paul.
Where are the various satellite markets? We have markets throughout the metro area. See Market Locations for driving directions to any of our locations.
Where is the best place to park? Parking is plentiful at most of our locations. For tips on parking in downtown St. Paul, see our handy parking map that shows where lots are located. Please be aware of no parking zones and park accordingly.
Are dogs allowed on the market site? Animals are not allowed at the market. Due to City ordinances and health code regulations we ask that you leave your pets at home while you visit any of our locations.
What are the requirements for membership? All produce must be locally grown. Value added products must be produced locally using local products when available. The St. Paul Farmers' Market is open to agricultural items. Craft items will not be considered. You are not allowed to buy and re-sell produce at any of our locations.
What costs are involved for members? In 2015 new memberships are $460.00. The renewal fee is $360.00. The daily stall fee for downtown Saturday is $40.00, downtown Sunday and Burnsville Thursday is $25.00 and for all other neighborhood markets it is $20.00. The daily fee you would pay each day you use a stall.
How do I become a vendor at the market? New members are generally taken on during the first few months of the year. The number of new members depends on the turn over of current members. You can download your own application from this site. To request an application, e-mail your request right after the first of the year. You may also request an application in writing to 290 E 5th St. St. Paul, MN 55101. Applications are sent out in mid-January.
When does the winter market start? The winter market in downtown St. Paul starts the first Saturday in December and runs every Saturday from 9am - 1pm through April.
Where can I find out about product availability? Our site lists all of the typical products you can find at the market, with a guide to their general availability. Not all products will be available at all markets.
What is the history of market? The market has a long and rich history. Learn more in our About the Market section!