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One-Day Shopping Event Will Benefit Local Farmers Markets

For one day this month, a massive warehouse near the Minneapolis Farmers Market will be transformed into an indoor Winter Market, filled with more than 100 local vendors, plus entertainment, drinks from Modist Brewing and a free holiday photo booth. It’s a brand new benefit for the Minnesota Farmers Market Association. Below is their news release.

Minnesota, December 4th, 2023— The North Loop Winter Market is thrilled to announce its upcoming event, scheduled to take place on December 16th at a transformed 121,272 square foot warehouse adjacent to the Minneapolis Farmers Market. This event promises to be a lively celebration of local growers, producers, and makers, featuring over 100 local businesses in the vendor village and over 20 community partners who ardently believe in supporting the local food system.

Mission Statement:

At the heart of the North Loop Winter Market is a powerful mission – to create a warm and welcoming space for our vibrant community of growers, producers, and makers. More than just supporting sustainable Minnesota Agriculture, we seek to bring people together, foster connections during the winter months, and celebrate the incredible flavors of our region.

Benefiting the Minnesota Farmers Market Association:

The North Loop Winter Market is proud to announce that a significant portion of its proceeds will directly benefit the Minnesota Farmers Market Association. By participating in our event, attendees are not only supporting local businesses but also contributing to the growth and sustainability of our broader community.

Event Highlights:

– Location: 501 Royalston Ave, MPLS, MN 55403 (Adjacent to the MPLS Farmers Market w/ free parking lot) –

Date and Time: December 16th, 2023 10 am to 4 pm

Vendor Village: Over 100 local businesses will showcase their products, creating a vibrant and diverse marketplace.

– Community Partners: Our event will feature community partners who believe in and actively support the local food system.

-“Art is Food” Exhibition: Featuring evocative photos of farmers markets, local artists celebrating food as community, and a historical exhibit by Mill City titled “Lettres de Gratitude.”- Mission Focus: Educating, nourishing, and making local food accessible for all community members.
– Annual Tradition: The North Loop Winter Market aims to establish itself as an annual tradition, bringing together the community year after year.


Facebook Events:

Vendor Village

*Subject to change

A & D Creations
Adelle Foods
AJ Junkets Penny Candy Store

Alchemy Candle Co

Alkaline academy
Anga Mangia Granola Me
Angel’s Delightful Creations
Aratti artworks
Arepa Time LLC
Art by Godhands
B Magical Health & Wellness
Becca David Artist
Bee Happy Honey
Black Roots Sauces and Seasonings Blackberry Bakery
Boss queen
C’S Me’Lange Vino Cocktails and Desserts Elevated Grounding
California Street Farm
Chocolate San José-Minneapolis Copacetic Conceptions
Crystal Sokuu LLC
Elee Bee’s Cleaning LLC
Cultivated Glow
Cultivated Glow
DBL Creations
Divine Beauty Co LLC
Dough Gold
Dream of Wild Health
Elaina’s Earrings and Art
Elmi’s Bake Shop
Enchanted Gardens of Minnesota Everyday Ejiji
Females That Hustle Collection
Flahn Manly Studios
Flittering Fixations
Flourish Ceramics Studio
For They Skincare & Wellness

Forest Gold Botanicals Forward to Africa

Gios Cotton Candy

Glo Skin Space

Go Pottery!
Good Bai
Good Day Farmstead
Grumpy’s Bookshop LLC
Inner Peace Fragrance
Num Nuts LLC
Jewels by Xaviea
Kalahari Foods’ MN
Kinney Mini Farms
Kobi Co.
Life Juices
Lit With Love Candles
Lovejoy’s Bloody Mary Mix
Lovely’s Sewing & Arts Collective
Lucius Shake Down Rubs LLC
Macnay Inc
Magic Moot’s House of Sparkles
Magneilia LLC
Mars Jameson Brand
Mind Your Culture
Minneapolis Meat Collective
Minneapplegirl Bakes
Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery

MN Black Box

Modist Brewing
Nature’s Syrup
Nautical Bowls
Neighborhood Roots
Nine Hazels Farm
Nuanced Hot Sauce
Off Type Sauce & Spice
Panache. Beverages. Better for you.
Plant Bar Cafe
Remix Designs
Resist Transmogrification Laboratory
Rice & Gravy by Candis
Rice Creek Farms
Rusty Patch Farm
Saint Paul Spice Company
Shanamama Cakes

Small Batch Henna & Craft
Soapy Toads
Sociable Cider Werks/ Squoze Hemp Seltzer/ Super Craft Elixirs Sonia’s Own Premium Garlic

Spoon and Theory Handmade StitchCraft Design
Sunflower Story Boutique Sweet Heaven by Nne

Sweet Justis
The Beauty Op Permanent Jewelry
The Bloom Bums Crystals & More
The Cookie Shop
The DREAM Shop
The Meatery
The Meatery
The Occasion
The Reign Love Collections
Thomasina’s Cashew Brittle
Thought Healing
Treat Me Too Dog Treats, LLC
Triple Aquarian
Tugi Enterprises LLC
Twin Cities Finest Cuisine & Catering LLC UFisheries
Unique Styles by Ricka
Vescent Soap
Vintage Poole Art
VIP Luxury Collection
VIP Wellness TeaTM
Warm Fields Farm
Well & Just
Yeyeo Queen Steam

Community Partnerships

*Subject to change

Minnesota Farmers Market Association The Black Market Events
EFS Real Estate
Bethel University

BF50 Wellness Team, BF50 Indigenous Health Initiative Big Green
Big River Farms

Metro Food Justice Network Mill City Museum

Minnesota Department of Agriculture – Emerging Farmers Office Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Grown
Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS)

Project Sweetie Pie – Foster Green
The Food Group
The Good Acre
North Loop Neighborhood Association

North Loop Neighborhood Safety Clubs

A Mother’s Love Initiative

Renewing The Countryside Roots for the HomeTeam

About North Loop Winter Market

The North Loop Winter Market is a community-driven event that seeks to create a welcoming space for local growers, producers, and makers. With over 100 businesses participating in the vendor village and the support of community partners, the market aims to strengthen relationships between local food producers and consumers, making local food an accessible and enjoyable experience for all.

About the Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association

The Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association (MFMA) provides services, programs, and leadership that support and promote farmers’ markets across Minnesota. The organization works to foster a community of vibrant, profitable and professionally managed Minnesota farmers’ markets which cultivate, nourish and inspire a vibrant local foods landscape. The MFMA vision is to create greater accessibility to local, farm-fresh foods and to allow opportunities for local food producers to thrive and grow. For a listing of all farmers’ markets across Minnesota visit

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