The Farmers Market will be open outside at the Maple Grove Community Center every Thursday from May 14, 2020 - October 22, 2020. Hours are 3:00-7:00 p.m. from May - September and 3:00-6:00 p.m. in October.
Frequently Asked Questions
Indoor and outdoor markets are located at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road, between Elm Creek Boulevard and Main Street.
There are three parking lots at the community center. On market Thursdays, one lot is dedicated to the market, and the other two are available for patron parking.
Pets are not permitted in the market based on Maple Grove Park Board and Minnesota Department of Agriculture guidelines. Best to leave the four-legged friends at home.
The market is open rain or shine but may be cancelled or delayed due to hazardous weather. Follow the Maple Grove Farmers Market on Facebook for day-of notifications.
All vendors accept cash, and some accept checks and credit cards. All vendors accept market tokens that can be purchased at the market info booth with your credit/debit/ebt card. Tokens are just like cash and do not expire.
Please note there is not ATM onsite or in the community center. There are several nearby banks with ATMs.
Yes, we accept SNAP and participate in the Market Bucks matching program. Visit the market info booth to swipe your EBT card for market tokens to be used for purchases.
The site is paved and at ground level; there are no stairs. If you use a mobility device, look for curb cuts at the southeast end of the market area. Handicapped parking spaces are designated in both parking lots adjacent to the market area.
They certainly may, but please no bikes, boards, in-line skates, or scooters in the market area. There are sidewalks conveniently located around the perimeter of the farmers market to access the skate park.
Absolutely! We’d love for you to fill your cart during your visit. In addition, many families find strollers handy. Feel free to bring reusable shopping bags, too.
There are picnic tables at the Lions Park on the east side of the market, next to the Community Center. There is also shaded seating (picnic tables) at the Lions Pavilion near the south east side of the Farmers Market lot.
Our vendors utilize a wide variety of growing practices. You’ll find certified organic produce as well as many items that are grown using organic and chemical-free practices. You are encouraged to chat with each vendor to learn about their farming practices and philosophy. Vendors are encouraged to provide signage that highlights their farming methods.
We welcome volunteers ages 16+, particularly for the outdoor season. Join us on Thursdays that fit your schedule. See our Get Involved page for various duties and to complete the application.
Please fill out our vendor application for consideration. Staff will review your request and follow up directly. Crafts, home-based businesses, direct sales, etc. do not fit market product guidelines. Fundraising is also not a permitted activity.
The farmers market is an initiative of the City of Maple Grove. Market staff is made up of a market manager, market coordinator, market cashier, and market attendant.
The market has a set scheduled of live entertainment for the majority of outdoor and indoor markets; therefore, busking is not permitted.
Solicitation unrelated to the sale of market goods or market sponsorship is not permitted in the market.
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