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Capitol Farmers Market opens this Thursday, July 11


Tue, Jul 9th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

Market is open to state employees and the public every Thursday through Sept. 26



ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Capitol Farmers Market is set to open again this summer near the Minnesota State Capitol. The Capitol Farmers Market is a satellite of the St. Paul Farmers Market and is expected draw hundreds of state employees with offices in and around the Capitol complex. Hours for the market, which is open to the public, will be 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. every Thursday from July 11 - September 26.



The Capitol Farmers Market is operated by the St. Paul Growers Association and will feature plenty of fresh produce, including a wide variety of greens, fruits and vegetables for Capitol complex employees to purchase just in time for weekend cooking at home or at the cabin. Vendors will also offer meats, flowers and other products for sale throughout the summer growing season and into the fall.



Minnesota Grown spokesman Paul Hugunin says the market is another venue for St. Paul consumers to connect with farmers.



“Response from shoppers last year was tremendous and it’s wonderful to have the market open again this year,” said Hugunin. “The market offers more marketing opportunities for Minnesota farmers and more healthy food choices for state employees and the public.”



The Capitol Farmers Market is one of more than 160 farmers markets listed in the online Minnesota Grown Directory at www.minnsotagrown.com. You can also order a free directory by calling 1-888-TOURISM.



The Capitol Farmers Market is located along Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, directly south of the State Capitol.

Star Tribune Again Names Olmsted Medical Center a ‘Top 100 Workplace’ in 2013

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

ROCHESTER, Minn. - For the second year in a row, Olmsted Medical Center (OMC) has been named one of Minnesota’s Top 100 Workplaces based on an employee-based survey from the Star Tribune. The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was publish ..... 
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TEC Announces Peak Energy Alert Again

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

RUSHFORD, Minn. — For the second day in a row Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC) is issuing a peak energy alert to address the high demand for electricity in the regional power market. TEC asks members to help by reducing their electric use. ..... 
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Fourth annual Food Shelf Challenge Grant

Thu, Jun 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Preston, Minn. - Semcac’s Fillmore County Food Shelf and Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless announce the Fourth Annual $150,000 Food Shelf Challenge Grant. Open Your Heart will match donations to the Fillmore County Food Shelf during the ..... 
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Lanesboro Local opens grand new marketplace

Thu, Jun 27th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

On Saturday, July 6 from 1-4pm, Lanesboro Local will celebrate the opening of their bigger, better Marketplace at the historic corner of Parkway Avenue & Coffee Street in Lanesboro, Minn. A ribbon cutting ceremony at 2pm will officially recognize th ..... 
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3rd Annual Rushford Days Silent Auction

Tue, Jun 18th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Grace Place is once again celebrating Rushford Days with their 3rd Annual Silent Auction. This year the location will be held at the Rushford Grace Place location, 110 W. Jessie Street. Store volunteers have been collecting items throughout the year ..... 
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Harmony Area Community Foundation

Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

On May 31, 2012, a group of interested individuals first met to discuss the creation of a community fund through Southern MN Initiative Foundation (SMIF). By August of 2012, our SMIF agreement was finalized and the Harmony Area Community Foundatio ..... 
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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans members vote in favor of extending common bond to Christians

Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announced today that its membership approved an extension of its common bond, which will allow the 111-year fraternal benefit society to serve more Christians. Seventy-two percent of Thrivent members ..... 
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Newest Habitat Home to Be Dedicated in Utica

Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

WINONA, Minn. – Habitat for Humanity Winona – Fillmore Counties invites you to attend a community celebration to welcome the Horton/Baumann family to their new home on Thursday, June 20 at 230 Railroad Street in Utica, Minn. A housewarming celeb ..... 
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