Best farmers market - Rochester Downtown Farmers Market - 2014 Best of MN

  • Updated: May 16, 2014 - 11:32 AM

Rochester's downtown farmers market.

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Nothing embodies the Realtors’ location-location-location mantra better than the Rochester Downtown Farmers Market. The market finds itself smack dab in the center of the state’s richest agricultural region, making it a magnet for an impressive range of vegetable, fruit, berry, dairy, meat and poultry farmers. Its continual growth is fueled by an enviably well-educated, health-conscious and affluent customer base. And every Saturday morning from May to October, sellers and buyers converge on an A-plus chunk of centrally located Rochester real estate. When Rochesterites trumpet their city’s high quality-of-life metrics, this lively and highly browsable market is one of the major reasons why. 4th St. and 4th Av. SE., Rochester; 1-507-273-8232;

Runner-up: Mill City Farmers Market

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