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The Red River Market is a farmers' market in Downtown Fargo with a mission to create a space for all community members to experience the joys of locally produced food. 


2017 SEASON

Saturdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm

July 8-October 28

Broadway and 4TH Ave N

Downtown Fargo, ND

 


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PRODUCE

BOYUM FARMS

LOCATION: Battle Lake

OFFERINGS: beef, pork, mushrooms, Lard soap, produce

Boyum Farms specializes in pastured pork and poultry. Their animals are raised outdoors year round, pastured seasonally, fed hay from thei farm through the winter, and non-GMO and soy-free grains. They also grow shiitake and oyster mushrooms and a large variety of heirloom produce using organic practices. They are on a fourth generation family farm and entering their seventh season.

THE BAKER'S WAGON

LOCATION: FERTILE

OFFERINGS: Bread, Donuts, cookies, pie, pickles, jam, and jelly

The Baker's Wagon sells a variety of unique, homemade products including breads, cookies, large and small fried pies, and donuts. They also feature a selection of organic produce, as well as canned goods like pickles, jams and jellies.

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BECKY'S FLOWERS AND PLANTS

LOCATION: FiNgal

OFFERINGS: Produce

Brother and sister Arlen & Becky have been selling vegetables since they were little kids and have been selling at farmers markets for almost 40 years. They have a 10 acre farm and grow a variety of delicious produce.

BRENDEMUHL PRODUCE

LOCATION: Moorhead

OFFERINGS: Sweet Corn, PLUMS, Produce

The Brendemuhl family is offering freshly picked corn by the baker's dozen at the Red River Market. The produce, also including plums, pepper and more, is grown and picked fresh from the farm outside of Moorhead. It's truly a family operation, getting all of the Brendemuhl kids involved at the market!

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COTTONWOOD FARMS

LOCATION: Ayr

OFFERINGS: PRODUCE, Apples

"Cottonwood Farm, located by Ayr ND, is a certified organic and Biodynamic® multi-acre garden and fruit orchard.  By using biodynamic and organic growing practices, they are able to create a diverse ecosystem at Cottonwood Farm.  Biodiversity in plant life, wildlife, and soil life helps them craft flavorful and wholesome produce. Organic and biodynamic growing methods make their garden and fruit orchard a happy and healthy place to be for both humans and animals.   “We might have a spot on an apple or tomato, but we don’t have chemical residue on our produce!”

DIRT HEAD MICRO GREENS

LOCATION: Fargo

OfferingS: MICRO GREENS

Dirt Head Microgreens is all about the microgreens grown in the Fargo area. The team at Dirt Head grow and deliver fresh micro greens to local area. The dirt heads are Pete Nielson, Blair, and Gary. These three hard-working guys have a true passion for working in the dirt. Between the crew, they harvest 150 flats of new produce every two weeks in an indoor organic garden.

DOUBTING THOMAS FARMS

LOCATION: MOORHEAD

OFFERINGS: Mushrooms, mushroom blocks, rolled oats, cheese, flour

Doubting Thomas is located just a short 20 minute drive from downtown Fargo, ND. A 5th generation family farm is certified organic and has been selling fresh farm products for over 12 years. The family has educational outreach and hosted over 3000 people from 18 different countries that have toured the farm.

FLORA

LOCATION: Rollag

OFFERINGS: Cut Flowers, Herbs, Dried Arrangements

Flora offerings single cut-flowers and bouquet arrangements with an assortment of fresh organic and locally grown herbs. Dried flower arrangements will be available later in the season.

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GARDEN ON THE HILL

LOCATION: wolverton

OFFERINGS: Produce, Fresh Herbs

Garden on the Hill loves the world of sustainable agriculture. They believe that it attracts a great amount of friendly people, serious foodies, and well, people who just like to eat tomatoes that taste better than cardboard. Produce grown at the Garden on the Hill includes many varieties of herbs, tomatoes, peppers, squash, and much more.

THE GARDEN PARTY

LOCATION: MOORHEAD

OFFERINGS: Fresh Flowers, PRODUCE

The Garden Party is a brother and sister team who both love to garden. They have joined forces to provide the FM area with some their favorite items from their garden including fresh cut flowers.

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HEART AND SOIL FARM

LOCATION: GRANDIN

OFFERINGS: Produce, Fresh and Dried Herbs

Heart and Soil Farm is a family-owned farm run by Amber and Ross Lockhart in the heart of the Red River Valley.  They grow a diversified mix of fruits and vegetables using sustainable, organic practices.  They believe that healthy soil grows healthy plants and strive to improve soil fertility through time-honored cultural practices, such as composting, green manures and crop rotation.  Heart and Soil's mission is to provide healthy, local foods to our community and teach our children the importance of good land stewardship. 

HILDEBRANTS

LOCATION: Glyndon

OFFERINGS: PRODUCE, JAM, plants

The Hildebrant family has been growing fruits and vegetables for three generations and have learned a lot along the way. Their farm is pretty small and that is how they like it.  They grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and utilize organic methods. It's their labor of love and they hope you think so too!

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LADYBUG ACRES

LOCATION: Glydon

OFFERINGS: PRODUCE

Ladybug Acres strives to bring high quality, fresh, and local produce to the FM area during our short, yet delicious growing season!   Although Ladybug uses practices and inputs upheld by organic standards.  All seed is untreated and GMO free.  Their season starts with the sweetness of strawberries in July and ends with the vast array of pumpkins and squash in October. 

LEGACY GARDENS

LOCATION: Oakport

OFFERINGS: Produce, Fresh Herbs

Legacy Gardens operates on the Randolph Probstfield family land in north Moorhead with mission statement, "We are not only gardeners, but stewards of the land." Legacy Gardens believes in the concept of sustainable agriculture and has chosen to raise their vegetables and fruit without harming the earth.  They maintain national organic growing techniques by using all natural ways of growth production with no chemicals, vertical growing technology, crop rotation, raised beds and symbiotic plant grouping.
They feel strongly about leaving a legacy for the future, hence the name of their business—Legacy Gardens. To Legacy Gardens – what they do is a labor of love and they do it because they are passionate about paying it forward to the next generation of farmers and gardeners. 

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NOURISHED BY NATURE

LOCATION: BISMARcK

OFFERINGS: Grass-Finished Beef, Grass-Finished Lamb, Pastured-Pork, Free-Range Eggs, Raw Honey, PRODUCE

Nourished by Nature's livestock are humanely raised in a natural setting without the use of GMO’s, synthetic hormones or antibiotics. The garden produce is raised using no-till farming, which has shown to enhance the nutrient-density of the produce due to healthy soils that are full of biology. They believe these practices lead to healthier plants and animals which provides an enjoyable dining experience for their customers. Nourished by Nature will be at the Red River Market once per month.

RURAL RUGRODEN ROOTS

LOCATION: Hickson

OFFERINGS: Produce, Plants

Rugroden Roots is a small local produce grower.  They  use no pesticides and use plant organic matter as a source of fertilizer.  Along with fruits and vegetables, they also have a large selection of perennial flowers and indoor plants.

SCATTERED ACRES FARM

LOCATION: HENDRUm

OFFERINGS: Produce, Jelly, jam, Sauces, Salsa, Eggs

Scattered Acres Farm has been selling eggs and some produce to the Hotel Donaldson and Swansons for quite some time.  This year they decided to take the plunge and expand the operation. 

 The majority of the seeds used are Heirloom and organic, with some higher producing hybrids.  No commercial fertilizer, chemicals, or pesticides are used.  Non-raised-bed crops are mulched using leaves and grass.  

Their current flock of chickens includes Rhode Island Reds and, Delawares, White Leghorns, Welsummer, and Blue Cochins in addition to Welsh Harlequin Ducks.

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SOLBERG FARMS

LOCATION: HORACE

OFFERINGS: EGGS, LAMB, WOOL YARN, VEGETABLES

Mara Solberg raises a sheep herd which primarily feeds on grass and vegetation on her farm near Horace. Their wool is taken to a yarn spinner who uses early 19th-century equipment to create her easy-to-dye wool yarn. Mara's flock includes two dozen chickens who lay eggs throughout the week.

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SQUARE FOOT GARDENING FOR THE RED RIVER VALLEY

LOCATION: Moorhead

OFFERINGS: Produce, Square Foot gardening products

As the only Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor in the State of North Dakota and Upper Minnesota, it is Brian's mission to continue to vision of SFG's creator Mel Bartholomew to provide training, education, products, and produce to families all over the world to ensure that everyone has enough to eat.

WOODCHUCK COMMUNITY FARM

LOCATION: MOORHEAD

OFFERINGS: Vegetables, Herbs

Woodchuck Community Farm new farm on old land. They are a small, family-run farm that produces chemical free, nutrient dense vegetables picked by hand daily to ensure the freshest, highest quality produce.

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BAKERY

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AT HOME BAKERY

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Cake Pops, Coffee Cake, Cookies, Madeleines

At Home Bakery promises to deliver fresh and delicious baked goods, which are always made to order. You don't have to worry about chemicals or preservatives as they take pride in what they do. Each product is made with the utmost care and love. At Home Bakery will bake you the goods they eat at home. They hope you will fall in love with them!

BREADSMITH

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Bread, Dessert Bread

Breadsmith is a local artisan bakery that specializes in handmade European and American breads just baked from scratch, fresh, that day. They make all of their breads using the finest ingredients available! 

JEN'S BREADS

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: bread, Cookies, Pastries

Jen's Bread's signature product is her highly sought after Italian herb cheese bread swirled with 6 cheeses garlic and olive oil.   If you're looking for a snack, Jen offers jumbo cookies in unique flavors including salted caramel dark chocolate, s'mores, root beer float, cherry cheesecake, frosted sugar, and reese peanut butter cup.

LUCID BAKERY

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Baked goods, cookies, muffins, sweet breads, biscotti

Lucid Bakery is a wholesale vegan bakery providing baked goods that promote a sustainable and cruelty-free lifestyle. Local produce is also used as often as possible.

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MICHELE'S TABLE

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Scones, Morning Bars, snacks and dips, Coffee Cake, Cookie Mix

Although her name is new to the Red River Farmers Market, Michele’s face and flavors are distinguishable in the F-M area. By day she runs the quaint bistro, Café Robert, where she is known for her authentic and regional fare. Michele draws on the flavors of her North Dakota heritage while resonating her love for travel and discovery of great food. Everything that she makes reflects her passion for recreating new and trendy food finds. Michele’s Table will brighten your day and palate!

Items on her menu will be ever-changing but will always include creative and innovative combination of scones, cookies, snack mixes, dips, and whatever new food find she comes across.

MK'S MINIS

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: mini baked goods, muffins, scones, cupcakes, biscotti, bars

Mary Kate has loved baking and eating baked goods for as long as she can remember. She creates miniature desserts so that her customers are able to try a taste of everything. Mary Kate dreams of opening her own bakery someday, but at 26 years old, she is starting at the market to test and learn which recipes sell best.

 

READY TO EAT FOODS

ADIBON

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS:  appetizers, soup, Plates, Sambusas

ADIBON  is a combination of African and European Catering Food. ADIBON provides the best ethnic food to all our customers using best ingredients. Our mission is to deliver to our community outstanding food and service with fair pricing for our clients whether it is catering, delivery, or at the market.

DEB'S CORNER FOODS & CATERING

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: VEGAN AND VEGETARIAN FOOD, HUMMUS, PESTO

Specializing in Vegan, Vegetarian , Gluten Free  selections, Deb's Corner makes all her products with love and  care. Her products are for everyone, even if you are a meat eater. Deb's slogan says it all "The Kind of Food Mother Nature Would Feed Her Children." Deb's Corner will offer a rotating selection of cold salads and hot wraps.

 

EVEREST TIKKA HOUSE

LOCATION: Moorhead

OFFERINGS: Various Indian and Nepali Dishes, Samosas, Naan Bread

Everet Tikka House is an authentic Indian and Nepali Cuisine restaurant located in the Moorhead Center Mall.

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GIGI'S ICE LOLLIES

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: ICE LOLLieS

Gigi's makes hand-crafted, artisan frozen treats on a stick made with locally sourced, organic ingredients. Their lollies have no artificial ingredients, dyes, or preservatives. Ice Lollies are an any time treat- not just a some times treat!

THE GREEN HOUSE CAFE

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Rice Bowls, Wraps

The Green House Cafe makes delicious, unique, and healthy vegetarian fare using local produce and handcrafted toppings and sauces. We combine worldwide flavors with local produce to create food that benefits our customers and community.

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H&J KITCHEN

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Chia Balls

H&J Kitchen's mission is to provide the FM area with TASTY, FUN, and HEALTHY food because they believe that food is at its best when it is all three at once.  They are launching in 2016 with a product they love called ChiaBalls, little bites packed full of nutrients.

HEART N SOUL COMMUNITY CAFE

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Lunch and Breakfast items

Heart n Soul's  mission is to partner with the community to end hunger & food insecurity in the Fargo Moorhead area. They will provide healthy, local when possible and delicious food to all who walk through our door, welcoming patrons in a respectful and dignified manner, regardless of their ability to pay.  The nonprofit café asks patrons to pay a suggested amount, pay what the can or  pay more than the suggested amount to" pay it forward" to help their neighbor.

ROGUE CANDIES

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: caramels and coffee beans

Rogue Candies is a small starting business that would love to share our favorite treats with you! Their focus is delectable homemade caramels that melt in your mouth along with fresh, locally roasted coffee beans.

TEXAS Q

LOCATION: Fargo

OFFERINGS: Street Tacos, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Smoked Cheese

Texas Q specializes in Texas style BBQ with ribs, chicken, pork, and brisket. Get a meal with a variety of home made sides like potato salad, apple cilantro slaw, peach baked beans, and pasta salad. Owner and chef, Jay, studied under the winningest man in BBQ and star of the popular TV show, Pitmasters.

 

LORALIE'S TAMALES

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: TAMALES

Loralie's Tamales makes traditional chicken and vegetarian tamales from scratch.

PANTRY

4E WINERY

LOCATION: Mapleton

OFFERINGS: Wine, wine ACCOUTERMENTS

The idea for 4e Winery grew out of a passion by wine maker Greg Cook to craft quality wines from pure northern prairie ingredients. Greg has been an avid home wine maker since 2000. Quality products, born of the northern prairie, kissed by the sun, nourished by the flowing rivers and brought to life by prairie breezes are the foundation of 4e Wines.

4e Winery will be at the Red River Market for special events. 

THE BLUE HOUSE

LOCATION: HITTERDAL

OFFERINGS: JAM, JELLY, SALSA, BBQ SAUCE

For over 16 years, The Blue House has been making jams, jellies, and syrups out of hand picked wild berries, apples, and plums they found from tree grooves, abandoned farm yards, and gardens belonging to us and even our friends from around the area. All their products are made in an old blue house, (hence the name) in the middle of their farm in Hitterdal MN, which they remodeled into a State Certified Kitchen.

DREKKER BREWING COMPANY

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Growlers, howlers, Brewery Swag

Drekker Brewing Company is a craft brewery and taproom located in the heart of Downtown Fargo. Red River Market visitors can sample their beers and purchase a growler or howler to enjoy at home.

Drekker will be at the Red River Market twice per month for special events. 

OFF THE DECK HOT SAUCE

LOCATION: Fargo

OFFERINGS: Fermented hot Sauce

Off The Deck Hot Sauce is a labor of love from Rachel and Jeremiah Utecht. They carefully ferment whole peppers and herbs, then blend them down to a delicious thick sriracha style sauce. The result is a delightfully fresh, beautifully palatable hot sauce the brightens dishes and elevates the ordinary.

THREE BEARS HONEY CO.

LOCATION: Glyndon

OFFERINGS: Honey, raw honey

For more than 30 years Three Bears Honey has been supplying completely natural honey. They are a family owned business located in Moorhead, Minnesota, the heart of the Red River Valley of the North. Three Bears Honey comes from basswood flower, sweet clover and wildflower throughout the counties of Cass and Clay.

 

DRY GOODS

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HONEY B SOAP COMPANY

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Soap, Lotion Bars, Lip Products, Scrubs, Oils, Bath Salts, Body Butters, Serums

The Honey B Soap Company handcrafts all-natural body care products. They use local ingredients when available and believe in using  only high quality ingredients. The Honey B Soap Company scents with essential oils and uses natural colorants. All of their products are preservative-free, cruelty-free, sulfate-free, synthetic-free and many are vegan-friendly.

STUBBORN OAKS

LOCATION: Osage

OFFERINGS: Soap, lotion, Lip Products, cheek stain, dish soap, hand soap

Stubborn Oaks handcrafts completely natural soaps, bath, body and home products in small batches, using recipes they have developed over 15 years of soap making. Stubborn Oaks firmly believes that everyone deserves a few little luxuries. They make great products with high-quality ingredients that your skin will love, at a price that makes it easy to treat yourself, your friends, and your family.

 

THE NATURALIST SHOP

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: Herbal Tea Blends, Tinctures, Bath Teas, Beard Oils

The Naturalist Shop sells herbal products that are handcrafted in Fargo, ND. The shop is known for their Herbal Tea Blends specially formulated for both children and adults. They are a brand new company and mainly sell via their online shop.

TEN SEVEN ACRES

LOCATION: Galchutt

OFFERINGS: Alpaca yarn, roving, fiber products and finished goods

Ten Seven Acres is an alpaca ranch and small farm focusing on natural free-range poultry, eggs, and fiber products. They are also home to an ever-growing alpaca herd, home to TKAF Peruvian Einstein, a national champion alpaca herdsire. They have raw and spun alpaca fiber available in several colors and weights. 

NEW BREED

LOCATION: Fargo

OFFERINGS: dog treats

New Breed is a family owned and operated business located in Fargo, ND.  They believe in using all natural and environmentally sustainable ingredients.  Their dogs mean the world to them.  That is why they have taken such lengthy steps to ensure a high quality, handcrafted dog treat that will provide a nutritious snack and protein boost for your pup.

 

COFFEE

20 BELOW COFFEE

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: HOT COFFEE, Iced COFFEE, COFFEE BEANS

20 Below Coffee is driven by a passion for quality coffee, strengthening community and seeking the welfare of their customers and city. Beans are locally roasted and brewed in their Downtown Fargo shop on Roberts Street.

STUMBEANO'S COFFEE ROASTER

LOCATION: FARGO

OFFERINGS: HOT COFFEE, iced COFFEE, Iced Tea, COFFEE BEANS

Stumbeano's Coffee Roaster and Coffee Bar is focused on the quality of their coffee from the bean to cup. Owner, Greg Stumbo roasts all of the beans for the market and his Downtown Fargo shop in Fergus Falls, MN.

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ARTISTS & MAKERS

LOCAL Artisans WILL ROTATE EACH WEEK