BECKY'S FLOWERS AND PLANTS
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.
Bloomfield family business was started in 1974 by Charlie's parents as a small greenhouse selling annuals in the spring in the parking lots of Hornbacher's stores. In 1989 the company expanded into a floral shop and changed the name to Levi Runions Inc. After closing the shop in 1998, the focus became only the Sabin location by expanding the selection and sales space as well as starting to grow peonies for sale. Upon the death of his parents, the ownership changed to Charlie and his wife Shelly and we changed the name to Bloomfield Garden Center in 2016. We have a great selection of annuals and perennials.
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!
DIRT HEAD MICRO GREENS
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. They 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.
OFFERINGS: ROLLED OATS, MUSHROOMS, WILD FLOWERS, HERBAL TEAS, EGGS, APPLE BUTTER, JELLY
Doubting Thomas Farm, located about 12 miles north of Moorhead, Minnesota, is part of a 5th generation family farm. They offer a variety of organic and heirloom vegetables, mushrooms, rolled oats, organic flours, barley, blue corn, and dried beans. They also have grass-fed beef and, occasionally, pork, turkey, chicken, and eggs. Their organic products are certified organic by USDA and GOA, an organic certification agency. Doubting Thomas Farms also offers educational local food mystery tours and classes such as pasta making, bread making, and cultural cooking.
Farm in the Dell is a local Moorhead Non-Profit Organization committed to providing employment opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities. These adults are the workforce behind the success of the produce garden. They plant the seeds, water, weed, harvest, clean and pack all of our vegetables. The flagship program to support their employment is the C.S.A. Program.
OFFERINGS: flowers, herbs
A rural Minnesota venture with the intent to provide quality organic herbs and fresh cut flowers to local restaurants, markets, and individuals.
GARDEN ON THE HILL
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.
Gottenborg Apple Orchard is a family-owned orchard. Apple varieties offered include: Zester, Sweet Sixteen, Sweet Tango, Honey Crisp, Chesnut Crab, Red Max, Harlason, and Snowsweet. They take special pride in delivering apples picked at their peak ripeness. One of their goals has been to limit the trees from insecticides, pesticides and after fiftteen years, they can honestly attest to having fulfilled that claim. Nothing beats the flavor of a Minnesota grown apple!
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.
OFFERINGS: PRODUCE, 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. The Hildebrant's 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!
Ladybug Acres strives to bring high quality, fresh, and local produce to the FM area during our short, yet delicious growing season! 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.
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.
NURTURED PLAINS FARM
Nurtured Plains Farm is a diversified vegetable market farm in Located at the historic Probstfield Farm in North Moorhead. The farm was created to provide fresh, flavorful, locally grown produce to the Fargo-Moorhead community and to allow consumers the opportunity to connect with the food system. Nurtured Plains grows a wide variety of vegetables and herbs. Sam Rydell, a native of Fargo, owns and operates Nurtured Plains Farm. Sam spent the last three years working on farms across the country, before deciding to continue his passion of growing food in the place he calls home.
RURAL RUGRODEN ROOTS
OFFERINGS: Produce, Plants
Rural Rugroden grows "Pesticide Free Produce." They are a small local vendor with a lot of education and experience in agriculture. Daniel went to the University of Minnesota to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Education and North Dakota State University to earn a Master of Science Degree in Agronomy. Daniel and Sally have lived and traveled extensively in foreign countries.
Megan is a designer florist from Moorhead, MN. She loves gardening and being outside. Flowers are her passion, and she believes everyone should be surrounded by the beauty and amazing smells you get from flowers!
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.
Uncle Jesse's Produce is run by Jesse's Frolek, a life long corn and soybean producer who has shifted some of his small acreage to vegetable production just recently. His family operation has been run with soil conservation in mind as they have implemented 100% no-till and varying degrees of cover crops as well. These conservation-minded practices have trickled down to the produce operation to a good degree as well. Jesse is currently finishing up horticulture classes at NDSU for his master gardener's certification to better serve his customers. Uncle Jesse's offers a wide array of most every veggie cultivated in the southern red River valley.
OFFERINGS: Vegetables, Herbs
Woodchuck Community Farm is a new farm on old land. They are a small, fourth generation family-run farm that produces chemical free, nutrient dense vegetables picked by hand daily to ensure the freshest, highest quality produce just six miles from the market.