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UMD Market Day in the Plaza: LSSFA Farmers Market

Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m. or until sellout
Located in Kriby Bus Hub
1120 Kirby Drive in front of UMD Stores
Rain or shine (snow or hail)

Mission of the UMD Market Day in the Plaza: To promote a healthy workplace and a healthy lifestyle for employees and students; provide healthy, locally produced food and goods to Duluth and surrounding communities; and support local sustainable agriculture.

The Farmers Market at UMD started in 2000 with locally grown plants and food sold at the market provided by regional farmers from the Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association (LSSFA) selling transplants, plants, apple trees, fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers and other locally grown produce fresh from their farms and gardens, as well as, delightful baked goods, jams, jellies, meat, eggs, and more.

In 2008, locally made arts and crafts were welcomed.

The Market now offers locally grown plants and food, baked items, arts and crafts locally made by the community, UMD Stores special sale, live entertainment, demonstrations, local bike shops offering bike repair kiosk, produce from the UMD Farm, and more.

fruit basket


Visit UMD Market Day in the Plaza: LSSFA Farmers Market for information on:

  • to see who are selling at the market this week
  • vendor procedures and rules
  • UMD Stores sales, demos and more
  • to subscribe to the Farmers Market electronic newsletter
  • participate as a vendor (i.e., grower, artisan)
  • questions about Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association

Are you interested to be a vendor, would like to subscribe to the email list and receive weekly updates; or have questions about the market?

Contact Email:

Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association
UMD Stores
UMD Employee Wellness Program
Human Resources & Equal Opportunity
Office of Vice Chancellor for Student Life
Office of Sustainability

Helpful Links/Resources

Farmer's Market at UMD Archive: 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

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