Farmers Market at Minnetrista Opens Outdoors!

Farmers Market at Minnetrista Opens Outdoors!

Posted by: Steven Beverly, Marketing Manager    |    Friday, April 27, 2012


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April 27, 2012

Farmers Market at Minnetrista Opens Outdoors!

Muncie, IN—Farmers Market at Minnetrista kicks off the summer season in the Orchard Shop parking lot on Saturday, May 5 at 8 a.m. The Muncie Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the opening of summertime markets at Minnetrista with a special Ribbon-Cutting ceremony!


Voted 2011 Muncie Area’s Finest, Farmers Market at Minnetrista supports local farms and growers. Shop for fresh, local, produce, meats, dairy products, and more every Saturday from     8 a.m. to noon. A free community event, Farmers Market at Minnetrista draws people of all ages to shop, socialize, and enjoy a morning out. Last year, more than 50,000 visitors enjoyed the community atmosphere and fresh produce.


Farmers Market visitors can enjoy cooking demonstrations the last Saturday of each month. Experienced chefs from the American Culinary Federation will demonstrate their favorite recipes using produce available at Farmers Market. Canning demonstrations take place on the second Saturday of every month. Want to learn how to capture the fresh flavor of your green beans? These demonstrations will give you the fundamentals for preserving fresh food for your family. Canning demonstrations are supported by Jarden Home Brands. Farmers Market demonstrations begin at 9 a.m.


The Orchard Shop at Minnetrista offers a variety of culinary and garden items, as well as offering many items from Farmers Market vendors.


Farmers Market at Minnetrista is every Saturday from 8 a.m. to Noon through October 27.

For more information, visit or call (765) 282-4848. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information on our exhibits and events.  There’s always something new at Minnetrista!


Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit


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