FRIENDS OF THE FARMERS MARKET
To aid in the Rochester Farmers Market's growth and secure its place in our community
Find a permanent, year-round home for Rochester Farmers Markets
Advocate for our market as a key connection between local farmers and their customers
Bring recommendations from the perspective of the customers and community to improve the overall quality of the marketplace
Promote local food production, sale, and consumption from a sustainable marketplace
We are hoping to grow our Board of Directors!
If you would like to help shape the future of the Rochester Farmers Markets, please click on the link above for an application.
To donate, click on the link above!
YOUR DONATIONS GO TO SUPPORT: POWER OF PRODUCE, ELECTRICAL UPDATES, MARKET PLANNING, PROGRAMS THAT BENEFIT THE HEALTH OF THE COMMUNITY AND MORE!
The FoFM is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating independently as of November 2018. All donations are tax-deductible.
FOFM hosts its first official fundraiser, a Holiday Bazaar and Makers Market during the three December farmers markets at Graham Park. Nearly 30 additional local makers, crafters, and artisans join the market for this special event!
RFM Merchandise is available now! SHOP HERE for handcrafted shirts, bags, buttons and more from the Friends of the Farmers Market. All proceeds will go toward securing the market's home in Rochester, MN.
Collecting feedback at a booth at Thursdays on First and Third sponsored by Destination Medical Center. Where do you want to shop for fresh food in Rochester?
Thank you to all the people who came to support us [at Ted Spitzer's Market Ventures Inc. presentation at Forager Brewery]. This is a very small step in the long process of establishing a permanent farmers market in Rochester MN. There are many questions still to be answered and research to be completed. We're all in this together: the city needs a farmers market, and the farmers market needs you!
Market Manager Jess Joyce presents FOFM President Mike Schmitt the first donated funds founding the Friends of the Farmers Market
Friends of the Farmers Market hosts a design charrette with services donated by HGA architects at Squash Blossom Farm. Participants from the vendor membership, stakeholder groups, and community members contribute to a vision for a future market.