With assist from Essentia Well being, Neighborhood Motion Duluth’s (CAD) Seeds of Success program is happy to announce the return of the Hillside Farmers Market to the Essentia Well being campus. The market launched in Might 2018 to place these wholesome choices on a bus line and inside strolling distance of many Hillside neighbors.

The opening day of the market is June 14 from 2-5 p.m. Attendees will obtain free meals samples and free reusable baggage, in addition to music from Steve Solkela, a go to from the Little Library Go van, and sign-ups for the Energy of Produce program. 

Native distributors will probably be promoting recent produce, seedling transplants, baked items, canned items, and extra.

The market, positioned on the nook of 5th Ave. E and threerd St. will run each Tuesday by way of the tip of September.

Because of Starvation Options Minnesota and Essentia Well being, SNAP prospects are matched dollar-to-dollar as much as $15 {dollars} per market day for all EBT eligible objects and $10 for produce when utilizing an EBT card on the market. With funding from Essentia Well being and the College of Minnesota Extension, the Energy of Produce (POP) program gives $4 in free produce to youngsters underneath 18 and elders over 60.

Final yr, greater than $11,000 was distributed within the SNAP match and POP packages on the CAD-operated farmers markets, with over 400 youngsters taking part within the Energy of Produce Membership.

Seeds of Success, a program of Neighborhood Motion Duluth, is a meals justice program that additionally operates the profitable Lincoln Park Farmers Market and new Neighborhood Cell Market.


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