Please take some time to become familiar with the requirements and how things will be changing for this market season. In order for us to be open, we are required to comply with CDC and State requirements.
Additional Details are listed in our COVID19 Response Plan.
If you are facing food insecurity, please reach out to the food shelf directly nearest your home. Here is a list of Carver County resources. https://www.co.carver.mn.us/home/showdocument?id=19640
Carver County Public Works is conducting a community survey regarding the intersection of Hwy 212 and Co Rd 51. Please take a moment to give your feedback. Changes to this intersection would affect how you access our church and farmers market from Hwy 212. The survey closes on May 8, 2020.
Thank you for your time and participation.
The Bongards Farmers Market team is reviewing the new guidelines and requirements for farmers markets in Minnesota. Your experience as a vendor and a shopper will be changed no matter which farmers market you shop this season.
We’re sharing the information we have received from the Minnesota Farmer’s Market Association so you can be informed, too.
Do you, or someone you care about need help obtaining food, medications, groceries, or other support during the COVID-19 outbreak? Please call Carver County’s Help Line at (952) 361-1559 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.co.carver.mn.us/CommunityResources for more information.
If your household is experiencing food insecurity during this time, here is an interactive map of resources within Carver County. The Carver County call center is also open Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm. The number is 952-361-1559.
Re-sharing this information at the Carver County Health Office’s request:
Carver County launched a help line to help residents find resources during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Carver County Help Line: (952) 361-1559
Hours: Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Additionally, Carver County Public Health continues to add resources to help support the community’s well-being, including new COVID-19 health posters. Please visit www.co.carver.mn.us/covid-19 and click “Print & Social Media Resources” to view all the available resources.
There is no off season for the Bongards Farmers Market!
2nd Annual Minnesota Cottage Foods Producers Conference
The 2020 Minnesota Cottage Foods Producers Conference, January 22nd in North Minneapolis is now open for registration. Early bird rates are available until December 22nd! Conference highlights include information sessions on food safety, updates on Cottage Foods law, taxes, social media, a keynote from Dawn Olson-Wallerus owner of Sugar and Spice Custom Cakery, and more. See flyer below. Register HERE today.