Food & Drink published July 7, 2022
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Willmar Community Center
WILLMAR — Advance registration is required for all the classes, call 320-262-5288 .
Cooking With Riley — Salads: July 16, 2 p.m., $30. Make a Japanese soba noodle salad and a Chinese-style spicy cucumber salad. The soba will have a honey soy sauce dressing and the option to add in different veggies. The spicy cucumber salad has many different variations, and class will make the Chinese-style smashed cucumber salad. Both are great summer dishes.
Litchfield: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Community Market on Fourth Street on the north side of Central Park
Benson: 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Railroad Park on Main Street
Montevideo: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Smith Park across from City Hall
Willmar: 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Uptown Willmar parking lot next to Aldi’s
New London: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Holm Park
Montevideo: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Smith Park across from City Hall
Glenwood: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, parking lot south of Pope County Museum on State Highway 104
Paynesville: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, corner of James Street and Augusta Avenue downtown
Willmar: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Robbins Island
Kerkhoven: 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pillsbury Park shelter
Glenwood: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, parking lot south of Pope County Museum
Paynesville: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, corner of James Street and Augusta Avenue downtown
Willmar: 11 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Uptown Willmar parking lot next to Aldi’s
Bird Island: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, north side of city park on Dogwood Avenue between Main and Sixth Street
WILLMAR — Becker Market offers several ways to buy locally grown food. The store is part of Fabulous Finds, 414 Becker Ave. S.W., downtown Willmar, and is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It participates with nine other markets through Renewing The Countryside to aggregate farmers market products.
Summer season online: Customers may purchase a variety of local foods online at openfoodnetwork.net/becker-market/shop , and pick up between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Delivery is available in Willmar. The open order cycle begins at 8 a.m. Friday and closes at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Real Food Hub: Sign up for year-round weekly delivery of local produce to the region via subscription at realfoodhubmn.com .