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Food & Drink published June 23, 2022

The food and drink classes and farmers markets calendar is published weekly on Thursdays. Email submissions to news@wctrib.com by noon Monday.

Cucumbers and radishes for purchase at a farmers market in Willmar, Minnesota.
Erica Dischino / West Central Tribune file photo
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Willmar Community Center

WILLMAR — Advance registration is required for all the classes, call 320-262-5288 .

Cooking With Riley — Sushi with a Twist: June 25, 2 p.m., $25. Let’s make sushi and sushi hand-rolls. If you missed our first sushi class, here’s your chance to try sushi again.

Farmers Markets

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

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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.

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.

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Bird Island: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, north side of city park on Dogwood Avenue between Main and Sixth Street.

Becker Market

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 .

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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