Food & Drink published May 26, 2022

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

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Becker Market

Becker Market offers several ways to buy locally grown food. The store is part of Fabulous Finds, 414 Becker Ave Southwest, 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, 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: offers year-round weekly delivery of local produce to the region via subscriptions. .

Farmers Markets

Litchfield: 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Community Market on Fourth Street on the north side of Central Park.

Paynesville: 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, corner of James Street and Augusta Avenue, downtown.


Willmar: 11 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Uptown Willmar parking lot, next to Aldi’s.

Paynesville: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, corner of James Street and Augusta Avenue, downtown.

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

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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 or phone 320-214-4341.
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