Midweek Farmers Market to Launch at Union Depot on November 7
SAINT PAUL, Minnesota – The St. Paul Farmers Market at Union Depot will open Wednesday, November 7 in the Head House at Union Depot. The market will be held every Wednesday through December 19 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., offering Lowertown workers and residents an easy way to pick up fresh, seasonal produce and other locally-made goods during their lunch hour. There will be approximately 15 vendors each week, with offerings including seasonal produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, honey, eggs, chocolates, sauces and other artisanal products. The St. Paul Farmers Market at Union Depot is one of the locations of the St. Paul Farmers Market which is based in Lowertown and has satellite markets throughout St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs. The market at Union Depot will be the only midweek indoor winter market in St. Paul. The market is operated by the St. Paul Growers’ Association, Inc. The St. Paul Farmers Market was founded more than 150 years ago and is unique in that the association allows only fresh, locally grown produce to be sold, directly from the grower to the consumer. That aspect has made the St. Paul Farmers Market one of the most respected in the Upper Midwest.
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Getting to Union Depot
Bicycle parking is located at the East Plaza/bus platform, North Plaza/4th Street, Kellogg entrances, Rail View Picnic Area and throughout the parking facilities.
Daily service to bus platform on Metro Transit buses 3, 16, 21 and 54, Metro Transit buses 63, 70, 350, 351, 361 and 364 stop at the corner of Kellogg Boulevard and Broadway Street. Weekday-only service on Metro Transit buses 94, 262, 417 | MVTA buses 480, 484, 489
Daily service on Metro Transit's Green Line
Union Depot parking facilities and electric vehicle charging stations
About UNION DEPOT
The beautifully renovated Union Depot is one of American’s great rail stations from the early 20th century. Union Depot was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and certified LEED® Gold in 2014. Today, it is a welcoming destination for all and serves as a major transportation center and dynamic event venue in the heart of the Twin Cities. Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority owns Union Depot which offers a full complement of transportation services including Amtrak®, Jefferson Lines, Greyhound and megabus.com. The Regional Railroad Authority is dedicated to a long-range vision that addresses changing transportation needs by preserving rail corridors for future transit use, studying transit options and providing transit services. JLL, under contract with the Regional Railroad Authority, is responsible for management of Union Depot and working collaboratively to establish a welcoming community gathering place at the historic landmark. For more information, go to uniondepot.org. In June 2018, Union Depot Bar & Grill opened at Union Depot. Operated by Kaskaid Hospitality, Union Depot Bar & Grill is located in the Head House and is open daily for lunch and dinner, and the restaurant offers a weekday happy hour. Guests can enjoy a delicious array of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, soups, entrees and desserts, as well as a wide variety of wines, beers, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information and to view the menu, visit https://www.uniondepotgrill.com/