At R&R Cultivation, we’re big proponents of supporting local small businesses. A visit to the farmers market is one of the best ways for members of our community to support local produce and livestock farmers. That’s why we’re so excited for the upcoming farmers market season!
The Benefits of the Farmers’ Market
R&R Cultivation has worked with Twin Cities farmers markets since our company was founded in 2018. We enjoy connecting with community members and sharing our love of gourmet, organic mushrooms. Customers are often curious about how our urban farm works, so we love the opportunity to have a face-to-face conversation about the ins and outs of growing mushrooms. We’re also happy to help you choose the mushroom variety that is right for your recipe. Since gourmet mushrooms are not accessible to many Americans, recipes often aren’t picky about which you choose to use. But we know that each mushroom has its own flavor profile, so we’ll be at the markets ready to explain their differences!
Making the Most of Springtime’s Freshest Ingredients
It’s always best to buy fruits and vegetables in season, when they are at their most flavorful and nutritious. When you visit the farmers market this spring, keep an eye out for these ingredients:
- Greens like arugula and spinach
- Alliums like green garlic, ramps, and leeks
Many of these spring ingredients go great with our gourmet, organic mushrooms (although we wouldn’t recommend rhubarb)! Some of the best meals are those that are chosen because of the ingredients available. Get creative by making a stir fry, mushroom pizza, or frittata that includes mushrooms and other spring produce. Or you can use one of our recipes that features a spring ingredient, like the peas in this recipe or the arugula added to this savory crepe.
How to Find R&R Cultivation’s Mushrooms at Local Markets
Farmers markets are a win-win for small businesses and their customers. We hope you will join us at your local market this spring! It’s a great place to connect with local growers. You can keep up with our farmers market schedule here. If you prefer to purchase our mushrooms in-store, our “Where to Buy” page lists the grocers and co-ops we partner with.