The Marketplace

The Sprout Growers & Makers Marketplace is an indoor, year-round market that connects our region’s local food and original creations art to Central Minnesota residents and tourists. 

The Market is located in the former Crestliner building in Little Falls at 609 13th Ave NE, Door 8.

Visitors can shop from local vendors on six Saturdays in 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: January 28, February 25, March 25, October 28, November 18, and December 9. 2017 Market Dates

Download and share the 2017 Marketplace Flyer.



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Nolan & Sheena Sellers- Poultry products
Bourn of Nature – Dried Herbs, Teas, & Spices
Chop Finely– Heirloom wood, handcrafted kitchenware
For The Love Of Goats – Angora goat fiber art
Knotty Pine Bakery – Pies, pastries, and treats
Austin’s Acres – Salsa, relish, pickles, jam, jelly, art, Wood fire roasted coffee beans
Oma’s bread– Authentic German baked goods
Emmerich’s Produce and Pumpkins– Herbs, spices, teas
Rachael Koppendrayer– Color pencil artwork
J & S Gardens- Bedding plants
DL Smithing – Modern and traditional blacksmithing
Jim Billharz- lawn ornaments, birdhouses, jams
Garden Circles Raised Beds – affordable raised-bed gardens
Haffner Family Farm– Pork, lamb, ground beef, bread
Al Holmquist- Greenhouse products, canned goods
Popped Kettlecorn– Non-GMO kettle corn
Serenity Now Alpaca Farm, LLC – Alpaca Fiber
The Kowalczyk Family Farm- Vegetables, Baked Goods, Maple syrup, honey, oils, Soaps, body care, cleaning products
Laurie Middendorf- Natural lotions, soaps
Smude Sunflower Oil– Smude Oil, Kowalzek Salves and Bare Honey
Garden Circles Raised Beds– Affordable raised garden beds
Cha Cha Chaga- chaga products
Robert Backmann- Oil paintings
Good Ole Hemp LLC – Vegetables, Baked Goods, Maple syrup, honey, oils, Soaps, body care, cleaning products

and more!



Click on “Apply” below to access the Vendor Application.



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Sprout Growers & Makers Marketplace Grand Opening on Friday, April 1 and  April 2, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m in 2015.

On Friday, the official Grand Opening, presentations, ribbon cutting and lunch with honored guests began at 9:30 a.m. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congressman Rick Nolan, USDA Under Secretary Lisa Mensah and other leaders from our region spoke.

Both days provided a great shopping opportunity for all things local: fresh produce (in April!), beef, lamb, chicken, pork, duck, pet treats, canned goods, wild-caught salmon, popcorn, granola, baked goods, chocolate confections, bird baths, honey, bird houses, jewelry, handmade cutting & serving boards, hand forged items, watercolor art, soaps, hadn spun goat mohair, sheep’s wool, shopping bags, hemp/organic fabrics, hand turned wood bowls, perennial plants, seedlings, and more!

On Friday, Prairie Bay catered a delicious meal in our new demonstration kitchen featuring local carrots, potatoes and greens.

Live music from Merritt Bussiere featured a mix of local musicians such as Mike Soderlund, Don Gorham and Merritt himself.


The Marketplace hosted four holiday markets in 2016 and two in 2015.