The Purple Carrot Market

Our community-Owned grocery store Coming soon to Little Falls, MN


Upcoming Events

The Fun We've Had

  • Sunday, August 13 ​Purple Carrot goes to the Morrison County Fair
  • Saturday, August 19 from 12:30 - 1:00 pm ​Pico de Gallo Cooking Demonstration 
  • ​Wednesday, August 23 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm ​Party with the Purple Carrot
  • ​ Monday, September 25   ​Our Farms to Your Plate:  1st Annual Ownership Event
  • Monday, June 26    2nd Annual Ownership Meeting
  • Saturday, April 8  Mushroom Madness!
  • Saturday, February 11 Cooking Demonstration: ​Heart Healthy Sweets for Your Sweetheart!
  • Saturday, January 21 Community Meeting
  • Friday, December 16   Learn how to make ​Apple Soup ​ at our cooking demonstration at the Shoppes of Little Falls.
  • Friday, December 23  Just in time for Christmas and New Years, learn how ​Cranberry Salsa ​is made.  What a novel edition to any holiday menu!  Demonstration also held at the Shoppes of Little Falls.



Friday, December 9

  • Pop-up Market featuring Alaska Wild Fish Company 10 am - 6 pm.  Click here for list of products and price list
  • Cooking demonstration from 4:30 - 5:30 pm:  Midwestern Hoover Soup - a perfect recipe for these cold winter nights!

Friday, December 2:  pop-up markets with foods for your holiday meals, parties, and gifts.  Check back for vendors and products to be offered.

November 26:  Small Business Saturday

Stop by the Shoppes of Little Falls to check out their wonderful merchandise and visit the Purple Carrot Market's booth.  Ownership information will be available and information on upcoming events for the Purple Carrot.

August 2016:

​31:  Harvest Celebration at the Shoppes of Little Falls

3:  Purple Carrot at Franciscan Sisters' Green Fair Folk Festival​ |  4:00 - 8:00 pm at St. Francis Campus 116 8th Avenue SE, Little Falls

Join the Purple Carrot Market at the Franciscan Sisters Green Fair Folk Festival tomorrow (Wednesday, August 3rd) from 4:00 - 8:00 pm!  Register to win a stylish Purple Carrot Market t-shirt.  Better yet, show your support for fresh, local, natural foods by becoming an owner! 117 of your friends and neighbors already proudly support our cause.

JUNE 2016:

13: Purple Carrot Market Annual Meeting | 7:00pm at Great River Arts, Downtown Little Falls

Please join us at our First Annual Meeting!  At this meeting, Members will be electing our Board of Directors, voting on important next steps, and enjoying a night of fun
and celebration at all we have accomplished!  Stay tuned for more information!


17: Purple Carrot Market at The Shoppes of Little Falls


18: Dam Festival Parade | 10:00am, Downtown Little Falls

Come wave and cheer as the Purple Carrot Market celebrates with our community!

MAY 2016

2: Community Health Fair | Little Falls Community Middle School

This year's theme = Women's Health

As a local food co-op, focusing on well-being and healthy local options to sustain and nurture our community, we are excited to take part in this year's Community Health Fair.  
Look for us at the fair, providing information and opportunities to increase your well-being and become part of the co-op to further it's mission in our community!


4:  Royalton Eco Fair | 6:00-8:00pm at Royalton High School Gym

We invite you to join us at the Royalton Youth Energy Summit (YES) students' Eco-Fair!  This event is focused on sustainability and environmental awareness.  Representatives from The Purple Carrot Market will be available to answer any questions and provide ways you can get involved.

APRIL 2016

25: Purple Carrot Market Community Meeting | 7:00pm at Great River Arts, Downtown Little Falls

Join us as we discuss the nomination and application process for our upcoming Board of Directors election (to be held at our 6/13 Annual Meeting).  
Additionally, we will provide updates on community involvement, share our recently updated Bylaws, and discuss next steps as we look toward summer! 

As always, membership applications will be available and we will provide refreshments as well as a fun atmosphere!  Looking forward to seeing and hearing from
our community!

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