An informational meeting to learn about the 2017 Pine River Market Square: a local farmers'/ crafters' market will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Hunt Utilities Group Campus located just west off Highway 371 on County Road 2 in Pine River.

Refreshments will be served.

This session is for anyone planning to participate or considering participation in the market this season. Meet other vendors and learn about market guidelines, options for participation, marketing techniques for products and resources for learning more about the Minnesota Department of Agriculture requirements.

Guidelines and vendor applications are available online at The guidelines outline the process and expectations.

The market, located three blocks east off Highway 371 in downtown Pine River, will run from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays, May 26-Sept. 29. The season will also include three Saturday indoor markets at The Warehouse in Pine River - from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9.

For more information about the market, visit or call 218-591-7916. For general information about farmers' markets and various regulations, visit the Minnesota Farmers' Market Association website at