Shop garden accessories provided by our local exhibitors 

The Garden Fair is in the same grassy field, southwest of the Grandstand, where the Wristband Booth is located (see maps). Exhibitors help make the wait pleasant by sharing their creativity, products, and information. Plus food!

Exhibitor hours:

  • Friday 7:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.  
  • Saturday 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. 
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.  

Some exhibitors may be open shorter or longer hours. Some may not be open on Sunday.

Become an exhibitor

Information and people at the Garden Fair

Garden Fair Exhibitors

Rusted iron dragon sculpture perched on a small sphere

A&T Designs

Metal art wind balancers. Reach them at 651-322-0362.

Cedar Valley Family Farm logo

Cedar Valley Family Farm

Cultivate vibrant, healthy gardens and contribute ­positively to the environment with Cedar Valley Family Farm’s premium vermiculture and eco-friendly products: nutrient-rich soil, vermicompost, Hannah’s Secret mineral mix, and vermicompost tea. Also on display: The Hungry Bin, The WormFactory 360, and a healthy bed run of composting worms for you to dig in.  

Cowsmo compost logo


Cowsmo Inc. makes and sells organic compost and potting soils throughout the midwest. It is owned and operated by fifth-generation dairy farmers near Cochrane, Wisconsin. Cowsmo Compost is the finest compost available in the Midwest. Check their website for local businesses in the Twin Cities and suburbs where the compost is sold.

Ceramic globes and irregular shapes in varied colors

Eureka Pots of Minnesota

Add an artful touch to garden, patio, or home. Create your unique garden stack. Build colorful ceramic pieces stacked on copper pipe. Mix and match from many sophisticated to playful botanical-inspired shapes and sizes. Winter-hardy durable stoneware made by hand in Minnesota.

Pink petunias in a hanging basket with EZSwap plant liner

EZSwap Pots

A brother duo from Wisconsin make fabric plant liners as an alternative to coco liners for your hanging planters. We also make unique fabric transplantable pots that truly make transplanting easy. Also on Facebook at ezswappots.

Friends for a Nonviolent World logo

Friends for a Nonviolent World

Friends for a Noniolent World works to create a world free from violence. Programs include the Everyday NonViolence Podcast that highlights leaders working to create an equitable world; Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) that provides adults and youth with experiential workshops in nonviolence and conflict transformation in prison and ­community settings; and People Camp, a social-change summer camp. 

Coffee bean burlap sack

Holistic Health Farms

Reasonably priced burlap ­coffee bags for weed ­barrier and a ­million ­other ­purposes. Off-site pickup can be arranged.

Plastic plant sticks in primary colors

Honey Do Products Plant Stakes

Mark herb, vegetable, and flower gardens with these 7.75” plant marker stakes, available in 56 plant names from Asparagus to Zucchini and Alyssum to Zinnia. The perfect gift for your favorite gardener.

Photo of the double-headed little black rake with Little Black Rake logo

Little Black Rake

The Little Black Rake (Stone Cottage Gardens), created and manufactured in MidMichigan, is a lightweight, double-tined rake that has many uses for the landscape, garden, and animal clean-up. Find us on Facebook, our website, or phone us at 989-965-0259.  

Minnesota State Horticultural Society logo

Minnesota State Horticultural Society

Frustrated by the mountain of inaccurate or irrelevant growing info for northern ­gardeners? We get it—we live and garden in a short season, too. For 155+ years, the Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS) has been ­supporting northern gardeners of all ages and skill levels with Northern Gardener magazine, classes, an online Resource Hub, blog and bimonthly enews. Find growing tips and inspiration for this area, so you can spend less time digging for info and more time enjoying your garden. MSHS members save $5 on a purchase of $50 or more at the Friends School Plant Sale, among many ­other discounts. Not a member? Join our growing northern gardener community today!

Peaceful-looking water garden

Minnesota Water Garden Society

MWGS was founded to increase the­ ­enjoyment and enthusiasm for water gardening through promotion, ­education and shared ­experiences. It offers a news­letter, meetings (currently video-­conferencing), pond parties, and a Garden Tour open to the public. Membership is $35 per year. Check out its activities and great water garden resources at its website, or follow them on Facebook. Their plant listings in the Garden Fair are on pages 5 and 6 of the catalog.

Northern Sun logo, orange and yellow sun symbol

Northern Sun

Products for progressives since 1979, ranging from social justice, environmental, and humorous ­messages printed on gardening and environmentally themed  T-shirts, magnets, canvas bags, ­stickers, buttons, and more. Located at 2916 East Lake Street.

Logo for Organic Lawns by Lunseth

Organic Lawns by Lunseth

An organic lawn care company that provides an ­alternative to chemical lawn care. Only 100% OMRI-certified organic ­fertilizers, natural weed management strategies, and soil amendment ­applications.  

Nitrile gardening glove in green

Ramsey County Master Gardeners

Selling Atlas nitrile garden gloves and offering plant and garden information.

Blue tea pot with stones

River Bend Gardens

Items to beautify your garden. We’ll be selling:

  • Amethyst garden rocks, from large for outdoor gardens, to small for flower pots and fairy gardens.
  • “Imagination” flower pots made from antique and collectible treasures.
  • Garden sculpture and miscellaneous garden items.

Previously called Old River Road Antiques.

Roots, Shoots & Leaves garden truck

Roots, Shoots & Leaves

A mobile houseplant shop offering a variety of live houseplants and accessories to make the hobby of houseplant gardening successful and fun. For the new hobbyist and the experienced plant parent. Come visit to see what’s inside!

Silver Stamp Co logo, orange hand lettering in a rough circle

Silver Stamp Company

Hand-stamped garden stakes and plant-themed keychains and bookmarks. Every letter and design is individually and ­carefully ­hand-stamped in ­aluminum. 



In its 14th year providing exquisite and ­decorative garden stones to customers. Hand-cast individually, these garden stones are rated for 4,000 psi and are made to withstand all weather conditions, both in summer and in ­winter.

Plastic bottles of Two Mikes product

Two Mikes

Green Fin Plant Care is a 100% natural fertilizer sourced responsibly from invasive carp species that are damaging Minnesota waterways. Made locally in the Twin Cities area, Green Fin Plant Care is great for home, garden or field use and contains the rich nutrients your plants and crops crave.

Food Vendors

Cinnamon rolls, gooey and brown

Cinnie Smith’s

­Gourmet mini cinnamon rolls, ice cream, sundaes, floats, shakes, hot and iced drinks including coffee.

Edina Coffee Roasters popup tent and coffee stand

Edina Coffee Roasters

Locally roasted brewed coffee and specialty coffee drinks. Plus locally roasted whole beans. 

Kettle corn, candied popcorn

Kettle Corn

Popped fresh with a mix of sweet and salty. It’s a State Fair treat in May!

Pow Wow Grounds logo, dark circle with loosely drawn dancing figure at center

Pow Wow Grounds

Traditional fry bread with multiple options, including wojapi (Dakota fruit pudding) or meat and vegetarian taco fillings. Chicken wild rice and Three Sisters soups (vegan, gluten-free).

Smokey's Charbroiler, colorful State Fair-type food truck

Smokey’s Charbroiler

Quarter-pound chopped ­beefsteak burgers, all-beef hot dogs, pulled pork and ­chicken, nachos, salmon burgers, and veggie burgers. Plus bratwurst, fancy extra-long french fries, onion rings, chicken strips, corn dogs, hot ham and cheese, and fountain pop.

Taqueria el Patron food truck

Taqueria el Patron

Tortas and a wide selection of customizable tacos, quesadillas, and fajita burritos, plus fresh guacamole, drinks, and more.