Twin Cities Mobile Market, a grocery store on wheels, customer shops with staff on the bus

Twin Cities Mobile Market

It's a Market on a Bus!

Anyone can shop on the Twin Cities Mobile Market bus for groceries!

This market on a bus conveniently brings affordable and fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy, grains and other high-quality groceries directly into neighborhoods around Saint Paul and Minneapolis that don’t have easy access to full-service supermarkets, grocery stores or food shelves. A program of the Wilder Foundation, the Twin Cities Mobile Market is made possible with the support and generosity of volunteers, community partners and donors.

Contact:
651-280-2434
tcmobilemarket@wilder.org

Location & Time:
Find a Twin Cities Mobile Market stop near you

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How the Mobile Market Grocery Bus Works

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Our distinctive Mobile Market bus pulls up to set locations in neighborhoods across the Twin Cities.

Get on the Twin Cities Mobile Market Bus
  • Board the converted metro transit bus and shop just like at a grocery store. Carts and baskets are available.
  • Tell us if you cannot board the bus and we will personally shop for you.
  • Pay using cash, SNAP/EBT, credit card, debit card, and Market Bucks.
  • Expect lower prices than what you would pay at a full-service grocery store. 
  • Ask about discounts and specials when you're on the bus. We partner with others to offer a variety of incentives to make fresh, healthy food even more affordable.
  • Keep an eye on recipe giveaways, classes and events to learn about nutrition and cooking skills.

*Inclement weather: We will close if St. Paul Public Schools cancels schools or activities. Otherwise, we’ll do everything we can to maintain our regular schedule.

I think it’s awesome! Sometimes I can’t get to the grocery store if I don’t have the bus fare, or it’s too far to walk.

Christina Sayers, first time Mobile Market shopper
Christina Sayers, Mobile Market shopper

Find a Mobile Market Bus Stop Near You

The Mobile Market stops in Saint Paul, Minneapolis and other locations in the Twin Cities from Tuesday to Friday every week. Check back often for up-to-date information as our schedules and locations change to keep up with our customers’ needs.

Get Involved

It takes a community to bring a variety of fresh foods to neighborhoods that don’t have easy access to these groceries. Partners, funders, volunteers and others help us make it easier and more affordable for people to eat healthy. You can help, too.

Volunteer

Volunteers help keep the Mobile Market running by working on the bus, in the warehouse and in the community. Email volunteers@wilder.org or visit our volunteer page if you would like to lend a hand.

Donate

We rely on generous gifts from the community to make healthy foods available in under-resourced neighborhoods. Make a gift online to keep the Mobile Market rolling! 

Stay Informed

Like the sound of what we’re doing? Join our mailing list! Twin Cities Mobile Market is a community effort; everything we do is informed by our many partners and residents of the neighborhoods we serve.

Thanks to UCare for supporting the Twin Cities Mobile Market!

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