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2014 Morton Grove Farmers’ Market 

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There’s only one month till our first outdoor Farmers’ Market!  Our Mother’s Day Pre-Season Outdoor Spring Market will be on Saturday, May 10th  at our usual time and place:  8 am – 12 pm at 6210 Dempster St. 

Our regular outdoor season will run from

June 7 – October 18, 8 am – 12 pm

with a pre-season outdoor Mother’s Day Market on

May 10, 2014 8 am – 12 pm.

 Do you love Harrer Park, Prairie View Park, Austin Park, and all the other great public spaces that Morton Grove has to offer? Join the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market volunteers at the Morton Grove Park District’s Park Pride Day.  
 
On Saturday, April 26th from 9:00-11:00 am,volunteers from the Farmers’ Market, local scouts, and community groups will join together to beautify our parks. Lunch will be served to volunteers at 11:30 @ Prairie View Community Center.
**If you would like to volunteer and join us for lunch, you need to contact Dan Parker BY THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 11th at dparker@mortongroveparks.com.  Be sure to tell Dan your t-shirt size and that you’re with the Farmers’ Market.**
After Park Pride Day, stay for Earth Day Celebrations at Prairie View Park.  From 12:00-3:00 pm on Saturday, April 26th, there will be prairie tours, games, activities, plants for sale, and a mini-Farmers’ Market.  Look for some of our favorite vendors such as Backyard Bed & BreakfastBee in Beezyness with GodBenhart FarmsButtercream by JuliannaThe Cheese People and Tamales Express.  Don’t forget to stop by the Farmers’ Market Welcome Booth to sign up for a special FREE drawing!
  

Interested in sponsoring the Market in 2014?

E-mail sponsorship @mgfarmersmarket.com for information about our sponsorship levels and benefits.

It’s not too late for local businesses to sponsor the Farmers’ Market!  The Sponsor Deadline has been extended to April 18.  E-mail sponsorship@mgfarmersmarket.com for our Sponsor Letter.
 

If you’d like to support the Market but don’t have a local business, join our NEW Market Friends program!  For a $10 donation, you could become a Market Friend.  For $25 or more, you would receive this lovely t-shirt with the names of Market Friends listed on the back.
The deadline to have your name listed on the T-shirts is Saturday, June 21st.  T-shirts may be picked up at the Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 28th.  Wear your Market Friends T-shirt at the Morton Grove Independence Day Parade for a special prize.  Better yet, march with us in the July Fourth parade wearing your new shirt!
 

 

We once again plan to accept the Link Card and offer Double Value Tokens thanks to our Link/SNAP/EBT Sponsors NorthShore University HealthSystemsBMO Harris BankCreative Promotional Products, and the USDA.
All of our markets will continue to offer FREE drawings at the Welcome Booth for your chance to win a MGFM reusable bag filled with goodies from our local vendors.   Be sure to fill out a slip at EACH MARKET with your name, e-mail address, and phone number.  You can’t win if you don’t enter!  Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone after the Market closes and may pick up their prize during the next Market day.

 

For more information, call 847.750.MGFM, e-mail connect@mgfarmersmarket.com, visit mgfarmersmarket.com,  facebook.com/MGFarmersMarket, and follow us on twitter @mgfarmersmarket.

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VOLUNTEER!  The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market is a wonderful place to meet fellow Morton Grovers every Saturday morning.  The Market is run by a hard working team of Farmers’ Market Committee Members and Volunteers.  We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic volunteers to help staff the two shifts at the Market throughout the season:  Set Up and Welcome Booth 6:30 – 9:30 am or Welcome Booth and Clean up 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. To join us, please e-mail your name, phone number and availability to volunteer @mgfarmersmarket.com.  We will be happy to write Community Service hours letters if needed.

Volunteers Kim and Kristina proudly display the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market banner at the Fourth of July Parade along Dempster Street in Morton Grove.

To see what we have planned, visit our Events page or our Blog.

This year’s Morton Grove Farmers’ Market  will be our best season ever!  Every  Saturday, we are expecting lots of wonderful vendors to attend our Farmers’ Markets.  We are happy to return to our 6210 Dempster St, location in Morton Grove.  Join us from 8 am – 12 noon for shopping, dining, and getting to know your farmers and neighbors.

In addition to the wonderful vendors every week, we will provide FREE musical entertainment, FREE Kiddie Corner play area and crafts.  Please visit our weekly Community Group and Sponsor tables.

For a list of our Vendors, please visit our Vendors page!

For an updated list of our Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsors, please visit our Sponsor page or our facebook Sponsor album.  We are accepting sponsorships for the 2013 season.  If you have any questions or would like to donate, please e-mail sponsorship@mgfarmersmarket.com.

The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market location features ample parking along with easy access by foot or bicycle.  MB Bank has generously offered Market patrons use of their South parking lot.  For your safety, please cross Dempster at the traffic light at Fernald.

Thanks for visiting!  Hope to see you again soon!