Morton Grove Farmers’ Market

Saturday, June 24
8 am – 12 pm 
at 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove
Stock up this weekend because there’s no Market on July 1st due to the Morton Grove Days Festivities.  Our next Market will be July 8th.
We’re always improving our Farmers’ Market!  
Come on over and check our new layout!
 
Market Friends t-shirt orders are now being accepted! 
Market Bucks are available for sale at the Welcome Booth.

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June 24th Activities

  • Entertainment:  Gene Lim will perform from 8:00-9:45 am
As always, all donations collected during Gene Lim’s appearance will be donated to Feed My Starving Children
Friends of Biche is a trio composed of Nick Markos on guitar, Mark “Biche” Schwartz on bass, and Howard Windmiller on drums.  They will perform acoustic rock and soul hits and originals.
 
  • Copies of 6 creative delicious recipes for in-season produce are now available at the Welcome Booth

  • Ask about our 2017 Market Friends Program t-shirt!
Sign up for our Friends of the Market program this Saturday at the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market
We will also be at Monday night’s Village of Morton Grove Municipality board meeting with a sample shirt and the forms.
 
Market Friends who sign up before July 30th will have their names listed on the back of this lovely t-shirt. 1 t-shirt for $25, 2 for $40. Sign up at the Welcome Booth! Checks, credit cards, or cash accepted.   http://mgfarmersmarket.com/marketfriends
  • Walk with the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market in the Morton Grove Days Commission Parade! Help us pass out valuable coupons!  There will be a sign up sheet this Saturday at the Market’s Welcome Booth.
     
    The July 4th parade starts at 2:30 pm! We will be meeting at the parade site starting point (Dempster & Central) and walking back to our designated spot along Frontage Road at 2:15. Look for our banner and our volunteers in our lime green or kelly green t-shirts (or vegetable costumes!).

     

  • The Morton Grove Historical Museum will be open from 9 am – 12 pm

  • Please note that the Civic Center Washrooms are now available for use by Farmers’ Market patrons during market hours.  Please cross the parking lot carefully and take small children by the hand.

 

  • Be sure to bring your Money Mailer coupon to the Market this weekend!  Get $1 off a $10 purchase from a single vendor.

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6/24 Vendors: 

  • Bee in Beezyness with God – raw honey, honey combs and beeswax candles
  • Benhart Farms – grass fed meats (beef, chicken, pork, sausage, bacon) and eggs
  • Cheese People, The – artisan cheese
  • Distinct Bath and Body – handmade soaps, body butters, body sugars, soap dishes, bath bombs, bath pouches
  • Fannie’s – baked goods (cookies, cinnamon rolls, muffins, pound cakes, bread) and coffee
  • Futureworld Chicago Green Smoothie – green vegetable smoothies
  • Lyons Fruit Farm – asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, red and white potatoes, apple cider, flowers, plants and eggs
  • Morton Grove Waffles – Belgian waffles made to order, served with fruit of the day, whipped cream, and/or syrup
  • Organic Bread of Heaven – certified organic, certified vegan, kosher, nut free baked goods including loaves of bread, tortillas, croissants, cookies, pies, challah, and pizza
  • Patyk Farms – Illinois grown plants, herbs, flowers, and popping corn
  • Tamales Express – tamales, tacos, soup, Mexican style corn on the cob (elotes), mangoes, coconut, smoothies, and beverages
  • Wright Way Farm, The – organic vegetables (lettuce, possibly peas), strawberries, and CSA sign ups

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Thank you to last week’s Market participants:

 
Varieties Music Team from Westchester, IL

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For more photos, please visit our Facebook photo album or our Flickr page!
We have an Instagram account now! @mgfarmersmarket
Please use the hashtag #mgfarmersmarket to share your IG photos with us!

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Upcoming Events

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No Market Saturday, July 1st

Look for the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market volunteers in the Morton Grove Days Independence Day Parade July 4th starting at 2:30 pm along Dempster Street

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Saturday, July 8:  Regular Market

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Broom

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Save the Date!

Saturday, July 15:  MGFM Pie Baking Contest

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Fine By Me

Attention bakers and eaters of fresh, mouth-watering pie:

MGFM PIE CONTEST on July 15, rain or shine.

No fee for bakers.  Prizes awarded.

Slices sold after contest.

All proceeds donated to the Niles Township Food Pantry.

  • 9:30 Pie Delivery Deadline:  2 pies of the same recipe (1 for show, 1 for tasting).  No dairy in the filling.
  • 10:00 Judging of the presentation pies
  • 10:30 Judging of the tasting pies
  • 11:00 Winners announced, slices sold

Suggested pie styles include, but are not limited to:

apple, blueberry, mixed berry, pecan, cherry, peach, etc.

For more information, visit http://mgfarmersmarket.com/pie2017

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Saturday, July 22:  Regular Market

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Chuck Falzone and Owen Hemming

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Saturday, July 29:  National Dance Day

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Last day to order Market Friends t-shirts

Dance Performances by the Glenview Squares, the Morton Grove Public Library, and the Morton Grove Park District

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Tuesday, August 1st

National Night Out

5:30-8:30 pm

Harrer Park / Civic Center

Hosted by the Morton Grove Police Department

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Saturday, August 5:  Senior Day

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pick up pre-ordered Market Friends t-shirts

Performances by Isla Pacifika

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National Farmers Market Week: August 6-12, 2017

Saturday, August 12:  National Farmers’ Market Week

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wear your Market Friends t-shirts to the Market

Music by Bob Bloom and 72 Hours

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Our Link / SNAP / EBT program with double value matching runs through October 14th thanks to our generous Link sponsors BMO Harris Bank and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Volunteer Sign Ups for our 2017 Season (June – October).  We are seeking responsible teens and adults to help with clean up, set up, Welcome Booth, and Kiddie Corner.  Community Service hours available upon request.  Questions?  E-mail lorri@mgfarmersmarket.com.

Congratulations to our latest WINNER!  The next one could be YOU!

FREE Weekly Drawing – Remember to sign up for our free drawing every week at the Welcome Booth.  All we need is your name and e-mail address for your chance to win a reusable bag filled with market goodies and/or some Market Bucks to spend at any MGFM vendor.

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There is still an opportunity for your company to sponsor the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market’s 2017 Regular Season.
If you want to sponsor the Market, please contact Brad Moldofsky at sponsorship@MGFarmersMarket.com.

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For more information about our calendar, vendors or sponsors, please call 847.750.6436, e-mail connect AT mgfarmersmarket.com,

 or visit our website:  www.mgfarmersmarket.com


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Morton Grove 

Farmers’ Market

 

Saturday, June 17

8 am – 12 pm 
at 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove

Be sure to pick up something special for Father’s Day from one of our wonderful MGFM vendors!  
Market Bucks are available for sale at the Welcome Booth.
  
Treat your Dad to coffee, breakfast, or lunch at the Market!

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June 17th Activities

 
“Varieties is a four person music team. Tom, Tami, Timmy and Tony. We are a family that has always been interested and involved in music in some aspect. Tom & Tami have been writing and producing various styles of music for several years. When they had their two small children, naturally they became aware and interested as well. Growing up they watched various TV Programs that were music related. Such as: Wiggles, Barney, Imagination Movers, and a host more. Both children are also learning how to play the keyboards and guitar. As interest increasingly grew their parents thought it would be perfect to write songs centered around the young. With that idea evolved into something much bigger, the idea flourished and birthed into a product. Our desire is that we can present a fun and positive way of having fun.”
  • Copies of 6 creative delicious recipes for in-season produce are now available at the Welcome Booth

  • Ask about our 2017 Market Friends Program t-shirt!
  • The Morton Grove Historical Museum will be open from 9 am – 12 pm

  • Please note that the Civic Center Washrooms are now available for use by Farmers’ Market patrons during market hours.  Please cross the parking lot carefully and take small children by the hand.

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6/17 Vendors: 

  • Bee in Beezyness with God – raw honey, honey combs and beeswax candles
  • Benhart Farms – grass fed meats (beef, chicken, pork, sausage, bacon) and eggs
  • Bows, Piggys & Bow Ties, Oh My! – hair bows and piggy banks
  • Cheese People, The – artisan cheese
  • Fannie’s – baked goods (cookies, cinnamon rolls, muffins, pound cakes, bread) and coffee
  • Futureworld Chicago Green Smoothie – green vegetable smoothies
  • Grovestone Olive Oil – olive oil, vinegar, cancer t-shirt fundraiser
  • Lyons Fruit Farm – asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, red and white potatoes, apple cider, flowers, plants and eggs
  • Morton Grove Waffles – Belgian waffles made to order, served with fruit of the day, whipped cream, and/or syrup
  • Organic Bread of Heaven – certified organic, certified vegan, kosher, nut free baked goods including loaves of bread, tortillas, croissants, cookies, pies, challah, and pizza
  • Patyk Farms – Illinois grown plants, herbs, flowers, and popping corn
  • Tamales Express – tamales, tacos, soup, Mexican style corn on the cob (elotes), mangoes, coconut, smoothies, and beverages
  • Wright Way Farm, The – organic vegetables (lettuce, radishes), whole wheat flour, plants for your garden, and CSA sign ups

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Thank you to last week’s Market participants:

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For more photos, please visit our Facebook photo album or our Flickr page!

 

We have an Instagram account now! @mgfarmersmarket

Please use the hashtag #mgfarmersmarket to share your IG photos with us!

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Upcoming Events

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Saturday, June 17: Sizzle Into Summer

5:00-10:00 pm Harrer Park

The Morton Grove Park District presents live music, food, a beer tent, a climbing wall, inflatables, and strolling children’s entertainment.

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Saturday, June 24:  Regular Market

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Gene Lim and Howard Windmiller

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Saturday, July 8:  Regular Market

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Broom

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Save the Date!

Saturday, July 15:  MGFM Pie Baking Contest

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Fine By Me

Attention bakers and eaters of fresh, mouth-watering pie:

MGFM PIE CONTEST on July 15, rain or shine.

No fee for bakers.  Prizes awarded.

Slices sold after contest.

All proceeds donated to the Niles Township Food Pantry.

  • 9:30 Pie Delivery Deadline:  2 pies of the same recipe (1 for show, 1 for tasting).  No dairy in the filling.
  • 10:00 Judging of the presentation pies
  • 10:30 Judging of the tasting pies
  • 11:00 Winners announced, slices sold

Suggested pie styles include, but are not limited to:  apple, blueberry, mixed berry, pecan, cherry, peach, etc.

For more information, visit http://mgfarmersmarket.com/pie2017

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Saturday, July 22:  Regular Market

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Chuck Falzone and Owen Hemming

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Our Link / SNAP / EBT program with double value matching runs through October 14th thanks to our generous Link sponsors BMO Harris Bank and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Volunteer Sign Ups for our 2017 Season (June – October).  We are seeking responsible teens and adults to help with clean up, set up, Welcome Booth, and Kiddie Corner.  Community Service hours available upon request.  Questions?  E-mail lorri@mgfarmersmarket.com.

Congratulations to our latest WINNER!  

The next one could be YOU!

FREE Weekly Drawing – Remember to sign up for our free drawing every week at the Welcome Booth.  All we need is your name and e-mail address for your chance to win a reusable bag filled with market goodies and/or some Market Bucks to spend at any MGFM vendor.

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There is still an opportunity for your company to sponsor the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market’s 2017 Regular Season.
If you want to sponsor the Market, please contact Brad Moldofsky at sponsorship@MGFarmersMarket.com.

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MGFM Opening Day Success! Another Market THIS Saturday, June 10!

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Morton Grove Winter Market Success!

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