Morton Grove Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 29

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

Fresh Produce, Baked Goods, Meat, Eggs, Honey, Prepared Foods, Live Music, Children’s Activities, and more!

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July 29th Activities

National Dance Day!

  • Entertainment:  The Glenview Squares will be square dancing on the main stage from 9:00-9:20 am and 9:40-10:00 am.  Watch the performance while enjoying your coffee and breakfast or just walking around the Market.  Maybe even join in!
  • Entertainment:  The Morton Grove Park District will be running Dance Games from 10:25-10:40 am, 11:05-11:20 am, and 11:45 am-noon
  • “Catch us at the Morton Grove Farmer’s Market for a chat about upcoming events at the library, books and e-books, movies, mobile devices and much more! We will be more than happy to answer questions about the library and to register you for a library card!”
  • Kids, check in for the Summer Reading Program bonus points!

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7/29 Vendors: 

  • Bee in Beezyness with God – raw honey, honey combs and beeswax candles
  • Benhart Farms – grass fed meats from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (beef, chicken, pork, sausage, bacon, lamb, goat, duck, turkeys) and eggs
  • Cheese People, The – artisan cheese
  • Fannie’s – baked goods (cookies, cinnamon rolls, muffins, pound cakes, bread) and coffee
  • LAZ Cosmetics / Morning Dew Designs – all natural bath and body products, sterling silver jewelry, and hand blown glass
  • Lyons Fruit Farm – South Haven, Michigan fruits and vegetables, apple cider, flowers, plants and eggs
  • Morton Grove Waffles and More – waffles made to order (served with fruit of the day, whipped cream, and/or syrup), unique Michigan-made, small batch, artisan fruit preserves and whiskey barrel aged Michigan maple syrup, and NEW THIS WEEK:  Classy Cut Catering’s Grandma’s Pasta Sauce available in Marinara and Italian Sausage varieties
  • 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 – Richmond, Illinois grown plants, herbs, flowers, vegetables INCLUDING SWEET CORN.  This week:  Green beans, pickles, beets, knob onions, kale, sweet corn, garlic, potatoes, dill, summer squash
  • Plants by Debbie – air plants and marimo moss balls
  • Tamales Express – tamales, tacos, soup, Mexican style corn on the cob (elotes), mangos, coconut, smoothies, and beverages (including fresh lemonade!)
  • Toby Renee Designs – handcrafted wind chimes and jewelry
  • Wright Way Farm, The – certified organic vegetables from Beloit, Wisconsin (broccoli, zucchini, yellow squash, patty pan squash, garlic, green beans, kohlrabi, cucumber, dill, potatoes, tomatoes, and sweet corn), and CSA sign ups / pick ups.  Sign up for the CSA newsletter for recipes and weekly “Updates from the Field.”

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  • Copies of NEW creative delicious recipes for July are now available at the Welcome Booth! 
  
Let us know what you are making with your in-season, local produce!
Send your recipes and photos to connect@mgfarmersmarket.com so we can share them!
  • 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!
 

THIS IS THE LAST MARKET DAYS TO PRE-ORDER YOUR PERSONALIZED MARKET FRIENDS T-SHIRT!
 
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

 

Thank you to our NEWEST Market Friends: Frank Rodgers, Keith & Joan White, and Eric & Melanie Brodsky!  See the rest of our 2017 Market Friends here:  http://mgfarmersmarket.com/marketfriends
  • 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.
  • The Morton Grove Historical Museum will be open from 9 am – 12 pm
  • Be sure to bring your Money Mailer, Concert, or July 4th coupons to the Market this weekend!  Get $1 off a $5 or $10 purchase from a single vendor.  Please fill out the coupon before redeeming.
  • Market Bucks (MGFM Gift Certificates) are available for sale at the Welcome Booth.  Cash or Credit Card accepted (MasterCard/Visa).

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Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, August 1st 5:30 – 8:30 pm

National Night Out

Hosted by the Morton Grove Police Department

Look for the MG Farmers’ Market Booth!

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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

Music by Ruben Zapata

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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

Bring your reusable bags and your money so you can help us BUY OUT THE MARKET in honor of Farmers’ Market Week!  We want every vendor to sell out of everything at their booth!

Music by Bob Bloom and 72 Hours

Balloon Artistry by RC Juggles

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Saturday, August 19:  MG Public Library Day

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Performances by Isla Pacifika and the Mather Jammers

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Saturday, August 19: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Family Peace Fest for Hope and Harmony

You are invited to join Morton Grove neighbors of all ages at the Farmers’ Market to celebrate the beauty and diversity in our community.

Help lift up and spread hope for continued harmony in Morton Grove and beyond.

Visit http://www.mortongroveil.org/family-peace-fest-for-hope-and-harmony/

for more information.

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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.

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Sign Up to Volunteer for our 2017 Season (now – October).  E-mail lorri@mgfarmersmarket.com.

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.

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Congratulations to our latest DRAWING WINNER! 

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.

You could be pictured here in our next newsletter!  Enter every week to increase your chances to win.

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Thanks so much to all who attended our Market last Saturday!
Chuck Falzone
Owen Hemming
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
For more photos, please visit our Facebook photo album, our Flickr page,or our Instagram account @mgfarmersmarket.

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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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Thanks so much to all who made our Market and Pie Contest special last Saturday!

 

Our wonderful Pie Contest Judges

  1. Michael and Christopher R.

    Apple Raisin Pie

  2. Maddie G.

    Apple Citrus Pie

  3. Cory B.

    Strawberry Rum

  4. Kim M.

    I’m Peach

  5. Pam W.

    Apple Crisp Pie

  6. Catherine C. – 1st Place Winner! 

    Ginger Peachy Rhubarb Pie

    Catherine C. – 1st Place Winner!

  7. Adeline R.

    Very (Mixed) Berry Pie

  8. Katherine G.

    Blueberry, Lemon, Ginger Pie

  9. Laura F. – 2nd Place Winner 

    Rustic Cherry Pie

    Laura F. – 2nd Place Winner

  10. Patrick O. – 3rd Place Winner 

    Winner!! Winner! Pie for Dinner

    Patrick O. – 3rd Place Winner 

  • Pie Contest Coordinator Maria Toth and Volunteers Jenny, Zach, Logan, Susan, Rich, Lorri, Peggy, Brad, Elaine, Nancy, Lois, Sue, Brian, Melanie, and Eric

Pie Contest Coordinator Maria Toth brings each “Show Pie” to the judges before volunteers Jenny, Zach, and Logan bring the “Tasting Pie” slices

Hungry customers can’t wait to buy a slice of pie. All donations will go directly to the Niles Township Food Pantry

Market Managers Brad and Peggy tabulate the judges’ scores for each pie.

Marveling at the talented bakers of Morton Grove! And the great, fresh, local fruit available at our Market!

Photo Credits: Elaine M., Maria T., and Kim M.

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