Schedule of Events

Morton Grove Farmers’ Market 

Schedule of Events 

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The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market strives to be a local, producer only Market.  All items must be home-grown, handmade, and/or vendor-created from locally-owned operations. Fruits, vegetables and flowers need to be grown within the approximate range of 150 miles of Morton Grove.  E-mail peggy @mgfarmersmarket.com for information.

PROSPECTIVE VENDORS:  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR 2017MGFMVendorApplication.

Morton Grove Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 12th

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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August 12th is the last day of
National Farmers’ Market Week!

Ryan Freeman from

RC Juggles Entertainment 

will perform from 8 am – 12 pm.

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In honor of National Farmers’ Market Week, let’s all try to BUY OUT THE MARKET! 

Let’s send our vendors home with empty trucks and full wallets!

8/12 Vendors: 

  • Beadlicious – dichroic (fused glass) jewelry

  • Bee in Beezyness with God – raw honey, honey combs and beeswax candles
  • Benhart Farm – grass fed meats from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (beef, chicken, pork, sausage, bacon, lamb, goat, duck, turkeys) and eggs *Remember to bring your empty egg cartons for recycling!

  • Cheese People, The – artisan cheese
  • Fannie’s – baked goods (cookies, cinnamon rolls, muffins, pound cakes, bread) and coffee
  • 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 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.  This week:  Green beans, pickles, beets, knob onions, kale, SWEET CORN, garlic, potatoes, dill, summer squash
  • Spark of the Heart – a variety of dried soup mixes (potato spinach lentil soup, two pea with carrots soup, three bean veggie chili, and sunny caribbean soup) 
  • Tamales Express – tamales, tacos, soup, Mexican style corn on the cob (elotes), mangos, coconut, smoothies, and beverages (including fresh lemonade!)
  • 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), whole wheat flour, and CSA sign ups / pick ups.  Sign up for the CSA newsletter for recipes and weekly “Updates from the Field.”

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Morton Grove Farmers’ Market
celebrates Farmers’ Market Week on
Saturday, August 12
8 am – 12 pm 
at 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove
 
Fresh Produce, Baked Goods, Eggs, Honey, Prepared Foods, Live Music, Children’s Activities, and more!

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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. 

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.

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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August 12th Activities

  • Entertainment:  Brad Moldofsky will perform from 8 am – 9:45 am.
  • Entertainment:  Joseph Luat of 72Hours will perform from 10 am – 12 noon.
  

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Upcoming Events

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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

Miss Laura Face Painting at the Market 10:30-11:30 as part of the Pre-Peace Fest Events 

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 The 2nd Annual Family Peace Fest for Hope and Harmony will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

It will be located at Harrer Park on Dempster in Morton Grove. Pre-Fest events and activities start at 10 am, next to the Civic Center and at the Farmers’ Market.

There will be face painting, peace crane folding, a traveling Peace Mural from St. Paul’s UCC Church in Downers Grove, a book table with books on peace, and more. Amateur artists are invited to create chalk drawings of peace on the (Side)Walk of Peace outside the Civic Center.

At the Peace Fest, the line-up includes speakers from different houses of worship, a Peace Poem, and our keynote speaker Edwina Cowell, Director of Spiritual Playdate. We will close with a community Dance of Peace led by Ginny Ching-Yin Lo.

If anyone is interested in volunteering for this Peace Fest, please contact naushina.rahman@yahoo.com or elizajon@aol.com

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Saturday, August 26: Regular Market

Performances by Students of Jay Pike,

North Shore Martial Arts, and Ruben Zapata  

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Saturday, September 2:  Regular Market

Performances by Melissa Neff

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Saturday, September 9:  Senior Day

Performances by Nancy Kabat and the Mather Jammers

Saturday, September 16:  Regular Market

Saturday, September 23:  Regular Market

Saturday, September 30:  Regular Market  

Saturday, October 7:  Park View School Day

Saturday, October 14:  Last Market of Outdoor Season

Saturday, December 2:  Indoor Winter Market / Holly Days / Santa Comes to Town – Special Hours: 9 am – 2 pm

Saturday, February 3:  Indoor Winter Market –  Special Hours: 9 am – 2 pm

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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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Parking for the Market

Parking for Farmers’ Market customers, volunteers, and vendors is located in the American Legion Civic Center lot, the Historical Museum lot, and the Harrer Park/Pool parking lots (both East and West of the Pool).  
There is plenty of free street parking in the neighborhood as well.

Out of consideration for our neighboring businesses, please do not park in the parking spots along Fernald just south of Dempster St. or in the MB Financial Bank parking lot.

Thanks for visiting!  Hope to see you again soon!

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Laurie October 12, 2016 at 5:44 pm

I love farmers markets. I love how you list which vendors will be there and provide detailed information on parking as well. Thanks so much for sharing!

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Elaine October 12, 2016 at 5:47 pm

Thank you, Laurie! Hope to see you at the Market this Saturday or one of our Indoor Winter Markets!

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