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, 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
  • 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.
  • Look for the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market volunteers at the Morton Grove Days Independence Day Parade!  They will be passing out valuable Farmers’ Market Coupons!

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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, pleasecall 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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