Extended MGFM Hours Continue this Saturday, Sept 16th: 8 am – 1 pm

September 14, 2017

NEW MGFM HOURS continue this 

Saturday, Sept 16th: 

8 am – 1 pm ONE EXTRA HOUR!

MG Farmers’ Market Open 
every Saturday from 8 am – 1 pm 
through October 14th
at 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove
Fresh Produce, Baked Goods, Meat, Eggs, Honey, Waffles, Preserves, Salsa, Hot Sauce, Prepared Foods, Live Music, Children’s Activities, and more!


Wonderful produce and products this Saturday at the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market!

9/16 Vendors:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Lyons Fruit Farm – South Haven, Michigan fruits and vegetables, apple cider, flowers, plants and eggs
  • Morton Grove Waffles and More
    • Morton Grove Waffles and More – waffles made to order (served with fruit of the day, whipped cream, and/or syrup)
    • Thornburg and Company – unique Michigan-made, small batch, artisan fruit preserves and whiskey barrel aged Michigan maple syrup
    • Classy Cut Catering – Grandma’s Pasta Sauce available in Marinara and Italian Sausage varieties
    • Galena Canning Company – Baja Salsa, Hickory Onion BBQ Sauce, Habanero Honey Mustard, Aged Cayenne & Garlic Hot Sauce, and Artichoke & Spinach Dip
    • Majik Wipe – 100% biodegradable green cleaning product that can be used like a sponge or paper towel, then washed and re-used up to 200 times.  Can replace 15 rolls of paper towels!
  • 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 (Sweet corn, radishes, red romaine, kohlrabi, orange carrots, tomatoes (cherry & lizzibelle), pak choi, green peppers, red & gold potatoes, cucumbers, and swiss chard)
  • 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 (lettuce, mustard greens, arugula, miniature red onions, radishes, potatoes, and acorn squash), whole wheat flour, and CSA pick ups.  Sign up for the CSA newsletter for recipes and weekly “Updates from the Field.”


September 16th

  • Morton Grove Community Forum: Morton Grove Park District‘s Board President Mark Manno and Executive Director Jeff Wait will be available from 10 am – 12 pm to answer questions about the parks, facilities, and programs that the MG Park District has to offer.

Ask them about the upcoming Race to the Taste 5K, the Halloween Family Fest, and other Park District activities.

  • Entertainment:  Nancy Kabat will perform from 8:00 – 9:00 am
  • Community Groups:  Morton Grove Garden Club and the MG Historical Society’s Garden Committee present

    Cook County Commissioner  Josina Morita. 
    Commissioner Morita will make a few short presentations about a gardening compost product the County is providing to gardeners.  This product can be used for flowers and plants along with herbs and vegetables.  A supply will be made available to those who want to try it, free of charge at the market that day.   The presentations will take place at 11:00 am and 12:00 pm.


Sign Up to Volunteer for our 2017 Season!

Can you spare an hour or two on a Saturday morning to help your local market and meet new friends and neighbors?  Stop by the Welcome Booth or e-mail lorri@mgfarmersmarket.com to sign up.
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 weekly DRAWING WINNERS! 

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.


  • Please note that the Civic Center Washrooms are now available for use by Farmers’ Market patrons during market hours.  Washrooms will close at 1 pm sharp!  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
  • Market Bucks (MGFM Gift Certificates) are available for sale at the Welcome Booth.  Cash or Credit Card accepted (MasterCard/Visa).


Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 23:  Regular Market

8 am – 1 pm

Performances by Merrill Miller and Ruben Zapata

Saturday, September 30:  Regular Market

8 am – 1 pm

Performances by Sean Heffernan


 Saturday, October 7:  Park View Day

8 am – 1 pm

Performances by Park View Concert Orchestra at 10 am

Sing Along with the Mr. Niehaus and the Park View Staff Guitar Sing-Along at 9:15 am

Meet the Park View Morton Grove School District 70 Staff (Superintendent Brad Voehringer and Principal Michelle Friedman)

Crafts with Ms. Melnick and Mrs. Frake


 Saturday, October 14:  Regular Market

Last day of the 2017 Outdoor Season 

8 am – 1 pm

Performances by Melissa Neff


Thanks so much to all who attended our Market last Saturday!

Nancy Kabat

The Mather Jammers  

Click here to find out when and where the Mather Jammers

 perform next!

Master Gardeners Pat Reband and Bonnie Burnett


Family Peace Fest for Hope and Harmony


For more photos, please visit our Facebook photo album, our Flickr page, or our Instagram account @mgfarmersmarket.


Special Thanks to our 2017 Market Sponsors!

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


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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