Morton Grove Farmers’ Market THIS Saturday, July 8th from 8 am – 12 noon!

July 5, 2017

Morton Grove Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 8

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

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

Pie Baking Contest coming up – Saturday, July 15!

Visit http://mgfarmersmarket.com/pie2017 for complete rules and more information.
Market Friends t-shirt orders are now being accepted! 
Market Bucks (MGFM Gift Certificates) are available for sale at the Welcome Booth.

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July 8th Activities

  • Entertainment:  Brad Moldofsky will perform from 8:00-9:45 am with special guests Neal Plotnik and Carol Rand
  • Entertainment:   Broom  will perform from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Community Group: Master Gardeners Pat Reband and Bonnie Burnett
  • Community Group:  District 67 Foundation will be promoting Golf School District 67’s Dash 5K Run/Walk event in August
    
  • 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!
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 and July 4th postcard coupons to the Market this weekend!  Get $1 off a $5 or $10 purchase from a single vendor.

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7/8 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) 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
  • Grovestone Olive Oil – extra virgin olive oil, vinegar
  • Lyons Fruit Farm – South Haven, Michigan fruits and vegetables, 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 – Richmond, Illinois grown plants, herbs, flowers, vegetables, and popping corn
  • Spark of the Heart – a variety of dried soup mixes (potato spinach lentil soup, two pea with carrot soup, three bean veggie chili, and sunny caribbean soup)
  • Tamales Express – tamales, tacos, soup, Mexican style corn on the cob (elotes), mangoes, coconut, smoothies, and beverages
  • Wright Way Farm, The – organic vegetables from Beloit, Wisconsin (the last of the spring lettuce, kale, cabbage, napa cabbage, kohlrabi, turnips, summer squash), and CSA sign ups / pick ups

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Thank you to our Farmers’ Market Volunteers who marched in the Morton Grove Days Independence Day Parade:
 
 
Bring your coupon to the Market this Saturday morning for $1 off a $5 purchase!

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For more photos, please visit our Facebook photo album or our Flickr page!  Look for the video on our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/MGFarmersMarket/

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

Save the Date!

Saturday, July 15:  

MGFM Pie Baking Contest

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Vaughn Holleran 

(9:00 am – 9:45 am) and

Fine By Me

(10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Balloon Artistry by RC Juggles 

8:00 am – 12:00 pm)

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

MGFM PIE CONTEST on July 15, rain or shine.

No fee for bakers.  Advanced registration recommended, not required.  Prizes awarded.  Slices sold after contest.

All proceeds donated to the Niles Township Food Pantry.

  • 9:45 Pie Delivery Deadline:  2 fruit 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

For the full rules and 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

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 (now – 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 drawing 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 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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