No Market this Saturday! Regular Market 7/8, Pie Baking Contest 7/15

June 28, 2017

There is NO Morton Grove Farmers’ Market this Saturday, July 1st due to Morton Grove Days

Our next Markets are:
  • July 8th – Regular Market
  • July 15th – Pie Baking Contest
  • July 22nd – Regular Market
  • July 29th – National Dance Day – Last day to order Market Friends t-shirts
Market Friends t-shirt orders are now being accepted!  
Download applications for our annual fundraiser here:  http://mgfarmersmarket.com/marketfriends
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.  

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Walk with the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market in the Morton Grove Days Independence Day Parade!

Help us pass out valuable coupons!
  
The July 4th parade starts at 2:30 pm! We will be meeting at the parade site starting point (Dempster & Central) and walking back to our designated spot along Frontage Road at 2:15. Look for our banner and our volunteers in our lime green or kelly green t-shirts (or vegetable costumes!).

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Thank you to last week’s Market participants:

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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.

They will be passing out Pie Contest information and Farmers’ Market Coupons!

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Saturday, July 8:  Regular Market

Market Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Music by Brad Moldofsky (8 am – 10 am) and

Broom (10 am – 12 pm)

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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

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, please call 847.750.6436, e-mail connect AT mgfarmersmarket.com, or visit our website:  www.mgfarmersmarket.com

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