THIS Saturday, Sept 2nd – MG Farmers’ Market. Free Gift for 1st 20 Customers!

August 31, 2017

 FREE MGFM Portable Charger!

FREE Gift for the first 20 customers

who say “Charge It

to the friendly Kiddie Corner Volunteer this
Saturday, September 2nd starting at 8 am.
Market Open from 8 am – 12 pm 
at 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove
 
Fresh Produce, Baked Goods, Meat, Eggs, Honey, Waffles, Preserves, Salsa, Hot Sauce, Prepared Foods, Soap, Live Music, Children’s Activities, and more!

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

9/2 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 – NEW AT THE MARKET!  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 (potatoes, radish, cucumber, basil, arugula, peppers, and kale), whole wheat flour, and CSA pick ups.  Sign up for the CSA newsletter for recipes and weekly “Updates from the Field.”  This week’s recipes is Fresh Basil Pesto.

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September 2nd Activities

Entertainment:  Brad Moldofsky will perform from 8:30 – 10:00 am

Entertainment:  Melissa Neff will perform from 10 am – 12 noon

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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 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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  • 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.

  • The Morton Grove Historical Museum will be open from 9 am – 12 pm

  • Copies of NEW creative delicious recipes for August 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!

  • Market Bucks (MGFM Gift Certificates) are available for sale at the Welcome Booth.  Cash or Credit Card accepted (MasterCard/Visa).

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 9:  Senior Day

  • Performances by Nancy Kabat and the Mather Jammers

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Saturday, September 16:  Regular Market

  • Performances by Nancy Kabat and Howard Windmiller
  • Morton Grove Community Forum 10 am – 12 pm – Morton Grove Park District: Mark Manno, Board President and Jeff Wait, Executive Director
  • Cook County Commissioner Josina Morita will discuss an exciting new garden compost product at 11:30 am. Free samples will be available.

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Saturday, September 23:  Regular Market

  • Performances by Merrill Miller and Ruben Zapata

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Saturday, September 30:  Regular Market

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Thanks so much to all who attended our Market last Saturday!
 
The Music Students of Jay Pike
 
North Shore Martial Arts
  
Ruben Zapata
 
University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners 
Pat Reband and Bonnie Burnett
 
Voter Registration
 
Complete Chiropractic and Rehab

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

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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

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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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