Vendors

The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market strives to be a local, producer only Market.   All items must be homegrown, 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.  Members of our Steering Committee perform site visits regularly.

 

We are now accepting applications for our December 2, 2017 and February 3, 2018 Indoor Winter Markets!

The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market will be holding two Winter Market events on Saturday,​ ​December​ ​2,​ ​2017​ ​and​ ​Saturday,​ ​February​ ​3,​ ​2018​. These indoor markets will feature over two dozen vendors selling foods, gifts, and decorations for the winter holidays. The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market is an entity of the Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry and is managed by a committee of community volunteers.

PROSPECTIVE VENDORS:  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR 2017-2018 Winter Market Vendor Application.

Please contact vendor coordinators Peggy​ ​Leib and​ ​Rich​ ​Block​ at vendor @mgfarmersmarket.com​ or 847.750.6436​ ​(MGFM) with any questions.

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While there is an MB Financial Bank ATM across the street (Dempster and Fernald), many of our vendors accept credit cards.  Several of the qualified food vendors will also be accepting Link tokens.  If you have a Link/SNAP/EBT card, visit the Link / SNAP / EBT booth (near the Welcome Booth).  Simply swipe your card and let the friendly EBT rep know how much you would like to deduct from your account.  You will receive an equal amount of $1 Link tokens.  NorthShore University HealthSystem will then match your Link funds dollar for dollar up to $25 per Link card per week.  Link shoppers will be able to purchase double the amount of healthy, local food with these Double Value Tokens!

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Questions about Link at our Market?  Click the Frequently Asked Questions here: MGFM Link Customer FAQ or MGFM Link Vendor FAQ!

Other Questions? Contact the manager team at allmanagers @mgfarmersmarket.com, 847-750-MGFM / 847-750-6436, or www.facebook.com/MGFarmersMarket.

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Prospective Regular Season Vendors:  Vendor applications for artisan food products and prepared food for the Regular Season are being considered on a case by case basis.  E-mail our Vendor Coordinator  vendor@mgfarmersmarket.com to request an application.  Full payment and insurance information will be required with the application.

Full Season Booth Fees (Same prices as last year!):

  • 1 booth: $250 Non-refundable fee for entire season (17 dates or more)
  • 1 ½ booths:  $350 Non-refundable fee for entire season (17 dates or more)
  • 2 booths:  $450 Non-refundable fee for entire season (17 dates or more)

Single Saturday Booth Fees: $30 Non-refundable fee per day per booth for those vendors interested in intermittent attendance (acceptance of intermittent vendors is at the sole discretion of the vendor coordinator).  Vendors who wish to participate in 1-16 dates must pay the $30/day rate.

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The Morton Grove Farmers’ Market features fresh produce from several Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois farms.  We also provide educational opportunities and local entertainment.  The Market aims to bring together the neighborhoods and communities around Morton Grove to celebrate the bounty of our Midwest agricultural, dairy, and culinary innovation heritage. We invite our neighbors from surrounding villages to join us in eating seasonally and enjoying the family friendly, festival atmosphere of our Farmers’ Market.

An important reason we formed this Market was to learn where our food comes from and share that information with our community.  We decided to visit the orchards and farms that will supply the food we buy and get a feel for the land, the equipment and the people who will help grow it all. We learned about different farming practices, got to know the people who will plant the seeds and gather the harvest, and gained an appreciation for the fact that the soil that will grow our meals really isn’t that far away from Morton Grove.

Special thanks to our 2016, 20152014201320122011 and 2010 vendors who helped establish the Morton Grove Farmers’ Market.

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