61st Street Farmers Market - October 8
Greetings Farmers Market Friends!
It looks like this Saturday will feel like spring. Which is perfect weather for strolling the Market and picking from all the Mid-west bounty our farmers and food artisans have to offer.
- Genesis Growers, Growing Power and Mike & Clare: Beautiful selection of vegetables: Baby Greens, Beans, Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Chard, Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Onions, Peppers, Pie Pumpkins, Radish, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes…
- Ellis Family Farms and Mick Klug Farms are bringing more varieties of Apples, plus Grapes, Plums, Pears, Cranberries, Jams and Preserves, Apple Cider…
- River Valley Ranch has wonderful Mushrooms, Pickled Items, Caramel Apples, and many more value added products to choose from.
- Tomato Mountain has delicious tomato products – Salsa, Soup, Bloody Mary mix, Jams, Preserves, and even CSA shares. All USDA certified organic!
- Mint Creek Farm and Faith’s Farm can stock your freezer with Beef, Pork, Poultry, Lamb and all your meat needs.
- Subterranean Foods: This week, Samm and Erica will be featuring Growing Power produce in their Market creations - Breakfast Tacos (spinach/mushroom/cojita cheese/cilantro/onion), Breakfast Burritos (potatoes/beans/kale/tomato/goat cheese) and Brunch Burritos (black beans/corn/peppers/onions/goat cheese)
And we can’t forget Beaver Creek Blooms, Crumb, B’Gabs Goodies, Yah’s Vegan Soul Food, Brown Sugar Bakery, and Stamper Cheese Co.
10:30am Chef Demo: Chef David Blackmon, Program Coordinator for Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Agricultural Science for CPS will prepare a seasonal specialty - Caramel Apple Egg Rolls. Sounds like fun!
Market School: Our very own Connie Spreen (61st Street Farmers Market Founder) will make two presentations (at 10am and noon) on the joys, challenges, costs and benefits of raising chickens in your backyard.
Indoor Market: Be sure to mark your calendars! On November 5 the 61st Street Farmers Market moves inside the Experimental Station (6100 S. Blackstone Ave). Join all your favorite farmers and vendors, as the Market season continues until December 17.
See you at the Market!