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Stock Up for Labor Day at the Morton Grove Farmersí Market Sat 8/30

Morton Grove, IL, August 30, 2014 --( The Morton Grove Farmers' Market will be open Labor Day weekend!

Saturday, August 30th
Season 5, Week 13

Stock up on meats and veggies for grilling, party snacks, and sweet treats!

The Market is open from 8 am - 12 pm at 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove

Music: 8-10 am Amadeo String Duo featuring David Caplan and Robert Sanders on the cello and violin, respectively.

"We go to NNHS and are both freshman right now. We won the 2013 talent show. I started playing cello when I was 9, and Robert started playing violin when he was 5. We play classical music at farmers markets. We both live in Skokie." -David Caplan

Music: 10 am - 12 pm Jim Jacobs Combo Tasty jazz for any occasion.

Community Group: MG Board of Environmental Health. The Morton Grove Historical Museum and Education Center will be open from 9-12.

What's In Season?

Sweet corn, tomatoes, peaches, plums, cauliflower, carrots, apples, pears, blueberries, apricots, beets, kale, beans, kohlrabi, onions, lettuce, cabbage, potatoes, green peppers, celery, broccoli, zucchini, turnips, cucumbers, summer squash, radishes, eggplant, herbs, and more.

This Saturday may be the last week for Wright Way Farm's certified organic watermelons. Come early for the best selection!

Scroll down for the list of this Saturday's vendors.

Thank you so much to the Market participants last week:
Vinny Kabat and Brian Kabat, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Pat Reband, Robert Antman, DDS and Upstairs Hair Affair.

Here are the wonderful vendors scheduled for this Saturday:
*** Albo Acres - alpaca wool products
*** Bee in Beezyness with God - honey, honeycombs, beeswax candles
*** Beijo de Chocolat - chocolate truffles, baked goods, tea, dog biscuits
*** Benhart Farms - meat, poultry, eggs
*** Blankenship Farms - fruits, vegetables
*** Brick Oven Kitchen - hummus, pita chips
*** Buttercream by Julianna - gluten free baked goods, made to order GF waffles
*** Cheese People, The - artisanal cheeses
*** Classy Cut Catering - prepared sandwiches and sides
*** Fusion Spice - vegetarian and vegan prepared food
*** LAZ Cosmetics - natural body care, hand-crafted jewelry, hand-blown glass
*** Lyons Fruit Farm - fruits, vegetables, eggs
*** Maier's Bakery - sweet and savory baked goods
*** Pals with Pawz - pet food, dog treats, elk antlers, gift baskets
*** Patyk Farms - vegetables, eggs
*** Sugar Mammas - baked goods
*** Super Cup Coffee Shop - coffee, lemonade, bottled water, salsa
*** Tamales Express - tamales, tacos, elotes, corn & mangoes on a stick
*** Twin Garden Farms - Mirai sweet corn by the half dozen
*** Wright Way Farm - certified organic vegetables and fruits

Sugar Mammas will introduce 2 new tasty additions to their menu. The Cookies and Creme cupcake is a devil's food cake topped with buttercream frosting and Oreo cookie bits! The miniature Oreo cookie placed on the top completes the look and adds to the delicious taste!

Also offered will be individual apple and peach pies made with fruit from the farmers' market!

Cupcakes this week will be Pink Lemonade, Salted Caramel and Vanilla. Quick breads this week will be Zucchini w/ toasted walnuts, Banana w/ chocolate chips and toasted walnuts and Cranberry / Orange. Double chocolate brownies w/ walnuts, sugar cookies and chocolate chippers will also round out the menu.

Want to volunteer at the Morton Grove Farmers' Market?

If you would like to sign up for a shift (Saturday mornings through October 18th), please e-mail Volunteer Coordinator Lorri at or sign up

They would be happy to provide community service letters upon request.

Upcoming Events:
*** Saturday, August 30th: Labor Day weekend! Music: 8-10 am Amadeo String Duo, Jim Jacobs Combo 10-12
*** Saturday, September 6th: Fitness Fever with the MG Park District. Music: Niles North Orchestra and Niles North Band. Ryan from RC Juggle. Featured Vendor LAZ Cosmetics.
*** Saturday, September 13th: Community Day with MCC Full Time School. Entertainment: Ryan from RC Juggle, Poetry readings by MCC FTS students, Isla Pacifika, and Gene Lim.
*** Saturday, September 20th: Community Day with Golf School District 67. Featured Vendor Pals with Pawz. Entertainment: Flatlanders (formerly Luz Eco).
*** Saturday, September 27th: Tae Kwon Do demonstrations by North Shore Martial Arts.

Congratulations to last week's free Drawing Winner!

Remember to enter every week at the Welcome Booth.

For more information about the MGFM calendar, vendors or sponsors, please call 847.750.6436, e-mail, or visit the website:
Contact Information
Morton Grove Farmers' Market
Elaine Monterola
847 750 6436

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