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Jun032017

June 3, 2017, Saturday - Mill City Farmers Market

Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Location: 704 South 2nd Street

Today at Mill City Farmers Market

PRODUCE PLANNER

Arugula, asparagus, baby bok choi, beets, carrots, chickweed, fresh herbs (chives, cilantro, mint), green garlic, kale, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, mustard greens, nettles, pac choi, radishes (French breakfast and red globe), salad turnips, spinach, spring onions, Swiss chard and more!

MILL CITY COOKS

Learn how to cook market meals in our free, chef-led cooking demo, Mill City Cooks, offered every Saturday in the train shed patio at 10:30. This Saturday, market chef Beth Jones will be making a seasonal summer dish. Plus, our kids’ tables at the demo always feature coloring sheets and other engaging activities, giving adults some free time to relax with a cup of coffee and learn tips and easy seasonal recipes from our market chefs. Samples and recipe cards are available at each demo—or check out our recipe archive!

COMMUNITY BOOTH

Attention all Friends of the Market! This Saturday, we are offering free coffee and tea for our Friends of the Market, a program that supports the market’s educational programming. If you’re already a Friend of the Market, simply stop by the green tent on the top of the Chicago Mall with your 2017 key chain for a free drink voucher! You can sign up or renew your Friends of the Market annual donation at the market or on our website!

KIDS' ACTIVITIES

Guthrie Story Time is the first Saturday of every month at 9:30 and 10 in the green music tent by the Guthrie stairs. Join Guthrie Theater actor H. Adam on the blue mats for 20-minute theatrical readings of our favorite kids’ books!
 
Power of Produce “PoP“ veggie tasting club is at the information tent every Saturday! Kids ages 3-12 can earn a $2 token to spend on fruits and veggies by tasting a local, seasonal vegetable, as a way to empower kids to make healthy eating decisions. Learn more.

LIVE MUSIC

The Eddies four-part Americana harmony will be singing from 11 am to 1pm in our green music tent by the Guthrie stairs.

ART MARKET

Shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics and other artisan goods in our weekly rotating art market, located in the train shed near the entrance to the Museum. This week we are featuring Indigo & Snow hand-dyed apparel, Steel Autumn Studios metal work, House of Talents woven baskets and Willful wooden utensils and home goods.

BREAKFAST & LUNCH