Opening Day at the Market!

June 2, 2015

Glenwood Sunday Market Opens for 6th Outdoor Season Sunday, June 7, 2015

 

The award-winning Glenwood Sunday Market, a project of Rogers Park Business Alliance, is set to launch its Sixth Outdoor Season on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Rogers Park Business Alliance Executive Director, Sandi Price says “It is our pleasure to warmly invite you to join the market’s farmers, food artisans, founders, supporters and volunteers for Opening Day which begins with a Welcoming Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. followed by the official market opening at 9:00 a.m.”  

 

The market is held every Sunday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. June 7 – October 25, 2015 on southbound Glenwood Avenue between Lunt and Morse on the west side of the CTA Morse Ave. stop. With the mission to make sustainable, regionally produced foods accessible to our whole community and the vision to an equitable, ethical and secure local food system, Glenwood Sunday Market is pleased to bring some of the finest local farms and food artisans to the Rogers Park neighborhood each Sunday. All of the market’s vendors work sustainably with preference given to those who work locally based and organically whenever possible. 

 

This year the market is thrilled to welcome back many favorites including B True Bakery, Bennison's Bakery, Big Head Farm, Breslin Farms, Defloured – A Gluten Free Bakery, Earth First Farms, Gretta's Goats, Hardin Family Farms, Katherine Anne Confections, Midnight Sun Farm, Mint Creek Farm, Phoenix Bean, Salted Caramel, Sauce and Bread Kitchen, River Valley Ranch, Stamper Cheese, The Urban Canopy and Tomate Fresh Kitchen.   New vendors include two produce farms – Dirt Doll Chicago and Wild Beet; a new meat farm – Finn’s Steak & Eggs Ranch; a new fish purveyor – Sitka Salmon; and a new prepared food artisan – Elsie’s Canning and Pies.

 

Glenwood Sunday Market Director, Sheree Moratto, says “GSM hopes to find a place in your heart as your all-time favorite Farmers Market by providing a welcoming environment, amazing vendors and great services including Veggie Valet, Canine Concierge, Featured Vendors, the option to use your Discover, MasterCard or Visa card to make shopping without cash easier than ever.  The market also accepts Link/SNAP benefits, has a Double Dollar Match Program and a Gleanings Program where we work with several local food pantries and soup kitchens to get more local food onto the tables of families who need it. We hope everyone who visits the market will check in with us at the Payment/Guest Services tent to say hello and learn more about Glenwood Sunday Market.”

 

 

 

 

 

Glenwood Sunday Market is a program of Rogers Park Business Alliance is a 501c3 devoted to cultivating and sustaining a thriving economic environment in Rogers Park, serving businesses and residents.  For more information contact us at 773.508.5885.

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