Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Winter Farmer Markets - Oak Park, Chicago

Stock Up

Remember the post about winter farmer's markets in the Chicago area. A little birdy put something in my in box yesterday to remind us about markets this Saturday. See here for details.

According to the e-mail, the following will be available at the markets:
*Both Farmers Markets**
will feature most or all of the following:*

· Tilapia (farm-raised in Illinois free of antibiotics, mercury,
herbicides, hormones, pesticides and steroids)

· Cheese & yogurt, both in a variety of flavors

· Honey in a variety of flavors

· Organic lettuce, kale & herbs

· Organic micro-greens, including baby arugula (rocket)

· Organic baby red potatoes

· Fresh mushrooms (several varieties)

· Popcorn

· Apple and pear butters

· Goats’ milk soaps in heavenly scents & fun shapes

· Pet products

· Bath & body products

· Infused vinegars & dried herbs

· Organic milled flours, several varieties

· Wool yarn & woolen goods

· Maple & sorghum syrups

· Beautiful fruit tarts & cakes by the Sisters of Fraternite
Notre Dame

· Fair trade coffee

· Fair trade organic olive oil from the Palestinian region

· Opportunities to learn about CSAs (community supported
agriculture) and purchase your subscription for this summer

· And much, much more!

Meat & poultry will be available in Oak Park only.
*Quantities of some products are limited, so shop early!*
Look's cool!

PS: I'm trying to find the names of the farmers/vendors.

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