Buffalo Grove Farmers Market, 951 McHenry Road b/t Buffalo Grove Road and Deerfield Parkway at Mike Rylko Community Park in front of the Spray 'n Play.
To kick off the 2nd half of the 2012 season, 80 large reusable farmers market shopping/tote bags will be passed out on a first come first served basis at the Information Booth.
Special event on September 9th: Enter a free raffle for 2 tickets to a Sur la Table hands on group cooking class in Northbrook Court (apx. value $138.00 - $170.00 depending on class chosen and availability). Winner will be drawn at noon and need not be present.
Entertainment for Sunday, September 9th: Rochelle Taylor, resident chef with Sur la Table, will be doing a cooking demo of quinoa salad and veggies with tasting samples and recipes from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Krazy Klown Club will be doing face painting, tattoos and balloons from 9 AM to 11:30 AM.
Farm and vendor offerings include: gourmet pastas, flowers and hanging plant baskets, fresh and dried mushrooms, organic veggies, breakfast and lunch pizza, fresh potted herbs, artisan cheeses, butter, veggies, fruit, coffee beans/fresh brewed iced and hot coffee, meats, eggs, handmade fresh pies, jams and jellies, honey, spices, heirloom mini veggies, mustards, breads/ muffins/cookies/pastries, dog biscuits and treats, knife sharpening, donuts made on site and much more.
Non-profits for September 9th: BGHS Expressions will have a bake sale and beverages for sale, Buffalo Grove Health Dept. will be passing out literature and District 96 will be selling note cards. United Way's Page It Forward Campaign will have a collection box for used or new children's books at the Information Booth. Please visit and support their organizations.
Please bring your non-perishables to help the Vernon Township Food Pantry. The collection boxes are located at the Information Booth and we also accept cash donations for the pantry.
Join us on Facebook at: Buffalo Grove Farmers Market to watch for upcoming promotions or on Twitter at: @BGFarmersMarket to learn the latest goings on.
Market hours are 8 AM - 12:30 PM rain or shine.
Please direct any questions to:
Susan Levy, Village of Buffalo Grove, (847) 459-2517 email@example.com.