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Events for Buffalo Grove Farmers Market on 8/19

Events and non-profits for 8/19 farmers market

Buffalo Grove Farmers Market, 951 McHenry Road b/t Buffalo Grove Road and Deerfield Parkway at Mike Rylko Community Park.

The Buffalo Grove Farmers' Market is entered in a contest for best market in the country and we'd love to have your support. Please cast your vote here by 9/3:
http://action.farmland.org/site/PageServer?pagename=best_local_farmers_market_vote

 ***Congratulations to Doug, Laverne, Henry and Patti, the 4 winners of huge market baskets of goodies at last weeks' National Farmers Market Week raffle.***

Entertainment for Sunday, August 19th:  Acoustic duo, Replay1234, will be performing from 9:30 to Noon and Krazy Klown Club will be doing balloons and face painting from 9 AM to Noon.

Non-profits on August 19th:  Boy Scouts will be selling Rotary Club ducks for Buffalo Grove Days and 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.

Farm and vendor offerings include: organic vegetables and herbs, cheeses, veggies, fruit, coffee beans/fresh brewed iced and hot coffee, meats, eggs, pastas, handmade fresh pies, jams, honey, plants, spices, maple syrups, kettle corn, fresh squeezed lemonade, heirloom mini veggies, mustards, mushrooms, baked breads/ muffins/cookies/pastries, dog biscuits and treats, knife sharpening, donuts made on site and much more. 

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 slevy@vbg.org.

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