Farmers Markets Season Begins in May
Farm Fresh Produce and Baked Goods Available
This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Chicago Farmers Markets, presented by the Mayor’s Office of Special Events.The City of Chicago Farmers Markets system includes dozens of markets located throughout the metro area. During this event, farmers from across the Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan) participate offering the freshest fruits , baked goods and vegetables. Find the fruits of the Midwest, May through October, including asparagus, lettuce, onions, spinach, corn, tomatoes, collards, watermelon, herbs, apples and baked goods. Markets are held Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sundays. Farmers and producers who grow or produce their own products participate. Other items you will find, but not limited to, include organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs, cheese, breads, flowers, honey, jam, pies, nuts and plants.
The Chicago Farmers Market system goal is to become more sustainable and the consumer can help by bringing their own bag(s) to use.
Markets Opening in May
7am – 3pm Daley Plaza, May 14
7am – 3pm Federal Plaza, May 12
7am – 2pm Lincoln Park, May 16
See brochure or visit the web for full list of Citywide Markets, Locations, and Hours
Local and organic foods are an integral part of the vibrant food culture in Chicago and just one of the many ways to lead a more “green” sustainable lifestyle. The City of Chicago’s Department of Environment encourages you to visit a farmer’s market, community garden, or neighborhood restaurant, and learn more about what you can do to make a difference. Visit more information. visit www.chicagofarmersmarkets.us
Chicago Latina Entrepreneur Takes Her Tasty Delights To The Public
...Baker/Pastry Chef Ami Melecio, turns her love of baking into a tasty business. Cookie lovers and baked goods foodies will appreciate this newcomer into this very delicious industry with her unique twists on some old favorites. Taking family recipes passed onto her while adding her own touches, and with a commitment to using only the highest quality Organic and Seasonal ingredients.
Even if you're looking for that special dessert, you will find it all at www.jeanettespatisserie.com, based in Chicago. Ami has been creating amazing desserts and baked goods for more than a decade, serving her mouthwatering pastries to family, friends and admirers. Adding a little something more to your average bakery goods with unique flavors such as Chocolate Rose Water brownies, Truffles, Lime butter cookies, mouth watering Apple Pecan Scones and Vanilla Green Tea Muffins All products made daily from scratch are 100% organic and we have many Vegan alternatives.
Ami's passion for baking started at a very young age, and hasn't stopped since, and with her unique flavor combinations, its sure to please any palate.
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Added by jeanettespatisserie on March 30, 2009