Join us this Saturday, August 19th from 8am-1pm for an extra special event to celebrate Latinx culture in our community! Our third annual Festival del Maiz will feature spoken word poetry performances by Teresa Ortiz, live music by Ina Yukka and singer-songwriter Javier Trejo, traditional Aztec dance by Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue and seed art activity with local artist Tammy Ortegon.
Come for the fresh produce and market wares and stay for the celebration — this is one market you won’t want to miss!
9-11am – Music by Ina Yukka
11am-1pm – Music by Javier Trejo
10 and 11 – Poetry by Teresa Ortiz
Noon – Aztec Dance by Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue
Make your own seed art with Tammy Ortegon! All are welcome.
What’s Available This Saturday?
Fruit, Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers — sweet corn, apples, raspberries, melons, beets, fennel, salad mixes, arugula, spinach, kale, micro-greens, swiss chard, radishes, carrots, snap peas, garlic, jalapenos and other hot peppers, a variety of sweet peppers, rhubarb, kohlrabi, cucumbers, lettuce, broccoli, potatoes, cauliflower, salad turnips, cabbage, collards, peas, green beans, green onions, red, white and yellow onions, zucchini, summer squash, peter pan squash, tomatoes, tomatillos, mint, thyme, sage, lavender, chives, oregano, dill, cilantro, fresh cut flowers
Animal Products — cage free eggs, grass-fed beef, pasture raised pork and lamb, free range chicken, aged and fresh cheeses, honey
Prepared/Packaged Foods — maple syrup, salsa, hot sauces, pickles, canned peaches, canned pears, horseradish, jams, jellies and other preserves, cookies, scones, muffins, brownies, and other baked goods, granola, chai, nut mixes, Brazilian chocolates, gourmet salt mixes, kettle corn
Ready-to-Eat Foods — bubble tea, omelettes, tamales, samosas, chana masala, Tibetan dumplings, roasted corn on the cob, coffee, tea, kombucha, mango lassis, shaved ice, and other refreshments.
Arts, Crafts, and More— handmade beaded and metal jewelry, products made from reclaimed wood and other reclaimed materials. Tables, cabinets, benches, potting tables, birdhouses, trellis, picture frames, boxes, mirrors, custom work, handmade sewn goods for the home and garden, glass pendants, semi-precious stone jewelry and other fine items.
Vendors (Saturday 8/19)
Food and Agricultural Vendors— Bao Xiong, Cha Veggies, Alanna Yang, Justin Her, Mee Vue, Pflaum Farms, Mao Lee, Sheepy Hollow at Native Oaks Farm, Winter Goddess Foods, Hazlewood Creek Farms, Wozupi Tribal Gardens, Blackbrook Farm, Jirik Family Farms, Ge Vue, Morning Scape Farm, Burning River Farm, Cher Kao Her, Wisconsin Cheese Outlet, Double Dog Kombucha, House of Brigadeiros, Yer Yang, Straight River Farm, Jirik Family Farm, Green Earth Growers, Peter’s Pumpkins & Carmen’s Corn, Havlicek’s Veseli Vrsek Orchard, Joe’s Sauces, Hilltop Pastures Family Farm, Bayfield Fruit Company, Spicy Girl Sauces, UMSF Preserves
Ready-to-Eat Food Vendors–Kabomelette, Fireroast Cafe, Akshay Paatram, Himalayan Momo, Leng Chang Kettlecorn & Bubble Tea, Nature’s Ice, Cha’s Corn, Green Garden Bakery
Art and Craft Vendors–Putzin’ Bob’s Furniture, CB Jewelry Design, Martha Zemur, SRS Mythic Designs