We Need YOU!
Now Seeking Market Volunteers & Advisory Committee Members
Love the market? Join the organizing team that makes it great!We currently have opportunities for both market volunteers and Advisory Committee members.
Market Volunteers are needed for 2-3 hour shifts every Saturday to help with market set-up and tear-down, customer service and token sales, customer and vendor surveys, and other market management tasks. Click here or email mallory@midtownfarmersmarket.
The Midtown Farmers Market Advisory Committee (AC) takes a lead role in marketing, fundraising, and event planning for the market in coordination with market staff. The committee is made up of volunteers who shop the market, value connectedness in our community, and share an interest in food-access issues and eating well. The AC is currently seeking individuals with backgrounds in fundraising, event planning, outreach and community partnerships, and Somali and/or Spanish language proficiency to join the committee. If you’re passionate about the market and are interested in learning more, please see our position description, and contact our manager or visit the green info tent at the market on a Saturday or Tuesday this month and say hello.
Market Events — Saturday, October 14th
Second Saturday Arts for All
10am-noon–Top the Harvest ! Make a harvest hat or crown with natural materials and paper. Materials provided – though you might find more at the Market or in your neighborhood to add to your creation. Free, contributions welcome. Join in, everybody !
What’s Available This Saturday?
Fruit, Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers — a plethora of tomatoes, sweet corn, apples, a variety of melons, beets, fennel, salad mixes, arugula, spinach, kale, swiss chard, radishes, carrots, snap peas, garlic, jalapenos and other hot peppers, a variety of sweet peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, broccoli, a variety of potatoes, eggplant, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, salad turnips, cabbage, collards, green beans, green onions, red, white and yellow onions, zucchini, summer squash, peter pan squash, a variety of winter squashes and pumpkins, tomatillos, leeks, mint, thyme, sage, lavender, chives, oregano, dill, cilantro, garlic, basil, and other fresh herbs
Animal Products — cage free eggs, pasture raised pork and lamb, free range chicken, aged and fresh cheeses, honey
Prepared/Packaged Foods — maple syrup, salsa, pickles, canned fruits, granola, nut mixes, pickled vegetables, gourmet salt and spice blends, jams, jellies and other preserves, kettle corn
Ready-to-Eat Foods — bubble tea, omelettes, tamales, samosas, chana masala, Tibetan dumplings, lamb meatball sandwiches, boiled and deep-fried peanuts, cookies, muffins, scones, and other baked goods, coffee, tea, hot chocolate or cider, kombucha, mango lassis,and other refreshments
Arts, Crafts, and More—whimsical wearables for children
Vendors (Saturday 10/14)
Food and Agricultural Vendors— Bao Xiong, Cha Veggies, Alanna Yang, Justin Her, Mee Vue, Pflaum Farms, Mao Lee, Sheepy Hollow at Native Oaks Farm, 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, Yer Yang, Straight River Farm, Jirik Family Farm, Peter’s Pumpkins & Carmen’s Corn, Havlicek’s Veseli Vrsek Orchard, Hepp’s Salt Co., Winter Goddess Foods, Pickle Witch, Auntie Annie’s Fields, Spicy Girl Sauces, Ancient Indian Spices, UMSF Preserves
Art and Craft Vendors– Orange Fishy Designs
Attn Marketgoers! : Tuesday Market Time Change
With the days growing shorter and darkness creeping in on our Tuesday markets, we will be closing at 6:30pm on Tuesdays for the rest of the season. Find fresh local produce and more in our normal location every Tuesday from 3pm-6:30pm through October 31st.