Winter Market – Saturday – St. Bens

December 3, 2008 at 4:22 pm

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Chicago / Northcenter

Sat., Dec. 6 ~ 9am to 1pm
St. Benedict Parish

2219 W. Irving Park Rd.
(Social Hall – corner of Bell & Leavitt)
Chicago, IL  60618

  • Admission to the market is FREE and open to the public
  • An a la carte Café will be offered during the market, featuringo    Fair trade coffee, cider & yogurt
    o    Vietnamese spring rolls made-to-order by Angie Ackerman with organic ingredients from the Ackermans’ certified organic farm in Chenoa, IL
    o    Baked goods (muffins, scones, cookies, and more) made by pastry chef Jennifer Kane from baked Chicago    

  • if you’d like Jennifer to bake you something special from her regular or holiday menu for a party or family dinner, preorder by 12noon on Thursday for pickup at the market on Saturday.  Go to for menu and contact information.

For best selection of beef, pork, & poultry, pre-order from C&D Family Farms [see below]

What you’ll find this week at the Winter Farmers Markets

  • Pastured pork
  • Grass-fed beef
  • Free-range poultry
  • Mushrooms
  • Lettuce & spinach
  • Greens & arugula       
  • Milled flours & wheatberries
  • Popcorn & corn meal
  • Cheese & cheese curds
  • Goats’ milk soap for people & pets
  • Onions, garlic & shallots
  • Dips & spreads
  • Honey
  • Fresh herbs & sprouts                   
  • Sweet basil vinaigrette
  • Knitted mittens, socks & hats
  • Vegetable-dyed yarns & knitted clothing (Sunday only)
  • Yogurt & sour cream
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots & radishes
  • Eggs
  • Tomatoes & hot peppers
  • Comforters, mattress toppers & wool batting (Sunday only)
  • Apple cider
  • Spicy Bloody Mary mix
  • Dried fruits
  • Salsas, sauces & soups
  • Preserves & fruit butters
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Infused vinegars, herb blends & rubs
  • Fair trade olive oil & coffee
  • Baked goods
  • Reusable shopping bags

    . . . and much more!

 antities of some items are limited
and/or may not be available


Pre-Orders of Meat & Poultry
for pick-up Saturday 12/6 at St. Ben’s 
Our meat & poultry vendor, C&D Family Farms from Knox, IN, will be glad to accept pre-orders for items to be picked up at either of the markets this weekend.  Although they will also have many of these items at the market, pre-orders enable them to know what to bring, gives you access to better selection and ensures availability.
To pre-order

·  Email or for a product price sheet.

·  To place your order (with or without a price sheet), contact Crystal by email,, phone 574 772-5334, or fax 574 772-5541. 

·  Cut-off time for ordering is Friday, Dec. 5, at 8am. 

·  Indicate when ordering whether you will be picking up on Saturday, Dec. 6, at St. Ben’s (between 9-1) or Sunday, Dec. 7, at First Free in Andersonville (between 12-3). Please be prompt, and plan to pay with cash, check payable to C&D Family Farms, or credit card.



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  1. [...] weekend, both on the North side of Chicago.  I’m gonna try to get out of food pantry duty on Saturday (St. Ben’s) because I am especially keen on trying the spring rolls made by Angie Ackerman [...]

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