Winter Market, Sunday at the Farm, Palos Park

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March 19, 2009 at 6:59 am

Sun., Mar. 22 ~ 12noon to 4pm
The Center

12700 Southwest Hwy.
Palos Park, IL  60464
 
The Children’s Farm at The Center (on the East side of Southwest Hwy) provides the perfect venue for an afternoon market.  Shop the market, enjoy a lunch or early supper of soup, salad, and sandwich, and mosy over to the farm to visit the lambs, kids, bunnies, and other new residents of the barn on this 65-acre suburban farm.

 
What You’ll Find at the Martket:
 
  • New!  Green tomatoes
  • Grass-fed & grain-fed beef
  • Pastured pork
  • Free-range poultry
  • Free-range eggs
  • Fresh mushrooms
  • Organic lettuce, kale & chard
  • Milled flours & wheatberries
  • Popcorn & corn meal
  • Goats’ milk soap for people & pets
  • Onions & shallots
  • Dips & spreads
  • Shoots & micro-greens
  • Infused vinegars & dried herb blends
  • Sweet basil vinaigrette
  • Hand-dyed yarns
  • Yogurt 
  • Spa & beauty products made with home-grown herbs
  • Honey & beeswax candles
  • Farm kitchen goodies, both savory & sweet
  • Apple cider
  • Organic blue corn tortilla chips
  • Salsas, sauces & soups
  • Preserves
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Cheese & cheese curds
  • Fruit tarts, croissants, baguettes & pastries
  • Fair trade olive oil
  • Fair trade coffee
  • Cookbooks
  • CSA subscriptions 
  • Info about on-farm classes & summer camps 
  • Reusable shopping bags
      . . . and much more!  
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One Comment

  1. Ray T. says:

    This thing was a nightmare. We arrived 30 minutes after the opening time. There was well over 400 people in a room designed for less than 200. Strollers as big as a condo, wheelchairs, people talking and socializing in aisles where two people would have a problem passing each other and to top it off a mini food service with lunch served in a space for many more vendor tables made getting around the room impossible. I’ll never return to another one of these. I was able to see maybe five of the many vendors displays. I was ready to buy but walked away empty handed.

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