Ravinia Farmers Market: 10/13/10 Update

October 14, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Ravinia Farmers Market
Roger Williams Dr., East of Green Bay Road
Adjacent to Jens Jensen Park
Highland Park (Ravinia), IL 

Hours: 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM Wednesdays, June 16th through October 20th

The penultimate Ravinia market – good heavens! Where has the year gone?

 October 13th Update: What was new and in season this week:

-          Dennis Acres, Barrington Hills, IL:  the last of the Red Pear grape-type tomatoes, $5 per pint;  very small round pumpkins, $1.75

-          Klug Orchards, Berrien Center, MI:  The last of the blueberry crop for the year, $4 per half-pint

-          Oosterhoff & Sons, Momence, IL:  Tuberoses,  ‘Stargazer’ and another, less pungently-fragrant variety of  lily, eucalyptus; chrysanthemums in three sizes, starting at $5 for a 1-gal pot; the last of the sunflowers

-          K&K Farms, Coloma, MI:  fall raspberries,  Bosc and Bartlett pears, apple cider, and at least a dozen varieties of apples, including late Winesaps

-          Red Barn Farms, Woodstock, IL: beets in two varieties, large flowering kale, “Squirrel” corn, jarred red popcorn, Indian corn bunches, several varieties of decorative pumpkins, chrysanthemums;  calico shell beans, lima beans; honey; fresh floral bouquets, featuring the last of the summer snapdragons

-          High Rise Bakery, Chicago, IL:  half-dozen varieties of large muffins, pretzel rolls, pretzel buns, baguettes