Saturday, August 6, 2011

Vegetapalooza TODAY at North City Farmers’ Market

Come on out today (Saturday, August 6) between 9 a.m. and noon for the North City Farmers’ Market’sannual mid-season celebration known as Vegetapalooza.  The market takes place along the 2700 block of N. 14th Street (right across St. Louis Avenue from Crown Candy Kitchen).

The event will feature contests (open to all) for:

  • best pie
  • weirdest home-grown vegetable, and
  • largest vegetable from a home garden

First Place Prizes will be awarded in each of the categories!

Help decide the winner of the chef cook-off between the Old North Grocery Co-op and the Burning Kumquat Farm.   Stick around to have a free food sample and vote for your favorite dish.

Wack-a-do will perform live music.

Other activities include:

  • ice-cream making and tasting
  • folk dance lessons
  • a visit and talk from the Truck Farm
  • live chickens from the 13th Street Garden

And, best of all, come on outside and enjoy a non-heat emergency day in the beautiful Crown Square at the heart of Old North!

The North City Farmers’ Market is a project of Old North Saint Louis Restoration Group and is made possible by generous financial support from the Missouri Foundation for Health.

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Welcome to the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group's blog. What's New in Old North chronicles the dramatic transformation under way in the neighborhood of Old North St. Louis. As a neighborhood just north of Downtown St. Louis, Old North is becoming a dynamic urban village of new and historic homes, a landmark eating establishment, beautiful community gardens, and a diverse, friendly, and engaged community.

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