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Friday, June 1, 2012

North City Farmers’ Market - Opening Day TOMORROW, Sat., June 2

Can it really be that time already?  Although it doesn’t feel like it should be June already, the 6th season of the North City Farmers’ Market is indeed celebrating its opening day tomorrow, Saturday, June 2, at 9 a.m.

As usual, the market offers a great opportunity to pick up some fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, and herbs (and some of it grown very locally by dedicated and industrious Old North residents in the 13th Street Community Garden), in addition to a variety of crafts and other unique products.   Of course the market also is a fantastic opportunity to meet some of the wonderful people who call Old North home and catch up with some old friends.

In addition to live music in the form of St. Louis Caledonian Pipe Band (starting at 10 a.m.),  there will be children’s activities, and all who stop by the info booth to fill out a brief survey will be entered into a raffle for free passes to the City Museum.

Vendors and others who’ve signed up for this season include:

Farmers and Food Vendors

  • 13th Street Community Garden
  • Old North Grocery Co-op
  • Angel Baked Cookies
  • Black Bear Bakery
  • Burning Kumquat
  • W.M. Farms
  • La Mancha Coffeehouse
  • New Roots Urban Farm
  • Whetstone Farms
  • Del Carmen: “Black Beans a la Cubana”
  • Watermelons by Allona Morris
  • Homegrown
  • ReTrailer
  • El Chico Bakery
  • International Institute Global Farms
  • Villareal Family Farms

Artisans

  • Ahjiba Handspun
  • Jewelry in support of Jane Doe Advocacy Center
  • Stuff N Things
  • Benton Park Creations

And More:

  • Mound City Soap Company
  • Naturally Perfect Candle Co.
  • Jaymoo Productions- Soap
  • On-site Bike Repair

Visit the facebook event page for the market’s opening day: by clicking HERE and be sure to indicate your plans to attend by clicking the “Going” button on the page.

See you Saturday morning on N. 14th Street just south of St. Louis Avenue!

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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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