Saturday, July 8, 2017
Farmers market season is in full swing. Have you made it to the Grand Market yet? Pick up your greens, converse with your neighbors and enjoy lunch al fresco.
Don’t Miss Out on the Fun! Scroll to the bottom of this newsletter to learn more about our Bastille Day festival happening next weekend!
This Week’s Happenings…
Al Fresco Dining
The Place2Go food truck is firing up their smoker again! Enjoy savory BBQ, collard greens and mac n’ cheese.
For the Kids
This week create a market-inspired project to take home at one of the tents on the green. When you’re finished, swing by the garden in back of the library for the Family Gardening experience (garden open from 11-1). This secret garden oasis offers drop-in activities involving fresh vegetables, flowers and herbs for little hands. As always, our mini market (three toy market stands stocked with toy fruits, veggies, eggs and breads) will be present so kids can play farmer!
Live Music (mid-day)
groovline, a New York based jazz combo, will play two sets of jazz standards in the tradition of the Larry Young, Jimmy Smith, Groove Holmes, Jack McDuff and other organ jazz acts
Sonia Urban (Sweet Wishes Catering) will be demonstrating a healthy recipe you can make with market-fresh ingredients (noon-1:30).
Next WEEK the 15th: Bastille Day celebration!
New Rochelle turns into Paris on the Sound when the Grand Market’s annual Bastille Day returns for more French food and crafts. Music by French children’s entertainer Armelle Gloaguen from 11-12, with additional music by Charles Hipser. French cooking demos, a French-themed raffle, a Petit Prince photo booth and other French games hosted by Lyceum Kennedy International School. Of course, there will also be crepes for sale. Free berets for all until supplies run out.
This week’s vendors:
Artisan NR: Handmade treasures from local Sound Shore artisans–this week: Soaps and Lotions by Indigenous Holistics (Soaps and Lotions) and Things By Eli (Handmade candlesticks by 10-year old Elijah Cruz, who donates a portion of proceeds to St. Jude’s.
Dutch’s Spirits: New York distillery and farm producing classic spirits, cocktail bitters, etc.
Farm EATS: Local NY 100% grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork and chicken.
Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library: Used books for sale, on Library Green when weather cooperates and always in the Library’s lobby.
Luscious Little Dessert Company: Classic southern desserts. Sweet Potato Pie, Sweet Potato Poundcake and more.
Migliorelli Farm: Fresh fruit, vegetables and greens straight from Dutchess County. Fresh-pressed cider and other goodies (donuts, bloody mary mix) also occasionally available.
Place2Go Food Truck: Traditional Caribbean Island cuisine along with Southern American Soul.
R&R Produce: Wall Street Journal featured farm offering fresh produce and herbs from Orange County’s fertile black dirt region.
Red Hibiscus: NYC-based Caribbean bakery selling a variety of buns, scones, tarts and more. Vegan products available.
Sweet Things and Wild Thyme: NY State honey and bee products, including honeycomb and pollen.
The Only Mart: Bubble Tea, Kombucha, Organic fresh-pressed juice and other healthy snacks