Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Returns This Sunday

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Release: 

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the return of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar for its 41st season on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The market runs Sundays from 7am until noon through December 23, 2018. To celebrate opening day, the band Ebb & Nova performs their acoustic stylings live at the market starting at 10am. For the 2018 season, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar features new and returning farmers, concessionaires and bazaar vendors, and continues its “First Sunday” program (full schedule below), in which there is a special theme on the first Sunday of every month. “First Sundays” was started in 2017 to honor the 40th anniversary of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, Maryland’s largest producers-only market.

In addition, on the first Sunday of every month, from May through October from 9-10:30am, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar brings back cooking classes with Chef Egg. Classes feature a tour of the market followed by a hands-on cooking class supported by Mission Thrive Summer graduates and students. Classes are $10 per person and participants can register at www.chefegg.com.

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and is located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX). New vendors for 2018 include:

Farms:

Oak Spring Farm: certified organic herb, vegetables, fruits and eggs

Shore To Door Blue Crabs: fresh harvested blue crabs, live and steamed

Slate Farm Brewery: farm-based brewery selling beer

Windswept Farm: meats including goat, beef, pork, lamb and chicken

Specialty Foods:

Bottoms Up Bagels: handmade bagels, schmears and sandwiches

DMV Empanadas: assorted empanadas

Gundalow Juice: cold pressed juices

Mera Kitchen Collective: co-op supporting refugee and immigrant women through food, creating (primarily) middle-eastern and African dishes

New Secrets Tea: loose and brewed teas

Number One Sons: kimchi, kraut, pickles and more

Old Line Spirits: whiskey, rum and spirits

Stupid Delicious: desserts, toffee and cookies

The Urban Oyster: oysters: raw or grilled, seafood

Bazaar:

Atelier 1121: clothing

CAMB03: accessories

Change Creations: artwork

Cozy Wicks Candle Co: candles

E-clipse Designs: jewelry

Falling Branch Jewelry: jewelry

For the Host: wooden home goods

HomeGrown Glass Art: glass art

Iris Grundler Pottery: pottery

Lotus Rising Handbags and Finery: accessories

LPD Studio: mixed media art and clothing

Scent 2 Heal U: beauty

Tribal Season: clothing

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is also pleased to welcome back Gunpowder Bison from Monkton, MD as well as Migrash Farm, who will be rejoining the market for their second year with their fresh milled flours and grains, while adding pantry items that are certified kosher and vegan. Farm to Face, a market favorite known for its delicious falafel wraps, adds hummus and assorted house-made sauces like pesto to its offerings for market-goers to take home. A complete list of farm, food and bazaar vendors can be found on www.promotionandarts.org.

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar “First Sundays”  Schedule:

May 6            Bike to Market Day

Calling all cyclists! Pedal down to the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar as we celebrate National Bike Month. Featuring a giveaway, advocacy groups, local shops and more.

June 3           Nurse Appreciation Day

Everyday nurses should be appreciated and celebrated. Stop at the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Welcome Tent with your ID Badge to collect a complimentary market tote bag.

July 1             Independent Women

Join us in supporting women owned businesses at the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar. We will highlight our vendors that are women, house resource groups for woman entrepreneurs, and feature a local woman artist.

Aug 6             Time to Read

Enjoy quality family time at the Farmers’ Market with story time readings by special guest, and a visit from a local bookmobile.

Sept 3            Back To School Teacher Appreciation

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar would like to honor all our hardworking teachers. Visit the Welcome Tent with your ID Badge to receive a complimentary market tote bag.

Oct 1              Fall Harvest

Visit the market as we highlight and celebrate the bounties of autumn. We will feature pumpkin decorating and more.

Nov 5             Happy Harbor

Join us at The Farmers’ Market & Bazaar as we celebrate the Chesapeake Bay with spotlights on sustainable local seafood, harbor health advocacy groups, and Oysters demonstration.

Dec 3              Holiday Art Expo

Just in time for the holidays, visit the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar for all of your gifting needs. Enjoy complimentary gift wrapping at the “It’s A Wrap” tent.

Sign up for the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Newsletter to stay up to date on special events and guest chef cooking demonstrations throughout the season. Market-goers can stay in touch with the Market and participating vendors all year long on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BmoreFarmersMarket and Twitter at www.twitter.com/bmorefarmersmkt using the hashtag #bmorefarmersmkt. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is presented by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

For more information on the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, call 410-752-8632 or visit www.promotionandarts.org.

Photo courtesy of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Facebook page

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