Tuesday, May 21 is Mentor Day at Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Have lunch, or dinner (or a late breakfast) at either of the two Mentor Chipotle locations on May 21 from 11 AM to 10 PM, and 50% of the sales (up to $5,000) will be donated to Mentor Farmers Market! Print out or show the flyer on your smartphone so that your sales are counted. Thank you, Chipotle’s for being our 2013 sponsor!
With the help from our sponsor, Mentor Farmers Market will kick off Friday, May 31 for 15 weeks of fresh produce, baked goods, food demos and produce-related items.
NOTE: Response from growers has been overwhelming. The Farmers Market now has a full complement of produce growers. We are no longer accepting applications. Thank you!
So far, here are the vendors to expect the first week:
4evergreen Farm – less-sugar jams & jellies, maple syrup
Real Frut LLC – Real fruit shake-up beverage & fruit salad cups
Don Anna Farm – Vegetables, Fruit, Apple Butter
Noon Sharpening – Non-electric sharpening of knives, scissors, garden tools
Plants by the Yard – Annuals, organic vegetables, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs
Glacial Till Gardens – Herb plants, fresh cut herbs, fresh cut flowers, edible flowers, herb planters
Stone Dragon Bakery – Artisan breads, granola, and other goods baked in a wood fire brick oven
Golden Barkery – Dog treats/baked goods
Vernal Growers – Herbs, Stevia, garlic, basil, flower plants and other seasonal vegetables.
Cormack’s Market Garden – Swiss chard, spinach, Asian greens, lettuce, kale and other seasonal vegetables.
True Earth Farms – Vegetables, chicken, eggs and cheese.
Janice’s Jams & Jellies – Jams and jellies made from wine.
Miller’s Certified Organic Produce – Wide assortment of vegetables, three kinds of kale, onions, basil, berries,
The Wood Road Salad Farm – Lettuce and greens, root crops, heirloom tomatoes, flower bouquets,
West Orchards – Asparagus, kale, chard
The Pie & Pastry Lady – Fresh baked pies and other treats.
On June 7 and August 23, look for a special appearance by Chef Jarrod McCarthy for a cooking demonstration using fresh produce from our market.
FINAL FRIDAY VENDORS: Blue Ribbon Fudge Lady, Chatty Cathy Jewelry, Bake My Day, Connie’s Craft Cottage, East Coast Custard, Knitwit Kreations, Lady Bugs & Dragonflys, P. Cabot Photography, Linda’s Handmade Handbags, Rachel’s Aprons & Vintage Cake Plates, Soap Alchemy, Jenny Bees Sweets, The Holden Arboretum, Weekend Woodworkers, Author Richard Ondo, Java Express, Wood Creations by Gary and Daramics Ceramics.
This is a free, family event … It’s the Market with a Festival Atmosphere!
May 31 – Music by Victor Samalot, solo acoustic guitar; Pepper Jack Balloon Artist and Facepainter Tim Switalski
June 28 – Music by WIXY Unplugged, Rainbow Rae Balloon Artist and Facepainter Sadie Jane
July 26 – IT’S CHIPOTLE DAY AT THE MARKET! Chipotle prides itself on serving fresh, locally grown produce. They will provide giveaways like tomato grow kits to the kids and demonstrate how to make their naturally fresh & superb salsa.
August 30 – Music by Summer of 65, Outback Ray (5-6 PM), Flower Clown Balloon Artist and Sadie Jane Facepainter
We are still accepting arts & craft vendors for Final Fridays. Contact Marcey Bryant at (440) 974-5735 or by email.