7am-9am: The Bike Rack (2148 E. 4th St) - Local cyclist and underground chef John McGovern will be cooking up his loved breakfast sandwiches using local ingredients from Downtown Farmers Market vendors (Peddler Bread, Ohio Farm Direct, Blaze Gourmet, and SpiceHound). Rising Star Coffee Roaster will provide freshly roasted and brewed coffee. ALL FOR FREE!
BIKE TO THE FARMERS MARKET 11am-2pm: Downtown Farmers Market at Public Square (NW Quadrant of Public Square) - Lunch specials and free grass-fed ice cream for riders and Bike Cleveland members; free bike tune-ups by The Bike Rack; bike valet parking by Ohio City Bike Co-op; and live music by Virgin Lungs. Cleveland-area bike organizations, including Bike Cleveland and Crank-set Rides, will be also there to catch you up on all the bike-happenings in CLE and RTA will have information on biking and transit.
BIKE TO HAPPY HOUR 5pm-7pm at Noodlecat (234 Euclid Ave) - $3.00 Gyoza for riders in addition to regular happy hour specials
RIDE YOUR BIKE 7pm at Public Square (NW Quadrant of Public Square)- Cleveland Critical Mass
Ohio Farm Direct Grass-fed beef burgers and cheeseburgers Toasted cheese make w/ Peddler's Bread Ice Cream Drinkable yogurt Take-home cheese ***Made with local and organic grass-fed cheese, milk and beef*** ***You can still purchase your favorite grass-fed cheese - just vsit the truck***
The Nosh Box Caprese Panini***$8 Tomato Slices Mozzarella Cheese Basil Pesto Served on Ciabatta Bread
Chicken Bacon Ranch Panini**$8 Grilled White Meat Chicken Applewood Bacon Swiss American Cheese Creamy Ranch Sauce Pressed on Ciabatta Bread
Doublewide Macaroni Sandwich***$8 Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese Bacon American Cheese Swiss American Cheese Grilled on two slices of Texas Toast
Italian Sausage Sandwich***$8 Di Russo Sausage Lightly Grilled Bell Peppers and Onions Marinara Sauce Mozzarella Cheese
Rosemary and Salt Tater Tots***$3 Ice Cold Drinks***$1 and $2 ***Accepts all major credit cards***
Recipe: Beet Chips
Golden beets from Maggie's Farm
1 bunch of beets - although they're so good I recommend doubling the recipe!
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pink Himilayan Salt from Spicehound
1. Thinly slice beets. Toss with olive oil in a bowl. 2. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Flip beets and bake an additional 10-15 minutes, until crisp.
3. Remove from oven and top with salt.
“Produce Perks” accepted: EBT users will receive “Produce Perks,” a dollar for dollar bonus (up to $10) to be spent on fresh fruits and vegetables. Produce Perks are available at area farmers markets while supplies last. Please stop by the information table for more information or to use your card.
EBT, WIC, senior coupons and debit cards are accepted.
Are you interested in becoming a vendor at DFM? Emaildowntownclevelandmarket@gmail.com for more information of fill out the online application here. Here's our complete list of vendors for the 2012 season:
Por-Bar Farms: Heirloom and organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs
Community Greenhouse Partners: Organic vegetables and greens grown just a few blocks east of downtown
Harvest in Christ: Heirloom produce grown using sustainable methods
Lucia's Fresh Produce: Hard neck garlic grown in Old Brooklyn
Maggie's Farm: An urban farm located in The Stockyards
Ohio Farm Direct: Organic, grassfed cheese
Crystal Moon Acres: Goats milk fudge and baked goods
Judy’s Oasis: Middle Eastern Cuisine, including hoomus, meat pies, falafel and prepared foods for lunch
Peddler Bread:Artisan bread bakery
Ohio City Pasta: Hand-crafted pasta
Rising Star Coffee Roasters: Small batch coffee roasters located in Ohio City
Blaze Gourmet: Exotic hot sauce and salsas
SPICEHOUND: High quality spices, herbs, chillies, and natural salts
No Whey Chocolates: Vegan, whey-free chocolate candies and chocolate-covered fruit
The Tea and Honey Company:Locally made teas, honeys, and other aromatherapy items
Kernels by Chrissie:hand-crafted, gourmet popcorn from Ohio grown corn
BONJOUR Crepes: French crepes using locally grown and organic ingredients
In Forno Pizza: Wood-fired authentic neopolitan pizza
Pig Lickin' Good BBQ: Hot-off-the-grill BBQ, bottled sauces and salad dressings
The Nosh Box: Amix of midwestern comfort food with a Tex/Mex kick
Mad Mouth Gyros:Authentic Greek and Mediterranean goods on the go
Hodge Podge:Chris Hodgson's famous food truck
Sun of a Biscuit Bone: All natural, preservative-free dog biscuits
Publish Ohio: Cleveland-area prints, postcards and photos
Come hungry and enjoy a delicious lunch from one of our prepared food vendors. Just make sure you save enough time during lunch to visit all of your favorite vendors, enjoy the fresh air, listen to the live music, and maybe even picnic in the grass!