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, Community Greenhouse Partners, SpiceHound, and The Tea and Honey Company). Peddler Bread is also baking up some special muffins for riders and 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 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: Noodlecat (234 Euclid Ave) - $3.00 Gyoza for riders in addition to regular happy hour specials
Show vendors your bike valet ticket or RTA fare card for specials.
Ohio Farm Direct Free grass-fed ice cream!!
In Forno Pizza $1.00 off all pizzas
Community Greenhouse Partners $2.00 Salad Boxes - Mixed baby lettuces, arugula, mizuna and microgreens in a convenient takeout box
BONJOUR Crepes $1.00 off all crepes
Pig Lickin' Good BBQ $1.00 off all sandwiches
The Nosh Box Sammie, Tots and Drink for $10.00
Kernels by Chrissie "Bicycle Backpack-Sized" bags for only $2.00! They will be heat sealed so as to remain fresh and not run the risk of spilling in one's backpack and be the perfect "energy on the go" snack for the kettle corn - loving cyclist!
Por Bar Farms Tomatoes, Gooseberries, Poblano Peppers, Okra, Beets
Harvest in Christ Arugula, round zucchini, green onions, heirloom green tomatoes, radishes, heirloom broccoli, kale and garlic
Community Greenhouse Partners Microgreens, cherry and golden tomatoes, really HOT jalepenos, "Cyclist Salads"
Maggie's Farm French fingerlings this week!!! Also, Golden Beets, Swiss Chard, Russian Kale, Green Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Scallions, Green Beans
Tea and Honey Company Lavender Lemonade ($1.00/cup)
Vendor Highlights - lunch specials!
Judy’s Oasis Fresh baked white and wheat Pita bread, hummus, meat pies and spinach & feta pies
In Forno Pizza Classic (grated mozzerella, olive oil) $10 Margherita (fresh mozzerella, basil, oregano, olive oil) $12 Di Parma (prosciutto, grated mozzerella, fresh garlic, basil, olive oil) $14 Bianco (fresh mozzerella, tomato, fresh garlic, olive oil, basil) $13 Pepperoni (grated mozzerella, pepperoni) $14 Veggie (grated mozzerella, mushroom, black olives, basil, olive oil) $13 Spinach (baby spinach, fresh mozzerella, tomato, olive oil, garlic) $12 ***Wood-fired pizza featuring toppings from vendors at the market; also available by the slice w/ free drink***
BONJOUR Crepes Peaches and Cream crepe Turkey Club crepe (turkey, tomato, avocado and optional bacon) Signature S'More crepe
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 visit the truck*** Pig Lickin' Good BBQ Rib Sampler $7 Pulled Pork Sandwich $6 BBQ Chicken Kabob (served over rice pilaf) $7 Portabella Mushroom Sandwich w/ peppers, onions, provolone and pesto (vegetarian) $7 Cornbread $1 Coleslaw $1 ***Accepts all major credit cards***
The Nosh Box Chicken and Rib-Eye Tacos, Caprese Panini, Chicken Bacon Ranch Panini, Rosemary and Sea Salt Tater Tots ***Accepts all major credit cards***
Community Organization: Earth Day Coalition
Established in 1990, Earth Day Coalition's mission is to provide education, inspire leadership, and encourage action for a healthy environment. Earth Day Coalition's year-round programs include: Student Environmental Leadership, Clean Transportation, Neighborhood Action, and EarthFest. EarthFest is Ohio's largest environmental education event and the longest running Earth Day celebration in the nation. When you visit our booth, you'll have an opportunity to spin our wheel of questions and win a prize!
Cleveland Cooks returns Friday, August 10 Chef Eric Wells will kick off this season's Cleveland Cooks series with our first cooking class on Friday, August 10 at 1:30-3:00pm at Old Stone Church. Chef Wells is a personal chef, caterer and culinary instructor. He is an advocate for healthy eating, especially for America’s youth and has been involved with several organizations in the Greater Cleveland area that support local, sustainable farmers and markets. To attend this intimate hands-on cooking class, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (440) 821-0254. About Cleveland Cooks A monthly cooking series providing hands-on demonstrations from area chefs. Classes are free and open to the public and include a guided market tour, hands-on instruction in meal preparation and tips on how to grow produce easily at home. Cleveland Cooks was made possible thanks to a grant from Neighborhood Connections.
For photos from last season's Cleveland Cooks classes, please check out our Facebook page. Check out BONJOUR Crepes on Fox 8: Watch here!
Fundraiser at Maggie's Farm Good food, live music and farm tours - Sunday, August 5, 7-9pm “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.
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!