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Happenings at Downtown Farmers Market June 7

Join us Fridays, 11am-2pm!

Public Square in
Downtown Cleveland
DFM returns to Public Square

Our summer season starts tomorrow, which means we return to the NW Quadrant of Public Square. We'll welcome many new vendors, including more produce, lunch options, snacks to take back to the office, and treats to keep you cool in the summer heat. We'll also have free picnic blankets this season, so you can relax and enjoy lunch at the market.

Here is a current list of vendors this season:

Por Bar Farms
Community Greenhouse Partners
Harvest in Christ
The Farm at Chatham Lea
Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps
Old Husher's Farm
Abby's Kitchen
Autumn Oats
Blaze Gourmet
Kernels by Chrissie
Mason's Creamery
Ohio Farm Direct
Out of the Box Bakery
Real Fruit
Toni Udod Baked Breads
In the Pan
Pig Lickin' Good BBQ
The Nosh Box
Umami Moto
Artist Terry Mitchell
DFM now selling local grains from Stutzman Farms
We're selling local flours, cornmeal, oats and spelt/wheat berries from Stutzman Farms at the Customer Service table - $3.00 each, all proceeds support DFM.
(Thank you to Fresh Fork Market for supplying us with the local grains!)

Planning your backyard garden for this summer? 
DFM is selling seeds from Ohio Heirloom Seeds at the customer service table each week. We've got a variety of tomatoes, peppers, herbs, lettuces, carrots & more! Seed packets are $3.00 and all proceeds benefit the market. Thanks for your support!

Free Cooking Classes at DFM return in 2013! 
We will kick off our 2013 season of Cleveland Cooks with Downtown Farmers Market onFriday, June 14th with Chef Ricardo Sandoval (Fat Cats, Lava Lounge & Felice Urban Cafe). The cooking classes take place at Old Stone Church at 1:30pm to approx.3:30pm. You'll enjoy a cooking demo by area chefs, share a meal with other cass attendees and take home a bag of fresh produce from the market.
Classes are open to the public and free to attend, but you'll need to RSVP:

Chef Sandoval incorporates local food into his menus whenever possible and is a supporter of Downtown and Tremont Farmers Market vendors. You will find produce from Por Bar Farms, Morningside Farms, and Morning Dew Farms in many of his dishes, along with other local farmers and producers.

See here for the full 2013 schedule.

Interested in becoming a vendor at DFM? 
Email or visit our website for more information. 

Tomorrow at Downtown Farmers Market!


Vendor Highlights

Por Bar Farms
Strawberries, beets, baby leaf salad, scallions, sugar snap peas, cucumbers, squash/zucchini, and basil

The Farm at Chatham Lea
Produce: full size lettuce, salad mix, kale, chard (baby and full size), zucchini, cucumbers, radishes, strawberries
Bakery: muffins, scones, cookies, brownies, gooey cake, lemon bars
Chef Sherry's products: trail mix, peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter (hopefully), and granola
Community Greenhouse Partners
Sunflower Microgreens, all-star gourmet salad mix, Bordeaux Spinach, Arugula and Radishes
(CGP is donating half of all sales plus additional donations to Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital tomorrow)

Mason's Creamery
Ice Cream: Cleveland Whiskey, Salted Caramel, Earl Grey, Vietnamese Coffee, Strawberry Frozen Yogurt, Chocolate Brownie
Vegan Ice Cream: Raspberry Lambic Sorbet and Roasted Banana with Honey & Peanut Butter drizzle

Kernels by Chrissie
Chrissie will have all of her classic flavors tomorrow and she'll be popping her kettle corn on-site
(Chrissie's product is made from non-GMO Ohio corn)

A variety of herbs, spices, unique salts, and more - everything's $1.00!
Check out Kevin's new products here.

Ohio Farm Direct
A variety of grass-fed organic cheeses

Artist Terry Mitchell
Unique handmade jewelry

Publish Ohio
A variety of veggie plants including herbs, heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, strawberries. All plants come from Richardsons Farms in Medina, OH.
(EBT and Produce Perks are accepted on food plants)

Lunch Vendors

In the Pan
Made-to-order rice bowls - $5.00
(In the Pan uses locally-grown produce when available)
  • Vegetable Selections: Sweet Corn, Diced Tomatoes, Black Olives, Green Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, Banana Peppers,
  • Rice Selections: White Jasmine or  Brown Jasmine
  • Cheese Selections: Mozzarella Cheese, Monterey Jack
  • Meat Selections: Chicken steamed with Cilantro & Garlic, Gyro,
  • Topping Selections: Sour Cream, Our Special Sauce for Chicken, Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce
  • Sauce & Seasoning Ingredients: Yellow bean sauce, Mushroom soy sauce, Apple vinegar, Sugar, Fresh hot chili, Garlic, Ginger, Coriander roots & seeds, Cilantro
Umami Moto

Korean burrito. $9
Korean style beef, kimchi fried rice, lettuce, cilantro, onion, carrot & daikon and ques wrapped in a flour tortilla.   *vegetarian available made with seitan*

Curry-licious. $8  add duck $3
Medium-spicy, yellow curry with sauteed baby bok choy and soy glazed mushrooms over rice.  *vegan option. * gluten free available.

Oyakodon $8
Mexican/Japanese fusion dish with braised chicken, roasted poblano peppers, poached egg and crispy fried chicken skin over rice.

Fish Tacos 2/$7  or 3 / $9
Curry marinated fish, grilled, on corn tortillas with lettuce, cilantro, mint, onion, cucumber and house sauce.  *gluten free

Sweet potato tater tots $3
With curry aioli

Lemon & Ginger iced tea $2

Pig Lickin' Good BBQ
Ribs, Pulled Pork & BBQ Chicken

New Vendor Spotlight: Mason's Creamery
"At Mason's Creamery, we handmake small batches of ice cream at the Cleveland Culinary Launch & Kitchen in Midtown. We never use additives, mixes, or artificial dyes, and we always try to provide vegan options so that everyone can have a scoop - or two. We might be a new small business, but we're making ice cream the old-fashioned way, and we hope you love it as much as we love making it!" - Jesse and Helen

Live Music - Rob Duskey
Rob Duskey will be performing at the market, 11:30-1:30pm

“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.

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For more information, please contact:
Ashley Shaw, Market Manager
Downtown Farmers Market at Public Square

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