Vendors

New Part-time Vendor
Sept. 23: Tasty Vending, Prairie View, IL, selling kettle corn, lemonade and sno cones.

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Barry’s Berries – Covert, MI
Full-time Vendor
Last day: Oct. 7

The Baser family has been farming in Covert, Michigan for 40 years. Their specialty crops include strawberries, blueberries, peaches, and apples, as well as a variety of vegetables. Sustainable practices include crop rotation, spring-fed irrigation only, and pursuing sustainability education.

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Bonnie’s Crafts and Collectibles – Glenview, IL
Full-time Vendor

Bonnie, a Glenview resident since 1970, loves to recycle, find bargains, make old things new again, garden and more. At her booth, you will find her hand-made tote bags, doll blankets, purses, decorated trees, clothespin dolls, oil paintings, old and new collectibles, and plants from her perennial garden.

Cocina Azteca_sqCocina Azteca – Evanston, IL
Full-Time Vendor

Inez Torres’ new business, Cocina Azteca, brings fresh Mexican-style tamales to the market, hot, and wrapped in corn husks, as well as tacos and a few other surprises.He uses many fresh, local ingredients to make his creations – some savory, some sweet, some with meat and some vegetarian.

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Dinky Donuts – Chicago, IL 
Part-time Vendor
Market Dates: July 1, August 26, Sept 9, Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 21

Dinky Donuts, Inc. is a family owned and operated business established July 2012. Dinkys are served HOT and FRESH and made on-site. Bagged while still warm, customers may choose from sweet or savory sugar toppings: Cinnamon,  Ginger Bread, Powdered, Dutch Cocoa & Lemon, Old Fashioned Sugar Cream Pie, and Apple Crisp; and Ancho Mamma’s Chile, DinkyQ and Hot DinkyDiDoo.

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Finn’s Ranch – Buchanan, MI
Full-time Vendor

Sean Finn and his family go to great lengths to ensure that their animals are fed a natural diet. The cows are 100% grass fed. The chickens and turkeys both for eggs and meat, as well as the pigs, are fed non-GMO feed as well as having full access to pastures. They hope to be USDA Certified Organic by mid-summer (2016).

First Orchards_sqFirst Orchards – Dowagiac, MI
Full-time Vendor

The First family started farming land in Michigan in the late 1800s. Harold and Karen First, along with members of the next two generations,are now farming the family’s 700 acres. The First stand offers a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, cider and flowers as well as eggs from free-range chickens. Look for some uncommon heirloom varieties.

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The Flower Garden – St. Anne, IL
Full-time Vendor

Look for a gorgeous array of common and unusual fresh-cut flowers. At The Flower Garden, Bob and Louise Soucie are trying to accomplish a system of farming that is biologically sound; one that works with natural laws and environmental practices. Look for the addition of a select variety of fresh vegetables!

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Geneva Lakes Produce – Burlington, WI

Full-time Vendor

As good stewards of the land, the Koster family – Scott and Jackie, and their children, Jordan, Corban, Abbie, Maggie and Priscilla – invest in the soil and protect the land to keep it healthy. They also carry a variety of mushrooms and canned products from their Wisconsin neighbors at River Valley Ranch.

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Historic Wagner Farm – Glenview, IL
Full-time Vendor

The Historic Wagner Farm market booth will be selling produce, eggs, meat and other farm merchandise every week during the 2017 Farmer’s Market.

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La Spiceria – Palatine, IL
Part-time Vendor
Market Dates: June 24, July 8, Sept 30, Oct 28

Pierre Jabeneau will bring you gourmet spices, herbs, seasonings, salsa and grains, some of which are certified organic. He offers a variety of unique blends not available from other suppliers, which can be used as dry rubs and marinades. Products can also be ordered online.

Northshore Pet Chef_sqNorthshore Pet Chef – Highland Park, IL
Full-time Vendor

Owner Rob Freeman brings his all-natural dog and cat food, treats, etc., to the market. The ingredients are carefully chosen for their nutritional density, content and digestibility, using only natural Vitamin E as a preservative. Freshly made with no fillers, dyes, soy products or artificial colors.

Patz Maple and Honey_sqPatz Maple and Honey Farms – Pound, WI
Part-time Vendor
Market Dates: July 8, Aug 5, Sept 2, Sept 16, Sept 30, Oct 28

Clifford & Nancy Patz plant their own land and tend to numerous hives in order to offer 14 varieties of raw honey, honey comb, apitherapy honey, bee bread, beeswax candles and more. In addition, the Patz family taps their sugar maple trees to produce dark and flavorful Grade “B” maple syrup, maple cream, maple sugar candies and more.

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R&B Miller Farms – Coloma, MI
Full-time Vendor

Roger and his wife, Barbara  continue a proud tradition of fruit farming. His specialties are peaches, cherries and apples. Roger also collaborates with Krohne Farms, DeGrandchamp Farms and Dave Radtke to bring you a variety of delicious Southwest Michigan fruits, jams, jellies and honey.

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Part-time Vendor
Market Dates: June 24, July 8, July 22, Aug 5, Aug 19, Spet 2, Sept 16, Sept 30

Amanda or Dave Nells will sharpen your kitchen knives, scissors, gardening tools and lawn mower blades. They will also provide watch services: new batteries, watchbands, adjustments, pins and links.

 

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Sitka Salmon Shares – Sitka, Alaska
Full-time Vendor

Sitka Salmon Shares brings responsible and sustainable wild Alaskan seafood from their small-fleet fishermen-owners directly to farmers’ markets or sign up to have shares delivered to your door.

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Sweet Memories & My Small Wonders (Whimsical Acres) Lake Zurich, IL
Full-time Vendor

Gabriella Szmola and Donna Koranek collaborate to create both sweet and savory crepes, gluten free baked goods, goat milk soaps and wool products.

swirl cafe_sqSwirl Cafe – Grayslake, IL
Full-time Vendor

Come for breakfast! Betsie Brown’s Swirl Mobile Café offers egg sandwiches, a variety of baked treats and fresh roasted coffee beverages to enjoy at the market, or to purchase for home brewing. They also offer unique iced tea and freshly made fruit and vegetable smoothies, made with farmers market ingredients.

3tartsThree Tarts Bakery – Northfield, IL
Full-time Vendor

“Everything is good here.” is their motto and it’s proven each week at the market with a wide selection of homemade baked goods, savory fare and beautifully decorated cakes.

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White Star Gourmet – Morton Grove, IL
Full-time Vendor

Paul started as a caterer and his clients just kept requesting to purchase his products! Paul’s products include pasta sauce, soups, finishing sauces for meat seasonal items such as fresh guacamole and more. He also collaborates with many local cheese-makers to bring exquisite artisan cheeses to our market.

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Windy City Pie Company – Wilmette, IL
Full-time Vendor

Sara Montmorency makes artisanal savory and fruit pies, using all natural, primarily local, ingredients. She stuffs her savory pies with fully-cooked meat and vegetables, making them hearty, whole meals, ready to pop in the oven.

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The Wright Way Farm- Beloit, WI
Full-time Vendor

Denny and Susan Wright started The Wright Way Farm  in 2005. All of our vegetables are grown using organic practices and we are certified with MOSA.  Many of our vegetables are heirloom.

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Zeldenrust Farm – Chicago Heights, IL
Full-time Vendor

Zeldenrust offers a wide variety of vegetables, fruit and flowering plants from Zeldenrust’s own 65-acre farm in Chicago Heights, and from nearby farms listed on the placard at their booth.

 

New vendors interested in applying for space at the market should contact the market manager, Robin Cohen at robin.cohen@glenviewparks.org.


Please note:

  • “Full-Time Vendors” committed to at least 19 market days.
  • “Part Time Vendors” are not at the market every week. The schedule page lists the market days they committed to at the beginning of the season.
  • There are many changes to the schedule during the season. To be updated on these changes, sign up for our weekly email newsletter