Wednesday, June 9, 2010

From the Mayor's Office of Sustainability

In support of the Greenworks Philadelphia initiatives to expand the number of farmers markets, publicize local food sources, and connect farmers to customers, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability is hosting the 3rd Annual Mayor’s Farmers Market.

In 2010 the Mayor’s Market will be located at the southeastern corner of Love Park (at 15th St and JFK Blvd) on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The market will run from June through October.

Fresh, local produce will be available, and Penn State Extension will provide nutrition and cooking information.

Check back weekly for a list of produce available at the market and for recipes using seasonal produce.

Available this week -

The McCanns Farm -
Strawberries, Asparagus, Butter Crunch Lettuce, Cucumbers, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, and Potted Herbs.

Teens4Good: Collard Greens, Kale, Swiss Chard, Beets with Greens, Turnips with Greens, Bok Choi and Mint.

La Baguette: Fresh Baked Goods, Breads, and Quiches

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