This year, the auction features coveted items such as A Glittering Night at the James Beard Awards: VIP treatment at the "Oscars of Food," plus dinner at Beard Award-winning Frontera Grill, or Stock Your Home Bar with Your
Own Mixology Class: Charcoal Bar's Danielle Pizzutillo conducts a private mixology course for 6 –bottles included.
The online auction can be found at http://www.32auctions.com/gcm2014 and will end on Sunday, November 16th at 6 pm.
The online auction items include:
• A Glittering Night at The James Beard Awards
• Brewer for a Day + Dinner in Pilsen
• Butchering Class and Dinner in Wicker Park
• Distilling and Brewery Tours Around Lake Michigan
• Do Ravinia Right: Music & Picnic Under the Stars
• Exclusive Rooftop Dinner for 6 at Lightology
• Pies + Beer + Live Music= Epic Summer Fun
• Private Wood-¬-Fired Dinner for 12
• StockYour Home Bar with Your Own Mixology Class
The auction is being held in conjunction with the Green City Market Junior Board’s Thursday, November 13 local and seasonal fall fundraiser,
A (Mostly) Veggie Affair: Cheat on Meat or Go Whole Beast!
at Wicker Park’s Chop Shop & The 1st Ward (2033 W. North Ave.) from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy a walk-around stationed tasting featuring local chefs’ all-vegetable dishes made with Green City Market vendor produce. Complementing the array of delicious
vegetarian fare, Junior Board member chefs Jared Batson, Scott Manley and Eric Mansavage also will prepare three whole pigs “Three Little Pig-¬-style,” incorporating straw, wood and bricks both in their cooking methods and for creative inspiration. With all the great local food on offer, attendees will be able to
Cheat on Meat or Go Whole Beast!
Tickets are on sale now for $55 at http://gcmveggieaffair.brownpapertickets.com/.
Proceeds from both the event and the online auction will benefit Green City Market’s LINK Card matching program, Illinois' food assistance program that enables families to purchase wholesome local and seasonal food from the farmers’ market.
Green City Market
Green City Market is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the availability of a diverse range of high-quality foods by providing a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food and to educate, promote, and connect farmers and local producers directly to chefs, restaurateurs, and the greater Chicago community. Green City Market, Chicago’s only year-round sustainable farmers market, operates May-October at the south end of Lincoln Park, 7am-1pm, every Wednesday and Saturday and in the Fulton Market District at 222 North Halsted Saturdays from 7am-1pm. The Market moves indoors to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum November-April. For more information, visit www.greencitymarket.org or call (773) 880-1266.