Friday, September 17, 2010

Just Announced: Locavore Green City Market Menu for September 22

Join Chicago Green City Market September 22 for an all local family style dinner to celebrate the Locavore Challenge and share recipes and stories with other supporters. The event takes place 5:30pm-7:30pm, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park. Tickets are just $25 and can be purchased at the Market, or online here.

Herb Crusted Lamb with Natural Juices

Whole Roasted Herb Chicken with
Caramelized Apple and Onion Compote

Three Sisters Herb Pasta with Spinach

Pickled Genesis Cucumbers and Radishes
over Green Acres Asian Mesclun Greens with Mint

Yogurt Dressing

Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Delicata Squash Tart

Cauliflower and Hard Cooked Egg Salad

Market Bread and Whipped Butter with Chives

Poached Plum Galette with Limelight Honey Whipped Cream

Decaf Coffee, Hot Tea, Mint Iced Tea

Everyone will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive community discussion based on their Locavore experience!  Help The group frame this discussion by filling out our Locavore Discussion Survey - just 6 simple questions!

Growing Organic Vegetables in Your Own Backyard with Jeanne Pinsof Nolan, Green City Market's Project Manager of The Edible Gardens, and founder of The Organic Gardener, Ltd.

Are you interested in the satisfaction of growing your own food? Come learn the basic principals of organic gardening with Jeanne Pinsof Nolan.  If you are a novice, this discussion will provide a start at giving yourself and your kids the very real and rewarding experience of growing your own food. For the more experienced gardener, get advice on organic gardening techniques and soil improvement. She'll talk about what to grow, when to plant, proper garden maintenance and more.

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