Wednesday, April 16, 2014

April 19 Indy Winter Farmers Market Vendors

Saturday is your last chance to score a free $5 token to use at one of our final two markets

SmallBox, April's Community Builder Sponsor, will be giving away 300 tokens, along with free totes, to those who take our end-of-season survey! Your feedback is crucial to help us improve the IWFM year after year. Look for the SmallBox folks at the market entrances!
 
Come ready to enjoy Saturday's beautiful weather -- Stout's Melody Acres will have rows of vegetable starts on the plaza directly outside the market! (See their plant list here.)

Plus Eskenazi Health Midtown Community Mental Health, in collaboration with the IndyBar and the Bar Leader Series program, will offer Glad Writings greeting cards for sale! 

Come join us Saturday between 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the west wing of the Indianapolis City Market! Our market runs through the end of April. Here is the list of vendors who'll be at the market this week:


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Where to find Indy Winter Farmers Market vendors this summer

As the Indy Winter Farmers Market season comes to a close April 26, great summer farmers markets are kicking off across central Indiana! We hope you continue to support local farmers, producers and artisans by visiting one of these markets each week! 

Here's where you can find IWFM vendors this summer:

Broad Ripple Farmers Market:
Opens 18th season Saturday, May 3
Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, behind Broad Ripple High School
Binford Farmers Market:
Kicks off Saturday, May 3
Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon
*New Location* Lawrence North High School, 7800 N. Hauge Road
Original Farmers Market at the Indianapolis City Market:
Kicks off 17th season Wednesday, May 7
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. along Market Street outside City Market
Statehouse Market:
Kicks off Thursday, May 22
Thursdays 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Robert D. Orr Plaza outside Statehouse
Irvington Farmers Market:
Kicks off 15th season Sunday, June 9
Every second Sunday, noon-3 p.m., Ellenberger Park, 5301 E. St. Clair St.
JCC Farmers Market:
*New market* Kicks off first season Sunday, June 1
Sundays 10 a.m.-1 p.m., JCC, 6701 Hoover Road
Carmel Farmers Market:
Kicks off Saturday, May 3
Saturdays 8-11:30 a.m., Carmel's Center Green
Fishers Farmers Market:
Kicks off Saturday, May 3
Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Nickel Plate Park
Kicks off Saturday, May 17
Saturdays 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Riverview Hospital overflow parking lot
Kicks off Saturday, May 17
Saturdays 8-11 a.m., corner of Main Street and Hawthorne

April 12 Indy Winter Farmers Market Vendors

With only three markets left, come out Saturday for one of the tastiest signs of spring -- ramps! Never had the popular wild leeks? Find recipes here

And thanks to everyone who brought old electronics to the market last week. RecycleForce reports we collected nearly half a ton of recyclables!

Come join us Saturday between 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the west wing of the Indianapolis City Market! Our market runs through the end of April. Here is the list of vendors who'll be at the market this week:

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Indy Winter Farmers Market Vendor: Harvest Cafe Coffee Company

Every week during the Indy Winter Farmers Market season, we'll be profiling one of our local vendors! You can find the full list of IWFM vendors and past profiles here.


Harvest Cafe Coffee Company, 5th season at IWFM  

We're committed to providing our customers with the finest roasted coffees at the very peak of freshness. Our roastmaster has perfected the fine art of selecting only the very finest green coffees from all over the globe, and small batch roasting them to release the distinctive characteristics of each origin of coffee. Even the most discriminating palate will savor the aroma, flavor and intensely gratifying experience of a freshly roasted cup of Harvest Café Coffee & Tea coffee.

Most popular item?
Our biggest seller is our Black Magic coffee. It is a robust blend of steep traditional roasts and rich wood coffees.

Why should people shop at the IWFM?
The IWFM supports local small businesses, which is the heart of our city and state.

What do you buy at the IWFM?
We always buy eggs, and we also buy local meat.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

April 5 Indy Winter Farmers Market Vendors

With just four markets left, stop by Saturday to pick up starts for your garden and get rid of that clutter, too! 

RecycleForce will be accepting "anything with a cord" at our recycling drive outside the IWFM! From old TVs and computers, to recyclables like cardboard and glass, get rid of it at the market! See the full list here. 

Support the IWFM and enjoy a tasty meal at Monday's Punch Burger IWFM Kickback Night! Eat at the downtown restaurant between 4-9 p.m., and 15 percent of the profits will go toward the IWFM! Invite friends here!

Come join us Saturday between 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the west wing of the Indianapolis City Market! Our market runs through the end of April. Here is the list of vendors who'll be at the market this week:

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Indy Winter Farmers Market Vendor: Brotgarten

Every week during the Indy Winter Farmers Market season, we'll be profiling one of our local vendors! You can find the full list of IWFM vendors and past profiles here.

Brotgarten, 5th season at IWFM  

Brotgarten specializes in German artisan breads and pastries. Time is our greatest investment in order to develop a superior flavor and texture. Our loaves might have an uniquely irregular shape, but they are the product of our passion for one of the world's most traditional crafts!

Most popular item?
Vital bread! German sourdough bread with fresh carrots, pumpkin seeds, golden/brown flax seed and oats. This bread was created to please the eyes and the palate, and the ingredients were chosen taking in consideration its health benefits.

Why should people shop at the IWFM?
The best way to purchase the freshest product full of health benefits and great taste/flavor is to get them directly from the producer/grower. Shopping at the farmers market and getting to know the vendors/producers/farmers is the best way to get to know who is behind the food you are bringing to your table. It is the secret of eating well and being well!

What do you buy at the IWFM?
Vegetables, eggs, meats, cheeses, honey, olive oil, tea leaves, ready-to-eat foods and ice cream, kitchen tools and flowers.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

March 29 Indy Winter Farmers Market Vendors

It's hard to believe there are only five market left this season! We're excited to have Wild Alaska Salmon & Seafood back at the IWFM this Saturday! To avoid long lines, they'll have three people working three scales this time. Check out what they'll have available here
 
We want to thank March's Community Builder sponsor,Managed Health Services, for giving out 300 $5 tokens at last week's market! We'll be sharing details soon of a special promotion in April from our final Community Builder sponsor, SmallBox!

Come join us Saturday between 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the west wing of the Indianapolis City Market! Our market runs through the end of April. Here is the list of vendors who'll be at the market this week: