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<ul><li><p>September 3Cooking Demonstration with Mary </p><p> Jane Miller, Face Painting and </p><p> CentraCare Health-Monticello </p><p>September 10Musician Tim Garvey, </p><p> Uptown Eye Care, PoP Kids Club </p><p>A weekly insight to whats happening at the Monticello Farmers Market </p><p>-Sweet Corn, Watermelon, Potatoes </p><p>-Tomatoes, Peppers, Ground Cherries </p><p>-Beans, Radishes, Onions, Leeks, Eggplant </p><p>-Kohlrabi, Summer Squash, Zucchini </p><p>-Cucumbers, Pickling Cucumbers </p><p>-Turnips, Beets, Raspberries, Apricots </p><p>-Herbs, Lettuce, Kale, Chard </p><p>-Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Broccoli </p><p>-Pears, Apples </p><p>-Winter Squash, Melons </p><p>-Bread &amp; Butter Pickles </p><p>-100% Pure Maple Syrup </p><p>-Cut Flower Bouquets </p><p>-Baked Goods, Breads, Pretzels, Pastries </p><p>-Coffee Beans </p><p>-Farm Fresh Eggs </p><p>-Frozen Chicken, Beef &amp; Duck </p><p>-Canned Goods, Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Mustards, </p><p>BBQ Sauce </p><p>-Lemonade, Snow Cones </p><p>-Popcorn, Caramel Corn, Caramel Puff Corn, </p><p>Cheddar Corn, Bacon Cheddar Popcorn </p><p>-Hand Crafted Items, Laundry Detergent </p><p>-Natural Lotions made with essential oils </p><p>-FREE Chair Massage -&amp; MORE! </p><p>Issue 15 August 20, 2015 </p><p>Thursdays, 3:30-7:00pm Monticello Library Parking Lot </p><p>We accept SNAP EBT Cards </p><p>Short on cash? Want to use your EBT benefit or credit/debit card to purchase products at the market? Stop by the information booth to swipe your card in exchange for tokens which can be used to purchase goods from vendors. </p><p>This is our first year in the Monticello farmer's market! My name is Katie Lillo. I live in Big Lake and stay at home raising my three kids, ages 5, 3, and 1. I had been wanting to join the farmer's market for the last couple of years, and thought - now is a better time than any! I have always had a love for cooking and baking, and in the past couple of years, I have been trying my hand at canning select items as well. I grew up learning how to bake from my mom and I'm now passing that passion on to my children! Monticello market goers seem to love variety as much as I do! I try to offer a little bit of everything each week, such as, sweet breads, muffins, flatbreads, granola bars, pies, bars, cookies, canned goods, and other sweet treats. My motto is: If you bake it, they will come! :) My parents, Roger and Rhonda Cornelius, also share a booth with me. They have 40 acres located about 25 miles north of Big Lake. They have a large garden and grow a variety of vegetables that have been available at the market this year. These items include: onions, several varieties of peppers, peas, turnips, rad-ishes, beets, leafy greens, summer and winter squash, zucchini, cucumbers, pumpkins, and more. They also offer veggies at their vegetable stand at their farm. They raise laying hens that are free range on their property. You can certainly taste the differ-ence in their delicious farm-fresh eggs! We have enjoyed getting to know the vendors and customers each week and look forward to continuing those relationships in the years to come! </p><p>Wright County Master Gardeners Wright County Master Gardener, Bonnie Stromberg, will be here to showcase Fairy Gardens. Stop by to find out how your kids can win some free fairy gardening supplies! </p><p>Craft Market is TODAY! Local crafters and artisans fill up the market today. Some new and some returning vendors with lots to offer. Need something for a new baby? Housewarming, birthday or even Christmas gifts! Its the day to shop! Amys Cuddle Me Crochet: Boot Cuffs, Scarves, Wraps, Baby Cocoons, </p><p>Baby Hats, Baby Gift Sets Becky Sews Just for M.E.: Little Girls Dresses Sonnenboxes and Friends: Wooden Spoons, Canoe Paddles, Mason </p><p>Jar Caddys, Wine Caddys, Cutting Boards, Jewelry Boxes, Wind Chimes, Wooden Rings, Novelty Paddles </p><p> Photos by Bob &amp; Val Somerville: Photo Note Cards, Prints, 12 x 16 Scenic Canvas Prints, Special: $10 off on Small Canvasses. </p><p> Heathers Custom Creations: Custom Headbands &amp; Matching Shirts Somethings Wonderful: Tie Dye Shirts, Jewelry, Insulator Lights </p><p>Power of Produce Kids Club continues this week! Kids ages 4 to 12 years old can stop by the information booth for a $2 token that can be used to purchase fresh fruits or vegetables. This FREE program is sponsored by Live Wright, Crow River Food Council, Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association, Wright County Area United Way, All 4 Kids and the Monticello Farmers Market. </p></li><li><p>Farmers Market Coordinator: Sara Cahill sara.cahill@ci.monticello.mn.us 763-271-7124 </p><p>Farmers Market Manager : Stephanie Ellingson stephellingson@hotmail.com </p><p>Recipe of the Week: Pico de Gallo </p><p>Courtesy of Rita McCooley, Ivy Lane Garden Shop </p><p>Rita will be demonstrating how to make Pico de Gallo at 3:45 at her booth. Stop by for a sample! </p><p>Pico de Gallo 3 large tomatoes (about 3 cups) diced 1 large red onion diced fine 1 small jalapeno (seeded and ribs removed) diced fine 4 sprigs fresh cilantro finely chopped (about cup) 2 green onions finely chopped 1 teaspoon garlic powder tsp salt tsp pepper 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice Prepare and mix vegetables. Add seasoning and lime juice Mix. Chill hour before serving. Use within 2 days Refriger-ate. Can add: 1 can black beans drained and rinsed 2 ears sweet corn kernels Wear gloves and eye protection when seeding and chopping jalapeno. Do not touch face while preparing pepper. Cilantro and jalapeno pepper amounts can be adjusted to taste Paste tomatoes work best. If using regular tomatoes let drain after dicing to remove juice </p><p> Gardners Garden (canned goods, produce, hand sewn items and soft pretzels) Jeff Gardner-Monticello </p><p> JTs Sweet BBQ Sauce (3 kinds of BBQ sauce, natural lotions) Jeremy &amp; Sandie Teicher-Monticello </p><p> Hasty Woods Tree Farm (landscaping plants, trees &amp; flowers) Grant Everson-Hasty </p><p> Barthels River Road Gold (maple syrup, maple glazed nuts) Heidi Barthel-St. Michael </p><p> Back 2 Health Chiropractic &amp; Massage-Monticello </p><p> Mister Dister (BBQ sauce) Mark Christian-sen-Monticello </p><p> Popcorn Patty (Caramel corn, caramel puffed corn, cheddar popcorn) Patty &amp; Dale Scott-St. Cloud </p><p> Katies Kitchen / R&amp;R Farm (produce, canned goods, baked goods)-Big Lake </p><p> Schymas Pickles &amp; Preserves (cucumber pickles, carrot pickles, fruit preserves) Chris Schyma-Monticello </p><p> Becks Elk River Greenhouse &amp; Vegetable Farm (plants, fresh vegetables) Barb Beck-Elk River </p><p> Ivy Lane Garden Shop (plants, baked goods, jams, crafts) Rita McCooley-Clearwater </p><p> Greenbush Farms (produce and canned goods) Chuck Long-Milaca </p><p> Windy River Eco Farm, formerly Grandmas Garden (plants, herbs, vegetables, baked good) Tamara Hanson-Big Lake </p><p> Diamond City Bread (artisan breads, cinna-mon rolls, scones) Garrett Jordahl-Elk River </p><p> Hunz Farmz (eggs, chicken, beef, pork) Dan Hunz-Clear Lake </p><p> Our Gang Concessions (lemonade &amp; snow cones) Steve Tryggeseth-Big Lake </p><p> Kari Wise-Monticello (natural laundry de-tergent) </p><p> Somethings Wonderful (coffee beans, hand-crafted items) Crystal Anne Haws-St. Cloud </p><p> Fairhaven Farm (jams, fruits, apple pie, flower bouquets) Marnie Macgregor-Fairhaven </p><p>We do our best to portray an accurate map each week but vendor layout may change after print. </p><p>Pico de Gallo Demo @ 3:45 </p><p>Katies Kitchen </p><p>INFORMATION EBT/Credit/Debit </p><p>Gardners Garden </p><p>Schymas Pickles &amp; Preserves </p><p>Becks Elk River Greenhouse &amp; Vegetable Farm </p><p>Diamond City- Bread </p><p>JTs Sweet BBQ sauce </p><p>Custom</p><p>er Parking </p><p>Mister Dister BBQ Sauce </p><p>Popcorn Patty </p><p>Parking on Locust Street </p><p>Windy River Eco Farm </p><p> Back 2 Health </p><p>Kari Wise- Detergent </p><p>Somethings Wonderful </p><p>Fairhaven Farm </p><p>Ivy Lane Garden Shop </p><p>Hunz Farms </p><p>Master Gardeners </p><p>Our Gang Concessions </p><p>Dirty hands? No problem! Check out our NEW Handwashing Station! Compliments of the Minnesota Farmers </p><p>Market Association. </p><p>Photos by Bob &amp; Val </p><p>Amys Crochet &amp; Becky Sews </p><p>Sonnenboxes &amp; Friends </p><p>Heathers Custom Creations </p><p>Barthels River Road Gold </p><p>Vendors absent today: Hasty Woods Tree Farm and Nursery Greenbush Farms Vendors absent for the rest of the season: -Redhead Creamery -Brendas Homemade Bakery </p><p>PoP Kids Club Check-in </p></li></ul>

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