Market-goers can pick up helpful tips, recipes from local chefs
Cooking demonstrations are on tap at the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar! Along with grapes, pears, peppers, tomatoes and a variety of melons, the season brings some of Baltimore’s most talented chefs to the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar to show off their skills. Upcoming cooking demonstrations include:
· August 28: Chef Von, former owner of Chef Von’s Café at Lexington Market and current chef at Chef Von’s Kitchen will create healthy soul food
· September 4: Chef Melanie Molinaro of Stall 11, vegetarian and vegan eatery opening inside R. House, Remington’s new food hall in September
· September 11: Chef Charlotte Galley of the Baltimore Chef Shop, Hampden’s teaching kitchen will show her skill making fresh food delicious and easy to make at home
· September 18: Chef Fiona Sergeant of New America, a restaurant coming soon to 429 N. Eutaw Street in Seton Hill, with a focus on scratch cooking and simple pleasures.
· September 25: Chef Ben Lefenfeld of La Cuchara, Woodberry’s elegant eatery inspired by the Basque region of France and Spain, brings these flavors to the season’s offerings.
· October 2: Chef Nancey Veldren, Caprikorn Farms partner, a Washington County artisan goat cheese farm, shows how to make magic with their cheeses
Demos are held near the Saratoga Street entrance from 9:30-11:30am. Market goers are encouraged to stop by and pick up helpful cooking tips, recipes and delicious samples. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar runs on Sundays from 7am to noon through December 18, 2016.
Located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX), the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is presented by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and produced and managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Compliments of Mercy Medical Center, patrons are able to park for free in the Mary Catherine Bunting Garage, located at 330 Guilford Avenue, for two hours (maximum) from 7AM to Noon. Vehicles enter through the Pleasant Street entrance and bring their ticket to the Welcome Tent to get validated. There is an attendant in the cashier booth 24 hours/7 days a week who will take the validated ticket.
For more information on the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, visit www.promotionandarts.org or call 410-752-8632. Shoppers can stay in touch with the market and participating vendors all year long via Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtag #BmoreFarmersMkt.