Wednesday, June 15, 2011

This Week at the Market

Saturday, June 18 has something for everyone!

Book Signing & Chef Demo with Sheri Castle
Book Signing: 8:30-9:30 a.m. + after the Demo
Chef Demo: 10:00 a.m.
Chef Demos are sponsored by Whole Foods Market
Sheri Castle is the author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes, which celebrates and promotes the delicious, healthful homemade meals made possible by the diverse array of seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in the South and around the nation. She melds culinary expertise, storytelling, and humor to inspire people to cook with confidence and enthusiasm. She lives in Chapel Hill, N.C., with her husband Doug Tidwell, daughter Lily, and beloved dog Domino. Join Sheri this Saturday for a demo featuring green beans and a book signing before and afterwards!

Kids Learning Patch: Chickin Feed
Sponsored by The Captain Planet Foundation
Come visit Chickin Feed during the Market this Saturday and find out all about good FARM GRUB. We'll have lots of "fun stuff to build healthy habits" and free stickers for the little chickins! The tools from Chickin Feed will help you get the whole family eating better!

Slow Food Atlanta Ice Cream Social
12:30-2:00 p.m.
in the garden of St. Philip’s Cathedral
Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Chapter of Slow Food International and the Peachtree Road Farmers Market.
Taste the best frozen treats from Atlanta pro and amateur chefs participating in the Fifth Annual Slow Food Atlanta Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social fundraiser! Join us for delicious homemade, not-necessarily-traditional ice cream and sorbet flavors made from fresh ingredients. Tickets are available for purchase online for $15 each and earn Slow Food fans a taste of each flavor and a ballot to vote for his or her favorite. Children ages 5-10 are $5 and children under 5 are free. Please bring a spoon from home or purchase a compostable spoon for $1 at the social. FREE SAMPLE: Check out last year’s post about the Ice Cream Social and take a listen to the sounds of sweetness (as recorded by WABE)!

- Jennifer Maley

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