Music by Andy Hartin, Art and Fine Craft, Local Produce, and Artisan Foods at the Riverwalk Market Fair 2018 Season Closing Day on October 20

Music by Andy Hartin, fresh local produce and artisan foods, and the area’s finest art and craft, all at Riverwalk Market Fair’s 2018 season closing day, Saturday, October 20 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, in historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

Seasonal Produce from Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Craft

Local farmers have late season fall produce such as apples, squash, beets, radishes, kale, potatoes, beets, Brussel sprouts, onions, and carrots, maple syrup, and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, baklava, jams and jellies, and locally roasted coffee.

Fiber art, wood hand-crafted home accessories, fused glass, photography, painting, and jewelry are among the fine art and fine craft for sale.  All art and fine craft is original work, designed and created by the artists.

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Featured Farmer: Enchanted Woods

Aaron Ray and Molly Woods, owners of Enchanted Woods, have been producing maple syrup on their family’s farm for four years.  They both are St. Olaf graduates that returned from different seven-year excursions. They love being a part of the community and selling their tasty products at the market fair.

 

Music on October 20 by Andy Hartin                                                                  

 

 

 

 

Thanks for a Great 2018 Season!

Thanks to so many including our Market Manager Brian Randolph, logistics crew Trever, Emmett, Lia, and Celia, our Board of Directors, and our founding visionaries.

Thanks to the musicians who entertain us, and who help to create the energy and atmosphere that is Riverwalk Market Fair.

Thank you to our vendors who work so hard every day, all year, to create, grow, and make the wholesome, beautiful, useful, natural products that speak to our souls and nourish our bodies.

Thanks to the City of Northfield, to Northfield’s downtown business community, to the Northfield Police, non-profit organizations, and residents of Northfield, who have helped to build, support, and sustain our market over the past years.

And thank you, most of all, to everyone who attends, buys, travels to, enjoys, and helps by your presence to create Riverwalk Market Fair.

Our Market exists for you and because of you.  Thank you all for making it happen.  See you in 2019!

Music by Matt Arthur, Art and Fine Craft, Local Produce, and Artisan Foods at September 29 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Matt Arthur, fresh local produce and artisan foods, and the area’s finest art and craft, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday, September 29 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, in historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

Seasonal Produce from Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Craft

Local farmers have late summer produce such as tomatoes, sweet corn, melons, apples, green beans, snow peas, radishes, broccoli, zucchini, cauliflower, Asian and head cabbage, kohlrabi, cucumber, kale, potatoes, green peppers, sweet peppers, beets, onions, carrots and herbs, as well as honey, flower bouquets, and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, baklava, jams and jellies, shaved ice, and locally roasted coffee.

Pottery, wood hand-crafted home accessories, fused glass, photography, jewelry, painting, and fiber art are among the fine art and fine craft for sale.  All art and fine craft is original work, designed and created by the artists.

Featured Farmer/Food: Treats by T

The Hirman’s started making their ghost pepper sauce in 2012 and have added a few other items.  Their list of products includes a handful of salt seasoning mixes, dog treats, and smoked peach Fair, but people who have tasted their products fall in love! habanero jam.  Treat’s by T’s best seller is there Ghost Pepper Sauce that is both hot and sweet; a perfect combination of both.  This is their first year being a vendor at the Riverwalk Market

 

Music on September 29th from Matt Arthur

Matt Arthur is a talented musician who currently lives and performs in Northfield. His voice calls to mind Johnny Cash, John Darnielle, and Nick Cave.

Matt’s influences with his music range from Neil Young to Bob Dylan, and even the Rolling Stones.  He’ll be playing from 9 am to 1 pm on Bridge Square in Northfield

Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at September 15, 2018 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music from Russell Franek; fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, and the Northfield Public Library Book Bike, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday September 15 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, in historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

Seasonal Produce from Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Crafts

Local farmers have summer produce including tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, green peppers, sweet peppers, eggplant, patty pan squash, romaine, green and red butter lettuce, cabbage, Swiss chard, arugula, kale, kohlrabi, fennel, snow peas, spinach, radishes, green onions, potatoes, cilantro, broccoli, apples, and herbs, as well as flower and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, jams and jellies, and locally roasted coffee.

Jewelry, fiber art, watercolor paintings, photography, glass art, wood-working, and pottery are among the fine art and fine crafts for sale.  All art and fine crafts are original work, designed and created by the artists.

For a complete list of the vendors scheduled for this Saturday visit www.RiverwalkMarketFair.org.

Featured Farmers: Chromatic Catering

Gwen Anderson, from right here in Northfield, has had a great first year as a vendor.  Her paella is made with all locally sourced ingredients from the Northfield and surrounding areas make her stand a hit every time she’s there.  Gwen starts the day by making a breakfast type paella with bacon, sausage, and optional duck egg topping.  After that is devoured she moves on to a brunch type paella with local sausage, braised turkey, and locally-grown shrimp as a optional topping.  Each plate has the option of being made gluten-free and vegan topping options as well.  Get their early on Saturday to gobble up a plate of Gwen’s delicious offerings! 

Featured Artist: Kids for Thought

             Charlotte Babler, author and publisher, is back at the Riverwalk Market Fair for the 2018 season.  She has written and published eleven children books thus far and they range in topics from; I Wonder a series all about wondering thoughts for kids, Gilbert and Tootie Make Soup, Moms Stew, plus three books all about spring, autumn, and winter.  Charlotte also has done pre-school curriculum; perfect for in-home child care providers.

Stop down to the Kids for Thought vendor booth on Saturday and take a look at all of her wonderful books.

 

Music on September 15th from Russell Franek

            Northfield raised, Russell Franek, will be performing on Saturday September 15, 2018 at the Riverwalk Market Fair.  Russell is known for his great guitar playing, soulful sounding voice, and people really enjoy the music he plays.  He’s also a part of two other bands; Harley and the Butcher and The 8th Street Band.