Music by Helen Forsythe, Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at October 7, 2017 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Helen Forsythe; fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday October 7 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 early fall produce such as apples, squash, beets, sweet corn, melons, green beans, snow peas, radishes, broccoli, zucchini, cauliflower, Asian and head cabbage, kohlrabi, cucumber, fresh salad greens, kale, potatoes, green peppers, sweet peppers, beets, onions, carrots and herbs, as well as tomatoes, honey, maple syrup, flower bouquets pastured raised chicken, and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, jams and jellies, Greek sweets, 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 Farmer:  The Grovestead

        

    Rory and Becca Groves are raising pastured meats; chickens, lamb, chevon (goat), and pork.  They are trying to find buyers interested in quality, organically, raised meat.  They moved to Northfield five years ago to raise their family in a more rural/natural setting.  The Groves say, “We are city kids trying our hands at living in the country, and so far, we are loving it!”  www.thegrovestead.com

Featured Artist: The Jade Dog Designs

            Darcy Horn has recently moved to Northfield and will be joining us at the market for the end of the season.  She creates jewelry that is hand beaded and formed from recycled materials.  Darcy began her beading career making art-to-wear and successfully ran her own business selling her own work online, in galleries, and at juried art shows.  For the past six years she’s evolved her beadwork techniques to make personal and political sculptures.  www.thejadedog.com

           

Music on October 7 by Helen Forsythe

    Helen Forsythe is a singer who also plays the banjo and enjoys singing bluegrass and folk music.  She’ll be playing her music on Saturday October 7th from 10-1 on Bridge Square.  Come and see her play while shopping at the Riverwalk Market Fair.

Music by Just Add Banjo, Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at September 30, 2017 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Just Add Banjo; 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 30 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 early fall produce such as apples, squash, beets, sweet corn, melons, green beans, snow peas, radishes, broccoli, zucchini, cauliflower, Asian and head cabbage, kohlrabi, cucumber, fresh salad greens, kale, potatoes, green peppers, sweet peppers, beets, onions, carrots and herbs, as well as tomatoes, honey, maple syrup, flower bouquets fresh eggs, and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, jams and jellies, cheese, 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 Farmer:  Groveland Confections

            This is the first year for Groveland Confections at Riverwalk Market Fair and the great items have been a hit at the market.  Their sweet creations are made with everything fresh from scratch daily in our kitchen.  They use only the finest ingredients, butter, cream, vanilla and cane sugar and the best courvature milk, dark and white chocolates that have been hand selected from around the world to match the flavor profile for each of their unique confections.  www.grovelandconfections.com

 

Featured Artist: My Enough

            Birgit Feig is a Northfield resident in her first year of being a vendor at the market.  She creates high-quality, homemade, household items.  Starting with superior quality fabric, she sews each item, dye, and screen print it on one of her original designs.  The items that are sold include tablecloths, table runners, cloth napkins, and placemats.

Music on September 30th by “Just Add Banjo”

   Newly formed group, Just Add Banjo, is comprised of four ladies including; Christa Veltri, Kate McDonnell, Alicia Stencel, and Rachel McIver Morey.  They’re a music collective of women who play folk, pop, country, and originals, bringing their distinctive harmonies and instrumentations to each song.

Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at September 23, 2017 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Martin Anderson; 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 23 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, and herbs, as well as, flower bouquets, farm fresh eggs, meat chickens, 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 Farmer:  Twin Oaks Orchard

    Pat McBride and his wife Jan have owned their farm for twelve years and have been developing their two-acre orchard ever since.  They offer naturally grown apples with no synthetic input.  Pat works hard at growing good fruit that, although not always cosmetically perfect, is free of synthetic pesticides, fungicides, etc.  Their farm and orchard are located near Wanamingo.

Friend of the Market: Northfield Public Library Book Bike

           

Northfield Library Book Bike at the market

The Northfield Book Bike has been at almost every Riverwalk Market Fair this summer and early fall.  The bike is a combination of a bike that pulls a trailer with a two-sided book shelf.  The Book Bike has been a great hit in the community this summer; hitting up many different areas in town and different events.  It’s become a staple of the market and is a large attraction for kids of all ages!

Minnesota Grown Sponsored Survey on Riverwalk Market Fair

            A survey is being conducted online about our market and whether you’ve been a customer for years or only been once, we hope that you’ll take an opportunity to help us learn about our market.  The website for the survey is: tiny.cc/Riverwalk  Best part is that you could win a $25 gift card!

 

Music on September 23rd by Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson has a rustic sound to his voice and a great sounding guitar that will entertain the market on Saturday.  He plays a large variety of music from older country, Rolling Stones, and other classic rock.  His band has been playing around the city of Northfield for quite a few years including Carleton College, The Contented Cow, and many others.

 

Vendors for 9/23:

Artists – 

Cannon River Bowl & Spoon

Zach Stadler Photography

Bumbleberry Stitch

Vagabond Cafe

Wheelie Awesome Natural Products

Angie’s Accessories

Trinket Foundry

Just Me Geralyn & Glass

Prairie Creek Pottery

Essentials by Tracie

Idlewilde

Farmers – 

Pheng Yang Produce

Twin Oaks Orchard

Schoolhouse Apiary

Season Flowers

Mississippi Hills Produce

Ruf Acres Farm

Goodtree Farmstead

Groundwire Coffee

Crack of Dawn Bakehouse

Sogn Valley Produce

Martha’s Eats & Treats

Rebecca’s Greek Kouzina

Groveland Confections