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Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar Hosts
Cooking Demo Double Header

On Sunday, July 15, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar features a double header of amazing chefs demonstrating how to transform summer produce into delicious dshes.
9am: Laura Henderson of Peach Tree Wellness , a Baltimore-based certified nutritional specialist and a licensed dietitian/nutritionist, prepares a healthy watermelon gazpacho with the market’s fresh bounty.
10:30am: Jade Marie Nesbitt of Sunday Feels with Jade and the Caprikorn Farms goat cheese stand cooks delicious zucchini fritters topped with a corn salad and goat cheese. With an abundance of affordable zucchini at the market, Jade will show a tasty way to create an affordable meal.  
Free Blood Pressure Screenings offered by Mercy Medical Center

The Progressive Care Unit at Mercy Medical Center is providing free blood pressure screening services each month at the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar on the following dates: July 15, August 19, September 16 and October 21. Many thanks to this group of nurses specializing in caring for stroke patients at Mercy Medical Center!
Pick of the Week Recipe:
Tomato Squash Gratin
By Sandy Lawler

Lots of folks say they don’t like zucchini or eggplant. This culmination of fresh summer bounties will change their minds! Serve as a side or as a light meal with hunk of rustic bread to sop-up the delicious juices.

  • 3-4 good sized ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 4-5 medium zucchini, summer squash or small, slender eggplant, thinly sliced into medallions
  • 1 large onion
  • Sauté sliced onion until just caramelized

  1. Slice assorted fresh squash and tomatoes 1/4”; wash a few stems of fresh thyme
  2. Oil the bottom of a gratin dish and stack-layer slices of fresh squash, top with some onion, slice tomato, salt and pepper, repeat. 
  3. Top with fresh thyme and good olive oil. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour. 

*A mandoline will make the slicing a breeze!
Bazaar Vendor Spotlight: Baltimore Hoop Love
Baltimore Hoop Love is celebrating its ninth year at the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar.

This troupe of circus performers shares the art of hula hooping and juggling with families at the market. If you haven't tried a hula hoop yet, we invite you curbside to enjoy your market breakfast and watch the spectacle. Then, if you like, become part of the spectacle by trying out a hula hoop. 

Baltimore Hoop Love has hoops of all sizes and a belief that you can do it if you try. Talk with a member of the circus team today to get your hula hoop or juggling practice started.
Register Now for Chef Egg Live: Family Cooking Class August 5

Each month through October, from 9:30am-11:00am, Chef Egg will teach families how to create meals using farm fresh ingredients. Classes feature a tour of the market followed by a hands-on cooking class supported by Mission Thrive Summer graduates and students. Classes are $10 per person and participants can register here .
Education Program Spotlight:
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts
The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar hosts the Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts (MASCD) which works for and with the 24 soil conservation districts in Maryland to promote practical and effective soil, water and related natural resources programs to all citizens.

MASCD strives to support agricultural producers grow viable crop while protecting our natural resources.

First Sundays presented by Aetna Better Health of Maryland!

  • Aug 5 - Time to Read
  • Sept 2 - Back to School Teacher Appreciation
  • Oct 7 - Fall Harvest
  • Nov 4 - Happy Harbor
  • Dec 2 - Holiday Art Expo
Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar

Open every Sunday through December 23, 2018
 7am - 12pm

Located under the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX I-83)
at 400 East Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

*Compliments of Mercy Medical Center, patrons can park for free in the Mary Catherine Bunting Garage, located at 330 Guilford Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202, for two hours (maximum) from 7am to noon.
Vehicles should enter through the Pleasant Street entrance. Bring your ticket to the Welcome Tent for validation. 

A Friendly Reminder About Pets at the Market

Pets are not allowed at the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, and it is a Baltimore City Health Department ticketable offense of up to $1,000.00.
The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, a 501 (c)(3) serving as the city's arts council, events center and film office.