It’s back! The CTAC Artisans & Farmers Market —
The Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans & Farmers Market returns on October 6 with a wide variety of vendors selling their foods, goods, and wares each Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendors will set up inside the Carnegie Building and on the Bidwell Plaza, while weather permits. To date, the participating vendors include:
Bear Earth Herbals
Bear Creek Organic Farm
Bliss Gardens Farm & Community Kitchen
Boards by the Bay
Half Moon Acres
Love Your Shrub / Lucy’s Teas with a Purpose
Michigan Magnets & More
Michigan Mushroom Market
Peaceful Valley Farm
Rolling R Farms, LLC
Spirit of Walloon Market Garden
Two Acre Farm
The Petoskey District Library and CTAC will once again sponsor “First Friday for Foodies” culinary demonstrations in CTAC’s kitchen from 11 a.m. to noon on the first Friday of each month. Bear Creek Organic Farm will host the first culinary demo on Friday, October 6. Farmer and Proprietor, Anne Morningstar will make a roasted winter squash salad with goat cheese, topped with a roasted garlic and honey vinaigrette. There will also be roast garlic butter and some of Local Eats’ fresh bread to accompany the salad. Upcoming “First Friday for Foodies” dates and demos are as follows:
October 6: Bear Creek Organic Farm
November 3: Grain Train
December 1: Blackbird Gardens
January 5: Watta Cookie
February 2: Moxie Chocolates
And once again, Blissfest Music Organization is set to provide weekly musical entertainment.
The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans & Farmers Market is to provide our local artisans and farmers a venue at which to sell their locally grown or handmade products and to provide a unique shopping experience for residents and visitors.
For more information on the CTAC Artisans & Farmers Market, to register, or to become a member, contact the Crooked Tree Arts Center at 231-347-4337 or visit www.crookedtree.org. The Crooked Tree Arts Center is located at 461 E. Mitchell Street, downtown Petoskey.