NEW HAVEN - CitySeed’s third annual Winter Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Jan. 16 at Metropolitan Business Academy, 115 Water St. , according to a release.
The winter market will again be
held indoors at Metropolitan from 10a.mm to
1 p.m. and will continue
through the end of March, the release said.
CitySeed’s weekend markets return outdoors in
April, a month earlier than usual, the release said
"This year’s Winter Market will feature
a variety of 'Saturday brunch' menu items including hot drinks from The Coffee
Pedaler, sweet and savory baked goods from four renowned local bakeries – SONO,
Whole G, Sixpence Pie Company and Elm City Sweets – and prepared offerings from
a weekly rotation of food trucks including Farm Belly, Caseus and Chief Brody’s
Banh Mi. Farm fresh food items will
include root vegetables, greens, apples, cider, chicken, beef, pork, seafood, eggs,
mushrooms, dairy products, cheeses, jams and more. Knife and tool sharpening services will also
be featured," the release said.
"Family-friendly indoor activities
will again include Family Yoga by Full of Joy Yoga and live performances by a
series of local musicians. Each week the
market will feature an activity for kids ages three and older. New events this year include cooking
demonstrations and tastings with Small Kitchen Big Taste and bi-weekly food
workshops, including a cheese-making workshop led by Beltane Farm’s Paul
Trubey, and cookbook and gardening tool swaps. "
"All CitySeed Farmers’ Markets offer
Food Stamp Double Value Coupon Program, a nutrition incentive program that enables SNAP
recipients to double their money dollar for dollar at CitySeed Farmers’ Markets
– up to $10 buys $20 of CT-grown fruit, vegetables, seedlings, or canned fruits
and vegetables at each market each week," the release said.
Read about a benefit that was held for Cityseed here.
Labels: CitySeed, food, health equity, Metropolitan Business Academy, New Haven, winter market