The announced that it will hold a grand opening for Mount Kisco's new farmers' market on Jan. 21. The farmers' market, which was started after the previous one folded last year, had a soft opening on Dec. 3. To get an idea of what to expect locally, a video from is embedded in this article.
Below is the press release announcing the grand opening:
The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester (BGCNW) announces the grand opening of Mount Kisco’s official year-round indoor Farmers’ Market on Saturday, January 21, 2012. The market showcases more than forty regional vendors in addition to special activities and demonstrations.
In collaboration with John Boy’s Farm and Slow Food Metro North, the market will highlight regional farmers and vendors including All You Knead Artisan Bakers, Clean Ridge Soap Company, Healthway Farms, Hudson Milk, Hummingbird Ranch, John Boy's Farm, Kontoulis Family OliveOil, Healing Home Foods, Krazy for Kazu, Madura Farms, Meredith's Bread, North Winds Farm, PickleLicious, Cabbage Hill, Red Barn Bakery, the Farm Foodie, Gluten-Free Kitchen, Capaccio Pasta ,Newgate Farm and Wil-Hi Farm.
The grand opening of the Farmers Market will feature a number of special events including a pig roast and demonstration provided by farmer John Boy and delicious pulled pork sandwiches and other goodies made by Erica of Erica’s Kitchen in Bedford. There will also be a special performance by local high school students’ band, The Jazzy Jays and the Em Kays.
The market will also feature the one-of-a-kind "$5 SlowFood Challenge," a gourmet meal prepared each week from local and organic ingredients, all available at the market. Dishes are available for breakfast, lunch and to-go.
“A local farmers’ market is vital to the community,” explains BGCNW Executive Director, Brian Skanes. “This market will provide the opportunity to encourage community members to consider healthy food options while supporting local and regional farms.”
The market will take place Saturdays, from 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. in the BGCNW gymnasium. The market will be moved outdoors as the warmer months arrive. For more information, please contact Shelley Waln at email@example.com.
The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester is located at 351 Main Street, Mt. Kisco, NY and can be reached at (914) 666-8069 or by visiting www.bgcnw.com. For the latest news, photos and updates, please "like" the Club on www.facebook.com/BGCNW and follow on www.twitter.com/BGCNW.