Coming Up: New Rochelle Farmers Market- Saturdays

10 Jul, 2014

By Loop Contributor

There are plenty of Greens on Library Green this Saturday!

Kale, Bok Choy, Arugula, Romaine, Collards, Peas, Leaf Lettuce and Dandelion are just a few of the greens that are in season and available at the BID Farmers Market at Library Green this Saturday. Stop by and see resident chef Sonia Urban to get advice for some tasty summer Green dishes.

SCHEDULE Saturday July 12th

9:00 am Market Opens

11:00 am BID Arts and Crafts: Sand Art FREE

11:30 am Market Cooking Demonstration

Sonia Urban FREE

11:30 am Live Music

from the New Rochelle Jazz Fest   FREE

2:00 pm     Market Closes for the Day

Now shopping at the BID Farmers Market just got easier!  It’s effortless to spend your Green on the Green for Greens.

BID Farmers Market is now accepting credit and debit card transactions! Visit the Market Manager booth to receive credit/debit tokens in $5 and $10 increments that can be used to purchase products from participating vendors.

Market Vendors this Saturday

Backstreet GalleryOriginal Art & PostersCaptain Lawrence BreweryMicro Brewed Beers Eden FreshMediterranean Artisan foods, humus, falafel,etc.Luscious Little Dessert Co.Baked goodsMigliorelli FarmsVegetables and Orchard FruitMonroe Culinary – Dining LabSpecial  Tastes from Monroe’s Culinary SchoolNR ArtisansLocal artisan craftsNY Vineyards/AOC WinesWinePain Le BrisArtisanal BreadPura Vida FisheriesSeafood fresh from Hampton BayR&R ProduceNaturally grown vegetables and Orchard FruitsSorell SourcesSpecialty Cheese, Meats, Organic Poultry and EggsSweet Things & Wild ThymeLocal Honey, Syrup and Body ProductsTasti D-LiteSweets & TreatsYoung TycoonsSweets & Treats-Popcorn & Cotton Candy StandZest FoodsPickles, Spices & Teas

Market Spotlight

Pain LeBris

New Rochelle came to know (and love) the artisanal breads of Jean Yves LeBris when he was baking at the Bread Factory, a part-commercial/part-retail business at 30 Grove Street that LeBris debuted with a partner. Le Bris has moved on to a solo career. A French born and trained artisanal bread baker with more than 50 years of experience baking and selling breads to some of the biggest names in New York City and Westchester County, Jean now bakes his own line of artisanal breads that include authentic French Baguettes, Ficelles, Italian Paesano and Ciabatta.

His stand at the market is always busy and often sells out so come early so you don’t experience the pain of having no Pain.




BID Arts and Crafts: Sand Arts

Another great children’s  crafts day at the BID’s GreenCraft Tent. Join BID craft leaders Karina Cortez and Nicki Fudge in making a cool, colorful sand art bottle to take home.

All the supplies and friendly guidance provided – from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm. FREE




A Taste of the New Rochelle Jazz Fest

Back by popular demand are cool sounds for a hot day from the New Rochelle Jazz Fest (Saturday, July 12th and

Sunday July 13th  with organizer  Brian Carter as he jams with friends. Why not buy some Market food and beverages and continue your downtown Saturday at the New Rochelle Jazz Festival on Library Green. 11:30 am FREE




Dine on the Green Ready to Eat Vendors for the day

The Dining Lab Contemporary American

The Dining Lab is Monroe College’s culinary restaurant operated and staffed by students from their award winning  School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts.  At their pop-up dining facility students cook and serve dishes from an on-trend menu painstakingly prepared with fresh ingredients. At the Market experience why the Dining Lab student chefs are constantly coming home with the blue ribbon from culinary competitions across the country. More>

Frères de Lyse Crepes  French cuisine

Students from the French American School prepare traditional French crepes with sugar and lemon, Nutella, cheese ham and eggs.More>

Agua Fresca  Mexican cuisine

Chef Adrian Leon creates traditional Mexican and Latino dishes infused with the dynamic, sophisticated flavors he mastered in New York City’s finest restaurants.  Born in Mexico City, Adrian acquired his passion for food while learning traditional Mexican cooking from his mother.  More>

A Place to Go Caribbean cuisine

Caribbean cuisine meets American soul at A Place to Go, a recent addition to the city’s burgeoning restaurant scene. The large smoker (pictured) was a huge draw at last years market. More>

Cooking What’s Fresh at the Market

Visit Sonia while she cooks up some greens on the Green.  To become inspired about ways of using your totally fresh and local purchases, stop by and see what Sonia Urban is cooking up to.

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