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Microgreens ($5) from Grow Well Farms are rich in nutrients. Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media
Produce sold by Northbrook’s Red’s Garden Center at the new Winnetka Farmers Market includes tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers and herbs, grown both in Northbrook and a farm in Johnsburg, Ill. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Pretzel bread rolls (half dozen for $7.99) and sticks ($3) from Hahn’s Bakery are available at the Glencoe French Market. Photo Submitted
An assortment of mixed greens ($3 for a 4-ounce bag) are available from the Organic Teaching Garden at the Ravinia Farmers Market. Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media
The chocolate croissant ($3.45), from St. Roger Abbey, features a semi-sweet chocolate filling inside light croissant pastry. Maddy Tung/22nd Century Media
The Valrhona chocolate croissant ($3), made with the same buttery lamination as its traditional versions, is even further enhanced with a rich chocolate ganache made from Valrhona chocolate. Martin Carlino/22nd Century Media
Wagner Farm’s free-range eggs ($6 per dozen) come in white, brown, blue, green and pink, depending on the breed of chicken. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Staff Report
9:13 am PDT June 29, 2018
With the warm summer months finally here, local farmers markets are busier with residents looking for the best deals on fresh produce, fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses and the many other items on sale.