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Pre-Cinco de Mayo @ MCM TODAY

Posted on by Jean in Blog, Zia Designs | 1 Comment

We may be a few days early, but come stocked with feast-worthy fare for your weekend celebration. Snag some fish from Coastside for tacos, and citrus or strawberries to serve a twist with your classic margarita. ZIA will also showcase hand-made apparel in celebration of the holiday, displaying their dedication to “producing original artwork honoring indigenous mexican roots.” This year brings the 8th annual party in Dolores Park celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. 10am-6pm. Check out SF Cinco …

Organic Asparagus –> IN SEASON

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Carrot Almond Salad from 101cookbooks.com This week L&J Farms come to Bartlett Street. They specialize in organic asparagus, garlic, green onions and lettuce. Did you know asparagus can grow up to 6 inches in one day? Must be all that vitamin C, thiamin, and potassium. Want great ideas for asparagus? Try this fresh, delicious carrot asparagus salad, from fresh food aficionado and cookbook author Heidi Swanson at 101cookbooks.com

HAPPY MAY DAY!

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In the spirit of the movement, we’d like to introduce Local Artist & Printmaker Michael Roman According to his site, “Michael Roman is an activist. He rails against the injustices of the world in his work, yet his work walks between the lines of reality and unreality and connects the dots of consequences.” See more of Roman’s art here. He will have his handmade stencils and screenprints for sale at the market this week. “Born and raised in Los Angeles, Roman …

Eggs, Pottery and Artist Opportunities

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Featured Treats – Fresh Tomatero Eggs and Local Arizmendi Breads This week Arizmendi Bakery will be joining us with their savory and sweet concoctions, as well as Tomatero Farm, who will be bringing their pasture-raised eggs that are firm, bright and delicious. Straight from the famer, “our eggs are so fresh they could have been produced less than 24 hours from when you purchase them!” Handmade Pottery Local Artisan, Jeffrey May, makes one-of-a-kind pieces of pottery as Smokin’ Pottery, “individually …

Introducing the Mission Mercado Match

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Beginning this season at MCM, we will match $1 for every $1 spent through CalFresh (EBT) as part of the Mission Health Promotora Project (MCM’s bilingual nutrition outreach program, with CARECEN and Urban Sprouts). Our mission is to engage all peoples and families in the Mission and provide better access to healthy, fresh foods. Mission Mercado Match is brought to you this season (2012) thanks to a grant from Rainbow Grocery. Find us at the info table at 22nd and Bartlett …