Mercado Kitchen: Mexican Style Grilled Corn

With this heatwave going through the city, we wanted to share the recipe of one of our summer favorites: elote asado or Mexican style grilled corn. You could use store bought mayonnaise for this recipe, but I find that the Read more

Mercado Kitchen: Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad

This super easy and quick recipe can be summed up in one word: summer. As you have probably already guessed from the title, the main cast in this colorful salad are tomatoes, corn, and avocado. Tomatoes are at their peak Read more

More Than a Vendor

Sure, we know who has our favorite pluots or who bakes a mean vegan brownie, but every vendor has their own story. Sometimes it's difficult to imagine these people outside of the market setting, but many of our vendors Read more

Only 2 More Markets in 2011 – Get Your Gift Boxes!

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Get your MCM Gift Boxes w/ Dandelion Chocolate Madgascar Bars, Arizmendi: Mission granola, Rubber Ducky Soap Co., and Emmy’s Pickles and Jams ! Plus Casa Bonampak flowers and Mystic World Press storybook! All for $30. Order now mcm@missioncommunitymarket.org to pick up this Thursday or Next.

Got Drupes? Ask Phil today at MCM

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Check out Karen Leibowitz’s awesome article on almonds and conversation with Phil @ the Mission Community Market:


Active Ingredient: Almonds – The Bay Citizen

Get your almonds, veggies and gifts all on this sunny 1st of December!

Final Day! Buy Local and Support Your Community Marketplace

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Final 2011 MCM is here!

Order an MCM Gift Box, with a fun assortment from the vendors below, including Dandelion Chocolate Madgascar Bars, Arizmendi: Mission granola, Rubber Ducky Soap Co., and Emmy’s Pickles and Jams! Plus Casa Bonampak flowers and Mystic World Press storybook! All for $30. Order now mcm@missioncommunitymarket.org or at today’s market! 

Or find your own unique combination of gifts from the vendors below:

Dandelion Chocolatehttp://www.dandelionchocolate.com/
Amazing bean-to-bar chocolate. Selectively sourced, carefully crafted, locally-made. 

Emmy’s Pickles and Jams – http://emmyspicklesandjams.com/
The perfectly delectable gift, savory, sweet or both! MCM fruit jammed and veggies pickled by Emmy and Jonah!

Envie Naturals – http://www.envienaturals.com/
Natural beauty products, including lotions, body oils, sprays and bath salts for all skin types

 
Georgie Girl Designshttp://georgiegirldesign.com
Independent designer Georgia Dwyer brings her entire set up of jewelry – metal, leather earrings, glass, stone and beads – as well as woven winter wear – scarves, gloves and hats!

 

Mystic World Presshttp://mysticworldpress.com/
Amazing hand-crafted books telling magical stories

Rubber Ducky Soap Co. – www.rubberduckysoap.com
Organic soaps, limp balms, mists and body oils from locally-sourced, natural ingredients.

Smokin Potteryhttp://smokinpottery.wordpress.com/
Downright amazing locally-made pottery by Jeff May. Great vases for flowers, perfect accompaniment to salts and spices at MCM, great bowls for fruit and more!

Whistle Works
One-of-a-kind hand-made ceramic whistles! Super fun designs! Great for a variety of whistling needs.

Zia Designshttp://ziadesigns.net/
Artist-owned designer company honoring latino and indigenous designs on T-shirts, hoodies and tanks. Hand-printed in SF. Designs are the bomb!

Kale Chips: Warning….Addictive!

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You may have tried kale sauteed as a side, blended into pesto, or massaged into salad. A new and delicious way to consume this nutritious green is as chips! Yes, magically this green turns into a crispy-crunchy healthy craving with just a little seasoning and a few minutes in the oven. Caution: you may want to eat these everyday. Try making them with all the kale varieties sold at Mission Community Market. Only three weeks left in this season!

Kale Chips

1 bunch kale
olive oil to lightly coat kale
Sea salt, to taste

Preheat oven to 300°F. Rinse and dry the kale, then remove the stems and tough center ribs. Cut into large pieces, toss with olive oil in a bowl then sprinkle with salt. Arrange leaves in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until crisp. **Watch them carefully in the last few minutes, as they turn from delicious to too dark brown in the blink of an eye!**

(Recipe adapted from Smitten Kitchen)

Holiday Gift box from Local Biz

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Just in time for the holidays…introducing our Winter-season gift boxes! Each box is loaded with treats from vendors at the market. This box features fragrant soap from Rubber Ducky Soap Co, delectable chocolate from Dandelion, organic pickles or jam from Emmy’s Pickles and Jams, baked treats from Arizmendi Bakery, and colorful paper flowers from Casa Bonampak. All of this can be yours for $30! Boxes will be available to purchase at the holiday markets December 1, 8 and 15th.

Or pre-order right now at mcm@missioncommunitymarket.org

You too can look this good with boxes.