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Amazing Shows This Week!

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This week, what an amazing array of musical talent we are blessed with! Did we mention it’s free? Come out for our first market of…summer?

4pm Albino!

6pm Vic Wong w/ Panique

School’s In (the Street)!

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We’re kicking off the school year on August 19th with activities from the Dolores Community Youth Alliance and 826 Valencia.

826 Valencia will be joining the Mission Community Market (MCM) on Bartlett Street for the first time! Come create your own stories with storyboards and art materials provided by 826! Next Thursday, 8/26, from Noon til 8:26, 826 Valencia will be hosting an all-day write-a-thon at their store! Come out to the MCM, grab some tasty fruit, then go energized into the write-a-thon!

Dolores Community Youth Alliance

The Dolores Community Youth Alliance (DCYA) will be opening their Thursday after-school food and nutrition program to all youth in the Mission – at the Mission Community Market! Come on out and bring the fam! Youth grades K-5 and 6-8 can check out the fruit at the market, buy some, and put together their own fruit creations! The tastiest dish for the least money wins! The DCYA will be hosting food-based activities on a bi-weekly basis throughout the fall. 
Bartlett Street for People Space
Part of the MCM’s mission is to provide a safe, interactive and fun space for the arts, for families and for youth activities – in the street. Streets are a public space that make up 25% of the land in San Francisco. In addition to car space, a street can fulfill its public purpose as a place for people. If the Mission is critically under-served by open space, why not take the opportunity of a weekly market to create more open space for people?
Dolores Community Youth Alliance Play Street

That is exactly what the Mission Community Market is doing. With school back in session, every Thursday the MCM will host a variety of youth and after-school programs on Bartlett Street – including arts, performance, nutrition, and play activities. Check it out! If your organization would like to bring its youth activities to a public space, drop us a line at mcm@missioncommunitymarket.org.

Local Line Up
This week we have the pleasure of being joined by awesome local musicians and the crazy feats of Abada Capoeira.

4pm Matt Lundquist
6pm Dave Mihaly
7:15pm Abada Capoeira

Matt LundquistDave Mihaly

Support your MCM
The MCM is a non-profit marketplace that has a mission extending far beyond a market. To create a true public space for the Mission Community, the MCM needs your support and participation. Demonstrate your support by making farmers happy! Or eat dinner next to some live music! You can also donate to the non-profit online or at the market for amazingly designed pins, magnets or letters. All designs are by Rigel Stuhmiller and letters hand pressed at the San Francisco Center for the Book on 16th Street. $2 for pack of 4.

Rigel Stuhmiller MCM Block Prints by Rigel Stuhmiller

More on the MCM

Funds raised will contribute to public space improvements, murals and community organizations participating in the market. The Mission Community Market originated from the Mission Streetscape Plan, a community-based planning process led by the San Francisco Planning Department. The Mission Community Market Collaborative is a partnership of non-profit, private and public organizations with fiscal sponsorship from the Neighborhood Parks Council. Supporters of the Mission Community Market include: The Office of Supervisor Campos, the San Francisco Police Department – Mission Station, Lower 24th Street Association, the San Francisco City Planning Department. Thanks to our sponsors and partners for making this happen:

   

Neghborhood Parks Council

Stay updated on the Market, activities at the Market, and seasonal foods.

http://www.missioncommunitymarket.org/
http://twitter.com/MissionMercado
http://www.facebook.com/mission.community.market

The MCM: It’s Magnetic!

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Come support your new community market this Thursday, August 12th and get MCM fridge magnets and pins! Available in limited supply. Walk home with your choice after a donation to the market or a giant bag of groceries!

Also available are packs of 4 brilliant postcards: beautiful block print designs by Rigel Stuhmiller and hand letterpressed at the San Francisco Center for the Book on 16th Street. $2 for pack of 4. Proceeds offset printing and production costs for the MCM.

MCM Block Prints by Rigel Stuhmiller

An Apple a (Thurs)day… 

Keep the doctor away with the first of this season’s apples from Hidden Star Orchards! And this just in: CIDER! Along with blueberries and grapes. Not to mention raw dairy products from Organic Pastures, the most unbelievable pluots from this planet via Twin Girls Farm, and great greens from Blue House Farm.
Hidden Star Orchards

Local Line Up

This week we have the pleasure of being joined by the ever-amazing Foxtails Brigade and Seth Augustus! Plus capoeira from Abada Capoeira.

4pm Enamored
5pm Foxtails Brigade
6pm Seth Augustus
7:15pm Abada Capoeira

Mission Community market Abada Capoeira

Foxtails Brigade, Source: flickr user m. berru

Community and Youth

We’d like to welcome our neighbor, the Community Music Center (CMC) to the market! Talk to a friendly student or teacher about the classes and events happening at their house on Capp St. or make some noise at their Instrument Petting Zoo!

 
Community Music Center – sfcmc.org

As we gear up for school next week, we are happy to have the Mission Beacon back and in action with art activities and fun! All youth welcome! As soon as the school year starts, we’ll have regular after-school programs AT THE MARKET with health, nutrition and physical activities for all youth. Come on down!

More on the MCM:  

Funds raised will contribute to public space improvements, murals and community organizations participating in the market. The Mission Community Market originated from the Mission Streetscape Plan, a community-based planning process led by the San Francisco Planning Department. The Mission Community Market Collaborative is a partnership of non-profit, private and public organizations with fiscal sponsorship from the Neighborhood Parks Council. Supporters of the Mission Community Market include: The Office of Supervisor Campos, the San Francisco Police Department – Mission Station, Lower 24th Street Association, the San Francisco City Planning Department. Thanks to our sponsors and partners for making this happen:

 

Neghborhood Parks Council

Donate now!
It costs thousands of dollars in permits and operational fees to get the market up, running and operating continuously. The Market is still in start-up phase, help it get to self-sustainability that much quicker! Every dollar counts! Donate online. Read more about the Market.

Volunteer! This is a community-powered market. The Market runs on community energy and support. Want to help? Send an email to mcm@missioncommunitymarket.org with “MCM VOLUNTEER” in the subject line. Let us know what you’d like to do. We need help with:

  • youth and art programming
  • blog and online updates
  • spanish translation
  • graphic design
  • volunteering during the market
  • community outreach

Connect!

Stay updated on the Market, activities at the Market, and seasonal foods.

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Peruvian Independence and the Return of the Classic(al) with Nuts, Berries, and Beans

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The Mission Community Market – your weekly portal to public space for people and freshly farmed foods is back for week two!Thank you to Danza Azteca and Abada Capoeira for opening last week’s market just right. 

New Foods

Join us for another delicious suite of produce from regional farmers. This week we’re spicing it up with nuts – raw, roasted or flavored – from Phil at Winters Fruit Tree! Poli Yerena of Yerena Farms is jumping in with blackberries, raspberries, and unique Mexican varieties of beans. While you’re picking up greens and strawberries, don’t forget flowers for the table from Tomatero and Blue House Farm. 

Escuchen Bien! 

We are delighted to be joined by Indianna Hale with Sean Olmstead. And a special thanks to the return of the Mission’s own Classical Revolution and Seth Augustus – brilliant musicians and stalwart MCM supporters. Thanks guys!


4-5pm Indianna Hale with Sean Olmstead

Felices Fiestas para la independencia de Peru! 

Join Nancy of El Perol and celebrate Peruvian Independence in the street! (Pisco sours not included). Antojitos Salvadorenos Aminta will return with pupusas as well as Sweet Constructions with tasty deserts. 

Spread the good word! 
Spread the word, the Mission Community Market is here! And here! This is a non-profit, community marketplace designed for the Mission and alive with artists, entrepreneurs and youth from the Mission. Help us get started by supporting our farmers, volunteering, donating, and getting your friends out! Every little bit helps to get the MCM off the ground. Thank you!

Tweet me: Mission Community Market. Every Thursdays. 4-8pm. Bartlett@22nd. New Community Farmers’ Market in the Mission.

Or me: Mission Community Market: Every Thursday, 4-8pm. Bartlett@22nd. Farmers’ Market, Local Artisans, Youth and Arts programs.

@MissionMercado 
http://www.twitter.com/MissionMercado
http://www.facebook.com/mission.community.market 

We can’t wait to see you all again!

 

First Market a Hit! More Next Thursday 4-8pm!

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The pipers, smiles, farmers and dancers say it all! It was a great day for the Mission. A street was turned into a symbol of what makes the Mission Community: A play street hosted by the Mission Beacon and Dolores Community Youth Alliance, YMCA Mission Girls youth painting a mural panel with Root Division artist Chris Treggiari, a space purifying ritual from Danza Azteca, the unbelievable Abada Capeoira, and Mission musicians Classical Revolution, Dave Mihaly, and Seth Augustus from Porto Franco. There were local crafts from MiSBA and the Women’s Initiative. And what’s more? Delicious foods. Amazing, fresh summer produce! Dry farm tomatoes from Blue House, fresh Sunny Farms basil, sold-out blueberries from Rainbow Orchards, sweet Tomatero strawberries, and sumptuous peaches from Twin Girls. Topped off with La Cocina snacks, the Mission Market’s Antojitos Salvadorenos pupusas, and Sweet Constructions‘ desert. Great to have the Mission out in the street! See you next Thursday, 4-8pm.