A Sweet Addition to MCM

A woman hangs out of a window, leaning over the edge to serve grits. On the other side of the window, the grits are cooked in small batches, with lots of cream, cheese, and hot sauce. That’s the vision that Read more

Shop Whole Foods Potrero and Castro to Support MCM

Thanks to Whole Foods Market, when you shop at the Potrero or Market-Castro stores, bring in your own bags for groceries and you'll have the option of receiving a 5¢ credit (per bag) or to donate the 5¢ to MCM. Read more

Mercado Kitchen: Quick Persian Pickles

If you haven't picked up cucumbers from Blue House Farms yet, now is the time. Quick pickling the cucumbers is simple and results in sweet, tangy pickles that are perfect on kabobs, in burgers, or thrown on salads. They're easy Read more

Commonwealth & MCM Partnering up

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Commonwealth restaurant will donate $10 to the Mission Community Market for the sale of each tasting menu purchased throughout September. Well, we’re pairing up with Commonwealth in another delicious way this month–the Chef’s Market Box!

Our Chef’s Market Box is more than a CSA–it’s a set of ingredients sourced from MCM’s vendors, perfectly portioned to create a recipe designed by a local culinary rock star. The market boxes are sold in partnership with Good Eggs.

Chef Jason Fox of Commonwealth has created an exclusive recipe that truly celebrates what’s in season. This market box contains all the farm-fresh ingredients you’ll need to create a chilled pepper soup, beet and spinach salad, and early girl tomato bruchetta. Order today and it will be ready for pickup or delivery on Thursday, September 27th.

Cook like Lauren Kiino of Il Cane Rosso

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It’s time for another Chef’s Market Box–a delicious meal inspired by the Mission Community Market, designed by a top local chef, and prepared by YOU! MCM provides a recipe from a pro and all the ingredients you’ll need, and you prepare a delicious, snazzy, restaurant-worthy meal for two in the comfort of your own home.

This week, you’ll be cooking a recipe from Lauren Kiino, the Executive Chef and Owner of Il Cane Rosso who was also Delfina‘s Chef de Cuisine for eight years. Her recipe this week is for a pasture-raised 4505 Meats lamb burger with cherry tomato salsa over mashed potatoes with a mixed greens salad. All the produce included in this recipe is local and organic, sourced from Happy Boy FarmsWinters Fruit TreeTwin Girls Farm, and Blue House Farm. Plus, if you like a little something sweet after your dinner, add an artisan 70% Madagascar dark chocolate bar from Dandelion Chocolate in with your order.

In a little under an hour, you can transform fresh ingredients from MCM’s vendors into a spectacularly flavorful dish. Click on the order button at the top of this page to get started on this exciting culinary journey!

Whip Up a Local Chef’s Recipe at Home

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It’s never too early to start meal planning, is it? We’re excited to have a new Chef’s Market Box available for sale now through our partnership with Good Eggs. This Chef’s Market Box offering is from Chef Brian Kimball of The Magic Curry Kart. The recipe is for Thai Green Curry with brown jasmine rice. You also have the option to include some sustainably-farmed shrimp to round out the meal. As always, the Chef’s Market Box will include a recipe and all the ingredients you need to whip up a tasty seasonal recipe. Place your order now and it will be ready for pickup or delivery on Thursday, August 16th!

 

Get your hands on a new chef’s market box!

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We’re excited to have a new Chef’s Market Box available for sale now through Good Eggs’ spiffy new website. This week’s recipe is from Chef Nick Adams of The Corner Store and The Salt House. As always, the Chef’s Market Box will include a recipe and all the ingredients you need to whip up a tasty seasonal recipe, all sourced from the Mission Community Market vendors.

This week’s box includes ingredients and a recipe for savory papas bravas with a salad of arugula, stone fruit, and ribboned squash. We’ll give you exactly what you need to execute this dish perfectly, and you’ll feel like a gourmet chef at home!  Take one look at this enticing plate and you’ll be clicking through to the order page in no time!

Place your order for this week’s Chef’s Market Box today and get it on Thursday, August 2nd! You can opt to have it delivered to your home or office, or pick it up at one of our convenient pickup locations.  We recommend grabbing yours at MCM on Thursday, where you can enjoy all the awesome goodness that the market has to offer.

Order Your Chef’s Market Box NOW for July 12th!

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Two weeks ago, our Chef’s Market Box was so popular that we had to put a limit on the number sold!  You can get a jump on your weekly meal planning and order your Chef’s Market Box today for this Thursday, July 12th. This week’s recipe comes to us from from Chef Ryan Baker of Cuisine Naturelle and Naked Kitchen SF. The recipe he’s designed exclusively for the Mission Community Market is freshly-made tagliarini pasta tossed with broccolini, summer squash, spring onions and mint, alongside a beet salad with fennel, radishes and tarragon. The box will include everything you’ll need to create this delicious seasonal meal! Place your order today for pickup or delivery this Thursday!