Community Collaboration Yields Year-Round Farmers’ Market in Mount Kisco

The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester (BGCNW) will officially begin a year-round, indoor Farmers’ Market on Saturday, January 21, in Mount Kisco. The market showcases more than twenty five regional vendors in addition to special activities and demonstrations.

In collaboration with John Boy’s Farm and Slow Food Metro North, the market will offer visitors one-of-a-kind access to regional farmers and vendors including Wave Hill Bread, Clean Ridge Soap Company, Healthway Farms, Hudson Milk, Hummingbird Ranch, John Boy’s Farm, Kontoulis Family Olive Oil, Healing Home Foods, Krazy for Kazu, Madura Farms, Meredith’s Bread, North Winds Farm, PickleLicious, Cabbage Hill, Red Barn Bakery, the Farm Foodie, Gluten-Free Kitchen, Capaccio Pasta, Newgate Farm and Wil-Hi Farm. The $5 Slow Food Local Harvest Meal, a gourmet meal prepared each week from local and organic ingredients, is a special feature of the market. Dishes are available for breakfast, lunch and to-go.

Enjoy this video from the Chappaqua-Mount Kisco Patch taken on Dec. 3 during their soft opening.

“A local farmers’ market is vital to the community,” explains BGCNW Executive Director, Brian Skanes. “This market will provide the opportunity to encourage community members to consider healthy food options while supporting local and regional farms.”

The market will take place Saturdays, from 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. in the BGCNW gymnasium. The market will be moved outdoors as the warmer months arrive. For more information, please contact Shelley Waln at swaln@optonline.net.

The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester is located at 351 Main Street, Mt. Kisco, NY and can be reached at (914) 666-8069 or by visiting www.bgcnw.com. For the latest news, photos and updates, please “like” the Club on www.facebook.com/BGCNW and follow on www.twitter.com/BGCNW.

About the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester
The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester was established in 1939 as a place for “boys to get off the streets.” It is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and enabling young people, especially those who need it most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Located in Mt. Kisco, NY, the 36,000-square-foot facility features an eight-lane pool, Child Care Center, gymnasium, game room, and two computer labs, and an additional 1,600-foot Teen Center facility. The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester serves 2,000 youths, boys and girls ages 6 months to 18 years, from more than 60 Northern Westchester communities. The Club has been ranked among the outstanding Clubs in the national network of Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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