Green City Market’s “A (Mostly) Veggie Affair”

Green City Market’s veggie-friendly fall fundraiser, A (Mostly) Veggie Affair is Thursday, November 9 at Lakeshore Beverage (400 N Elizabeth St.). Guests will enjoy a walk-around stationed tasting featuring local chefs’ all-vegetable savory and sweet dishes made with Green City Market vendor produce. Complementing the array of delicious vegetarian fare, Green City Market Board member chefs will prepare meat-centric dishes.

 

VIP tickets allow a limited number of guests early access to A (Mostly) Veggie Affair from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., as well as passed apps from select chefs, live jazz duo, and an exclusive specialty cocktail. Tickets are $65 for General Admission (from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and $80 for VIP access (entry at 5:30 p.m.) and are available on Eventbrite at: https://2017amva.eventbrite.com or can be purchased in person at Green City Market info booth on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m in Lincoln Park, Thursdays from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Park at Wrigley, and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Mary Bartelme Park.

 

Event participants include the following with more to come!: Eden, Arbor, Publican Anker, Forbidden Root, Floriole, Farmhouse Chicago, The Radler, Vie, Quiote, Cruz Blanca, Abby’s Crepes, Salero, Good Fortune, Fonda, Eataly, Verzenay Patisserie, Travelle Kitchen + Bar, Cookies and Carnitas, Granor Farms, and Bad Hunter. Beverage offerings include a juice tasting from Here.Co, tastings from five to six local craft breweries from Lakeshore Beverage, including Goose Island, and cocktails from Scofflaw/Heavy Feather, S.K.Y. and Travelle Kitchen + Bar.

 

A (Mostly) Veggie Affair is generously hosted by Lakeshore Beverage. Digital sponsorship is generously provided by Goose Island, Interactive Health, Getaround, DAVIDs TEA, and BND Interiors. All proceeds from the event go to the market’s Link Card Matching Program, so that all Chicagoans can access the healthy and sustainably-raised foods sold at Green City Market.

 

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About Green City Market

Green City Market is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1998 that creates a sustainable food system in Chicago through farmer’s markets, outreach, access, and educational programming. Green City Market values education about quality food and its source, the preservation of sustainably farmed land, a vibrant thriving community of local farms, and consumption of locally grown foods. Green City Market operates multiple year-round market locations throughout Chicago. Additionally, Green City Market offers robust educational programming and increased access to healthy, sustainable food both at-market and across Chicagoland. For more information, visit http://www.greencitymarket.org/.

Chefs prepping for the 2016 event
Guests speaking with Chef Paul Virant (2016)
Guests enjoying the event in 2016
Ice sculpture
Guests enjoying the 2016 event