On Saturday, March 12 Community Markets and Natural Awakenings join forces to host a Food, Family and Fun event at the Mt. Kisco Indoor Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This gathering of foodies, farmers and health and wellness groups is designed to celebrate local food and community, with cooking demos provided by local chefs from restaurants like Blue Pig and Bellizzi. Shoppers will learn how to make healthy soups and juices from the fresh fruits and vegetables available at the market, and receive useful tips on cooking with greens.
Children are encouraged to bring their backpacks and visit the posture experts from Stern Chiropractic as they give free backpack analysis and orthotics evaluations. Other events include face painting, a drumming circle with Karen Maier, and Tai Chi and kids’ yoga demonstrations. Organizations like Green Drinks of Westchester, Green Mountain Energy, Hanover Hilltop Farm, InterGenerate and the Westchester Land Trust will also be on hand to provide information.
Community Markets, celebrating twenty years of building community-oriented markets, presents this Indoor Farmers Markets all winter on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mt. Kisco, Briarcliff, and Mamaroneck. They’re also in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, visit communitymarkets.biz. The Mt. Kisco Famers Market is held at the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 Main St. in Mt. Kisco. Visit the Natural Awakenings website at WakeUpNaturally.com.
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