Tuesday, June 14, 2011

This Week at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market - June 16

Bike to Work Week Special Activity at Noon
-The Bicycle Garage will conduct a bike education/repair clinic.

Alexian Brothers Health System Booth – health information and screenings

Davey Tree Booth – educational information about trees and our environment

City of Elgin Booth – From the Community Development department will be information from the Health division for the summer months.

Salon Couture Booth

Downtown Neighborhood Association Booth - Harvest Market Snack Bag Raffle (Specifically for the Cyclist or Public Transit Commuter but not limited to) - Raffle tickets are $1 or free with Market Membership or with proof of bike/helmet or transit card. Drawing will be at 1pm.

(FOR KIDS & ADULTS!) ECCO/ECN’s Sustainable Booth - Elgin Public Museum
Some things are not easily recycled. Discover new innovative ways scientists are tackling problem substances like oil and Styrofoam.

(FOR KIDS & ADULTS!) Community Booth - Gail Borden Public Library
Learn about knights of chivalry, dragons and fairies, castles of old, a medieval fair and summer reading quests! Enjoy story time with a Royal Reader. Bring your camera and pose with a medieval character. Pretend you are royalty or even a knight in shining armor!

NEW! Beginning this week new educational signs will start popping up around the market helping customers and the public alike learn terms like grass-fed and locally grown, how to compost and practice it at the market, learn why Downtown’s are sustainable, and see a map of where our vendors and their products came from!

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