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Amateur chefs are invited to put their culinary creativity to the test by making their own salsa at the 2012 Salsa Challenge presented by Taxco Restaurant.  The Salsa Challenge will take place at Discover Sycamore’s Farmers’ Market on Sunday, September 9th, at the corner of Somonauk and Elm Streets in downtown Sycamore.  The contest will begin at 11am, judging at noon and the winners will be announced at 1pm.

Come compete head to head with other local salsa enthusiasts. The contest is limited to 25 participants and pre-registration is recommended, as contestants are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis.  The entry fee is $10 per salsa before Wednesday, September 5th.   For a registration form Click Here .  The entry fee for day of registration is $15 per salsa, and contestants must arrive and register before 11am.  Tomatoes will be provided, but contestants must provide all other necessary ingredients and kitchen utensils. First, second and third places will be awarded prizes from Taxco Restaurant.

“We encourage people to get creative and think ‘outside the box’ when submitting their recipes,” said Jesus Romero, owner of Taxco Restaurant. “The more unusual entrees will surely attract attention from the judges, “he added.

The 2012 Salsa Challenge is brought to you by Taxco Restaurant and Discover Sycamore.  For more information please contact Discover Sycamore at (815)895-3456 or visit discoversycamore.com.

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Discover Sycamore’s Farmers’ Markets will return Sunday, June 3 on the corner of Somonauk and Elm Streets in downtown Sycamore.  The market will run through September 30, providing the community with a variety of goods for purchase, activities and live entertainment.  The market will be open every Sunday from 10am-2pm.   Discover Sycamore’s Farmers’ Markets are brought to you by Kishwaukee Community Hospital and Castle Bank.

 

The market will feature both homegrown and homemade products, allowing customers to buy fresh and local.  Not only will it showcase fresh, locally- grown produce but also baked goods, hormone-free meats, artisan cheeses, various wines, roasted coffee beans, homemade pet treats and more.

 

This year’s vendors include Windy Acres, Crump Family Gardens, Ledfoot’s Pet Bakery, South Street Coffee, Inc., Waterman Winery and Vineyards, Inc., Olives 4 You, Theis Farm II, Larson’s Country Market Inc.. Harvest Horizons LLC, Farm Direct Black Angus, The Cheese People of Beloit, Elliot and Sons Bison LLC, Gourmet on the Go and Great Harvest Bread Company.

 

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Discover Sycamore is seeking vendors for the 2012 Sycamore Farmers’ Market. The market is held Sundays, June through September (with the exception of July 29) from 10am-2pm in the City Center Parking Lot located at the corner of Somonauk and Elm Street.   All vendor applications must be received by May 1, 2012.  2012 Farmers Market Application

Last year, Discover Sycamore added live entertainment to its weekly market and will once again be looking for talented musical acts.  Interested  musicians should contact the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce at 815-895-3456 or director@discoversycamore.com.

The Discover Sycamore Farmers’ Market has become a staple in the Sycamore community, attracting many to the downtown area every Sunday.  This year’s market will once again provide the community with fresh quality fare and an opportunity to buy their products locally. The market will also feature fun activities for the whole family including guest chefs, live musical performances, and more!

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Discover Sycamore’s Farmers’ Market is seeking vendors for the 2011 Market. The market is held Sundays, June through September (with the exception of July 31st), from 10am-2pm in the City Center Parking Lot located at the corner of Somonauk and Elm Street.

The Discover Sycamore Farmers’ Market has become a staple in the Sycamore community, attracting many to the downtown area every Sunday.  This year’s market will once again provide the community with fresh quality fare and an opportunity to buy their products locally. The market will also feature fun activities for the whole family including guest chefs, live performances, kids’ activities and more!

Anyone interested in becoming a vendor should contact the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce at (815)895-3456. All applications must be received by May 2, 2011.

2011 Farmers Market Application

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Discover Sycamore’s Farmers Market is ready to bloom! The 2010 Market will once again be held Sundays June through September on the corner of Somonauk and Elm Street in Downtown Sycamore from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m.

From breakfast to dinner and all the snacks in between enjoy this opportunity to buy fresh, local products.  This year’s market will include a many new vendors offering a variety of products for you and your entire family.

Also new this year, Discover Sycamore member businesses are focusing on providing a fun filled experience for all who attend. Enjoy cooking demonstrations, gardening classes, Kids Gone Green Veggie classes and more!

Headed into its 6th Season, Discover Sycamore’s Farmers Market is growing! This year’s vendors include; Crump Family Gardens, Farm Direct Black Angus , Great Harvest Bread Company, Larson’s Country Market Inc., Ledfoots Pet Bakery,  Nickles, Red Bar Winery, Stojan’s Vegetables, Sweet Sensations, The Cheese People, Theis Farm II,  Waterman Winery and Windy Acres.

For more information on Discover Sycamore’s  Farmers Market contact Discover Sycamore at (815)895-3456 or visit our website at www.DiscoverSycamore.com. You can also find the Farmers Market on Facebook!

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Salsa Challenge 2009

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