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edibleWOW Magazine and Taste The Local Difference
Present Cooking Demo Series at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market
Ann Arbor Chefs Focus on Products Fresh from the Farmers that Come to the Market
Ann Arbor, MI – The third Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting in May and running through October, is sure to be a crowd pleaser at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market (315 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104). In partnership, edible Wow magazine and Taste the Local Difference have created a cooking demo series that focuses on the products that local farmers bring to the market.
During the event, Ann Arbor Chefs perform cooking demos using seasonal ingredients from vendors at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. Attendees of the demos will have the opportunity to meet the chefs and learn how to create delicious recipes using local ingredients from the market. Tastings included with each demonstration.
“It is important to the values of edibleWOW that we provide opportunities through events such as this for the market goers. These events enhance their experience at the market by sharing the expertise of the local area chefs in a unique setting,” said Robb Harper, Publisher of edibleWOW.
Kicking off the series is Chef Ji Hye (Wednesday, May 16) from Miss Kim’s Korean Restaurant, who will be sharing her secrets for making fresh kimchi.
Series Featured Chefs include:
Chef Nic Simms of the Jefferson Market, June 20th
Chef Maggie Long of Jolly Pumpkin, August 15th
Chef Joel Panozzo of the Lunchroom and Detroit Filling Station, October 17th
Chef Bob Bennet of Zingerman’s Roadhouse July 18th
Chef Ji Hye of Miss Kim’s Korean Restaurant September 19th
In addition, Roos Roast Coffee will be on site providing free samples of their coffee that has been specially chosen to complement the chef’s dish that day. We also have a drawing for guests that includes a variety of items from our chefs, vendors, and sponsors.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Interested attendees can learn more and share their interest in attending the event via Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/events/270882080116871/.
About edibleWOW Magazine
edibleWOW Magazine is your guide to the local foodshed in Southeastern Michigan. We’ve been telling the stories of this southeast Michigan farmers, food and beverage artisans, bakers, brewers and chefs for nearly 10 years. Our coverage area started with Wayne, Oakland, and Washtenaw counties—that’s where the WOW comes from—but we’ve expanded to include all of Southeast Michigan. Unlike traditional food magazines, we skip the highly personal food reviews and instead focus on the food producers. We believe that the farmer is as important as the chef, the bartender is as interesting as the brewer, and the local people who are changing the food system should be as famous as the Detroit Tigers.
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About Taste The Local Difference
Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s Local Food Marketing Agency, committed to offering affordable marketing services to the state’s farms, farmers markets, and other local food businesses. TLD educates consumers and promotes the importance of local food and agriculture to help the entire state realize the economic, social, environmental benefits of local food.
About Ann Arbor Farmers Market
The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is a producers only market dedicated to bringing fresh, local food to the City of Ann Arbor. Visit us Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7 am – 3 pm, May through December, and Saturdays 8 am – 3 pm December through April. A part of the City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation, the market hosts over 120 vendors, and receives roughly 13,000 visitors a day during the summer months. Founded in 2019, the market is home to many multigenerational farms and has been serving the community for 99 years.