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June 13, 2013
New Rochelle BID
Urban Fresh Food Markets LLC
New Rochelle, NY, June 13, 2013 – The New Rochelle Downtown Grand Market opened Saturday, June 1 to hundreds of visitors and to more than two dozen vendors. The festive neighborhood food market features local farm-fresh fruit and produce, fish, meats, cheeses, baked goods and many other specialty foods. The market showcases artisanal products including guest vendors from Brooklyn, the ground zero of the artisanal food movement, and a weekly featured downtown restaurant as part of the BID’s Dine Downtown al fresco market dining court. The Grand Market is sponsored by the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID), Monroe College and Green Mountain Energy and will be held every Saturday through October 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 1 Library Green next to the New Rochelle Public Library on Huguenot Street between Memorial Highway and Lawton Street.
The success of the market’s grand opening has attracted several new vendors that will be available at the June 15th market including:
Gaia’s Breath Farms – Organic meats and produce
Mimomex Farms – Specializing in Mexican produce such as pipiche, alache and two kinds of papalo and chiles
Ronnie Brook Farms - Yogurt, fresh milk, creme fraiche as well as ice cream in pints
Crepes! – Fresh crepes made from market fruit, meats and cheeses
…and many more! Visit www.NewRochelleGrandMarket.com
In addition, the June 15th market will feature the new downtown restaurant Modern Pizza as a vendor and music and family entertainment from 11am to 1pm.
About New Rochelle Grand Market
The New Rochelle Grand Market was conceived and is operated by the New Rochelle Business Improvement District, a not-for-profit organization of New Rochelleans with the express purpose of enriching our downtown. Every Saturday, the market hosts more than a two dozen core vendors plus rotating sellers to create a varied and ever-changing shopping experience. To learn more about how the New Rochelle Grand Market aims to grow, nourish and inspire our community, become a Twitter follower, Facebook fan, blog reader and visit www.newrochellegrandmarket.com.