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1000 Cooper St
Memphis, TN, 38104

Welcome to the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market! We're small but we're like family. You can find us in the parking lot of First Congo every Saturday morning 8am-1pm. Come browse our market for a locally-sourced selection of fresh produce, grass-fed meat, homegrown herbs, warm baked goods, all-natural soaps, fresh-cut flowers, hot coffee and live acoustic music. We are family, kid, and dog-friendly. Visit us this weekend!

Take a Walk on the Cooper-Young Side!

CYCFM Newsletter

Take a Walk on the Cooper-Young Side!

Lauren Boyer

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Our Neighborhood, Cooper-Young, will be filled with energy this weekend! This week, Birmingham Magazine featured a piece on Cooper- Young being the hippest neighborhood in Memphis! Read more about it here:

http://www.al.com/bhammag/index.ssf/2016/05/cooper-young_is_the_coolest_ne.html

This weekend is the first Cooper-Young Garden Walk! Explore our community gardens and enjoy a piece of heaven here on Earth.

Here is a blurb from the Garden Walk’s Facebook Event Page:

“Cooper Young Garden Walk” is a self-guided tour of 20 private, urban, offbeat gardens and 4 business green spaces located in the Cooper Young neighborhood. Garden styles run the gamut from organic vegetable gardens and free range chickens to cottage, formal, whimsical, and serene. You can visit the gardens in any order.Early bird tickets are $10 and day of sale tickets are $15. (Early bird ticket holders have the chance to win a gift basket valued at $200).Get tickets online at cooperyoung.org.
The Brochure/Map will be available at the Gazebo at Cooper/Young on May 21. Carol Reese, our Keynote speaker, will speak at 10am at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 Cooper. Additional events include: paint finish demonstrations at me + mrs. jones, 889 Cooper, "Ask-A-Master-Gardener" and "Urban Forestry" Booths, and various garden vendors. Many Cooper Young businesses will offer discounts that day.

There’s also a piece featured on the I Love Memphis Blog!

http://ilovememphisblog.com/2016/05/cooper-young-garden-walk-2016/

Oh my, do I love Memphis!

This Week at the Market

Delta Sol Farm-Certified organic vegetables and cut flowers including : Beets, chard, kale, lettuce, basil and an assortment of beautiful flower arrangements

Cold Comfort Farm- Kale, Chard, Lettuce, Radish, Eggs, and Heirloom Tomato and Pepper Plants

Flora Gardens- Chicken and Duck Eggs, Sauerkraut and Kimchi

Sandy’s Farm- Red and White New Potatoes, Yellow Squash, Pickling Cucumbers, Grape Tomatoes, Cabbage, Asparagus, Bok Choy, Red Lettuce, Spring Onions, Mint, and Strawberries!

Tubby Creek Farm- Certified Naturally Grown produce, raw honey, pasture raised American Guinea Hog pork and goat meat.

Lockard's Produce- Cool Season Vegetables!

Jones Orchard- Strawberries! Jams and Jellies and assorted baked goods

Midtown Herbs- Plant starts including herbs, flowers, milkweeds for Monarchs and more. Beeswax candles, hand poured assortment of tapers and shapes.

Loch Holland- Pork and Eggs

Roots Memphis- lettuce, chard, bok choy, radishes, tomato starts, and succulents

North Memphis Collective- Collards, Curly Kale, Red Iceburg Lettuce, Ruby Red Swiss Chard, Osaka Purple Mustard, Turnips, Rutabaga, Monitor Mint,  Chocolate Mint, Rat Tail Radish, Cucumbers

Renaissance Farm- Grass Fed Beef, Pasture Raised Poultry, Free Range Eggs, Forest Raised Tamworth Pork, Pasture Raised Lamb

West Wind Farm-100% Grassfed Beef, Pastured Pork, Pastured Chicken and Turkey, Raw Milk and Eggs

Flavor Mavens- healthy hand blended seasonings and herbal teas

Lilees Gourmet Bakery- A variety of Gluten-Free Zucchini Muffins

Farmhouse Barkery- Farm House Barkery® will be at the market with our full line of All Natural, Fresh Oven Baked Dog Treats in Regular, Sensitive, and Grain Free.

Eneydi Lopez- The Best Tamales in Memphis! Also featuring Empanadas and Hibiscus Tea

The Creamery Memphis- Midtown Made Gelato and Sorbet

Hot Mess Truck- Breakfast Tacos and Nachos served on handmade tortillas!

Artisan Vendors:

Cosgrove & Lewis- Embossed soaps. New gardener soap line! Loofah soaps.  Lotion unscented and your pick of scents!

RP Funderburk- Birdhouses made from Reclaimed Medium

Sumaq Sairi- Eco-friendly necklaces made from recycled orange and lime peels and seeds

Wilde Fabrications- Repurposed metalworks and handcrafted furniture

Community Partners:

Dogs 2nd Chance- Saving the Stray & Abandoned One Dog at a Time

Streets Ministries- Restaurants in Midtown have teamed up for a great cause June 6th - 9th! Special plates will be offered to all customers who present a STREETS Week ticket at each participating restaurant. Ticket holders will be able to redeem each restaurant’s offer any day of the event week, but can only redeem each restaurant's offer once. Tickets can be purchased for $40 and will be on sale now through Friday, June 3rd. 100% of proceeds from ticket purchases will go directly to Streets Ministries. You don't want to miss out on this fun, local, inaugural event!