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:
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!
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!
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
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!