Text Box: A Market Tradition began in 2010…. 
and continued through 2013.

Our Fifth Annual 2014 Feast of the Harvest Moon was held on Tuesday, September 9th 
at Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth.  Our theme this year: 

“Cultivating Strong Communities” 

We dined on a sumptuous meal composed completely of local ingredients conceived and prepared by Zehnder’s amazing Executive Chef,  Mr. John Zehnder. 

We were entertained and enlightened by our very special Guest Speaker, Frankenmuth native
 Dru (Bernthal) Montri, PhD, a founder and Director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association.

Get your tickets at the Market !! 
Please plan on joining us !!

“The Feast of the Harvest Moon” was held on Tuesday, September 9 at Zehnder’s, with a silent local art auction of rural, culinary, Market and farm related contributions from local celebrity artists.  At 6:30pm, plans for the Market’s future permanent home were revealed for the first time, followed by a five course farm-to-fork feast by Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, ACE, OGT, AAC using ingredients from Market vendors. 

 

The menu for the evening was as follows:

 

SOUP COURSE

Anishinabe Dahmnaboo

“Three Sisters’ Soup”

Native Americans knew that the combination of corn, squash and beans provided for a healthy diet - a traditional Chippewa autumn dish

 

APPETIZER COURSE

Goat Cheese & Wild Mushrooms in a Buttery Strudel ~ Warm Peach Coulis

On a Bed of Micro Greens Tossed with Chive Vinaigrette

 

INTERMEZZO COURSE

Market Medley of Olive Oil & Sea Salt Roasted Vegetables

Zucchini, Summer Squash, Cauliflower, Red & Yellow Sweet Peppers

Dipping Sauces

Baba Ganoush, Basil Pesto and Hummus

 

ENTRÉE ~ “Surf & Turf”

Braised Beef Steak with Sweet Onion Stuffing

and  

Maple Glazed Salmon Fillet

Cheddar Au Gratin Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans

 

DESSERT COURSE

Supermoon Salute:  Light Lunar Lemon and Golden Honey Cheesecake Moons

Raspberries, Blackberries, Blueberries and Mint

 

Text Box: Our THANKS to the COMMUNITY and our WONDERFUL FEAST of the HARVEST MOON SPONSORS for
SUPPORTING YOUR MARKET !!

Zehnder’s Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, ACE, OGT, AAC enlightens our guests with a summary of the evening’s fare

Market President Michele Bernreuter shares the wonderful news about the Market’s recent 501c3 non-profit status and unveils the plans for the FUTURE HOME OF THE FRANKENMUTH FARMERS MARKET !

The FUTURE HOME OF THE FRANKENMUTH FARMERS MARKET will be located between the Frankenmuth Credit Union Administration Building and DaVinci’s Restaurant on North Main Street.

 

This is an eastern elevation rendering of the Market’s new home as viewed from Main Street.

Project designs are being contracted through DSSF Architectural.

Special Sponsorships coordinated through the Frankenmuth Community Foundation are encouraged for your show of support to the Frankenmuth Farmers Market.  Please consider a tax deductible contribution toward establishing the permanent home for the Market!!