Food & Dining
Santa will be at the Freight House Farmers' Market on Saturdays in December. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FHFM   
Thursday, 29 November 2012 14:10

The elves at the market have been busy making all sorts of wonderful Christmas items, by hand in their homes and farms. You will find fragrant handmade soaps and candles, home made fudge, bakery items, cheeses, oils and vinegars, canned items from the Amish elves and honey for your sweet, and too much more to mention.

If you have stockings to fill just see Elf Dawn for her candy delights! Every flavor and size for all those good little girls and boys.

I am sure you can find it at the Market, and be sure to ask the vendors if you don't see something, they just might have it in their knapsack.

Christmas is coming the Goose is getting fat!

Please do put a penny in the old man's hat
If you haven't got a penny, a ha'penny will do
If you haven't got a ha'penny, then God bless you!

This Christmas carol puts a smile on my face every year, and I hope you are smiling too. All of the geese are spoken for this Christmas, but you still can put a fresh, pasture raised turkey on the table. Turkeys are still available from Behnke Poultry and you can visit their web site at www.behnkepoultry.com or call them at (563) 285-7844

A good deal for Christmas just got better! 

For each $25 in Freight House Farmers Market Gift Certificates you buy you will also receive your choice of a T-Shirt or Cookbook for FREE!

Be sure to buy plenty as they make great gifts.  Remember that the certificates support local farmers and vendors and 100% of the money stays local!  Great food, wonderful gifts and local vendors all will add to you Christmas this year.  Stop by the Market and pick some up on any Tuesday or Saturday during December. They are good all year round at all of the vendors so pick some up for yourself and enjoy the market all year.

 
Free sausage samples tomorrow! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelly Lao   
Friday, 16 November 2012 15:44
Sausage Saturday Tomorrow!!!
with Jerry's Market!

Drop into GAHC anytime from 10am till 2pm to sample sausages and other treats from Jerry's Market from Moline!

Stock Up Now for Holiday Meals & Great Gifts!

Local Products from Local Producers!


Free Samples!

Upcoming Sausage Saturdays!

10am-2pm

Join us tomorrow SAT. NOVEMBER 17th for Samples from Jerry's Market in Moline, IL
SAT. NOVEMBER 24th for Samples fromBavaria Sausage in Madison, WI
SAT. DECEMBER 15th for Samples from Bierstube/Haun Meats, Dubuque, IA

 
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse is having a Thanksgiving Brunch/Buffet PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Anne Coffman   
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 11:36
The Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, John Deere Commons, Moline is having a traditional Thanksgiving Brunch/Buffet, Thursday, November 22nd, Thanksgiving Day from 11am-3pm.

Chef Steve Hall is preparing all of your Thanksgiving favorites with all the trimmings.

Adults $20, Children $10, High chair age are free.

Make your reservations today by calling 309-736-0100.

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Thanksgiving at Thunder Bay Restaurant PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Anne Coffman   
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 11:29

Thursday, November 22th 10am-4pm

Thunder Bay, Brady St, Davenport is serving a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, November 22th from 11am - 3:30pm. They will be serving all of your Thanksgiving favorites such as Roast Turkey, Ham, Sage Stuffing, Mashed potatoes & Gravy, Candied Carrots, Buttered Corn, Sweet Potato Casserole, Salad bar, Assorted Pies and Dessert Bars.

Adults-$16.99, Children (age 5-10)-$8.49, 4 and under: free.

Make your reservations today by calling 563-386-2722.

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Contest Encourages Travelers to Share Their Tasty Traditions along the Mississippi River PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kate Hagen   
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 11:15

Fans can share recipes, restaurant reviews for chance to win $250

MADISON, Wis. (November 13, 2012) – For folks along the Mississippi River, food is more than simple sustenance; it’s woven into the area’s culture and history. Now travelers along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway have a chance to share their own experiences with food along the river for a chance to win $250 in the Tasty Traditions Contest.

Fans can share a restaurant review of their favorite place along the Mississippi, a photo, a favorite recipe or a personal story about their own tasty traditions for a chance to win $250. The entries will be compiled into a blog so readers can share each other’s experiences.

To enter, visit www.experiencemississippiriver.com or www.facebook.com/GreatRiverRoad before January 11, 2013.

The Mississippi River Parkway Commission is a 10-state cooperative organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents and visitors to the Great River Road National Scenic Byway and Mississippi River Valley.

Established in 1938 and nearly 3,000 miles long, the Great River Road National Scenic Byway offers travelers charming river towns, lush forests, bluffs, big cities and sprawling rural vistas. Along the way, more than 60 interpretive centers in 10 states tell the fascinating story of the Mississippi River. From Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, visitors experience rich and diverse history, culture and landscape. Year-round, there’s something for every traveler along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway.

For more information and to start planning your trip along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway, visit www.facebook.com/GreatRiverRoad or  experiencemississippiriver.com.

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