Valentine's Day Market + Opening Celebration!

  • Sugar Beet Schoolhouse 349 Ashland Avenue River Forest, IL, 60305 United States

LOVE IS IN THE AIR! CELEBRATE OUR NEW HOME FOR COOKING AND GROWING!

Sugar Beet Schoolhouse will be open to the community for a special Valentine's Day Market and celebration of our new home for programming and community events. 

$5 suggested donation at the door. All proceeds go to the Sugar Beet Schoolhouse Scholarship Fund. 

14 LOCAL ARTISAN VENDORS!
Betty Plum Handmade Confections - small batch toffees and candies
Buttercream Bakery - beautifully decorated cookies
Chocolate Twist - yummy caramels, peanut butter cups and more
Chubby Love Bake Shop- adorable cupcakes
Four Elements - Herbal Teas and Body Care
Garland Flowers - beautiful little arrangements for your sweetie!
Gotta B Crepes - handmade crepes on site!
Karl's Craft Soups - heartwarming soups made from scratch
Knock Out Pickles - locally made pickles by our friends at Opportunity Knocks!
Mama Grows - beautiful handmade soaps + body products
One Earth Film Festival - learn about the Midwest's Environmental Film Fest
Rare Bird Preserves - artisan jams and curds
Sitka Salmon Shares - sustainable fishies from Alaska!
Sugar Beet Food Co-op - coffee and more
Windy City Wine Guy - local sommelier makes wine even more fun!


FREE COOKING WORKSHOPS from 11am- 2pm. 
Our chef educators Matthew and Wendy will be leading hands on cooking classes in the kitchen. Make a delicious hummus from scratch or try your hand at homemade naan! We'll have the rolling pins out for kids to roll out dough and make their own flatbreads. 
Kids and adults are welcome to join us as space permits. 

THE BLENDER BIKE! 11am-2pm
Our Blender Bike will be pumping out delicious and healthy smoothies throughout the event. Kids love to see how the blender moves with the bike pedals as they wait for their smoothie to come together!