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Eli’s Cheesecake, Wright College & the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Celebrate the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program Graducation

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National Cheesecake Day Celebration at Eli’s Cheesecake–first sampling of the day is Eli’s Vanilla Bean Cheesecake (8am to 9am)

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The National Cheesecake Day Celebration is on Thursday, July 29th with free slices of a new flavor each hour from 8am to 6pm

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Celebrate National Cheesecake Day at Eli’s Cheesecake World on Thurday, July 29th

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Chicago Tribune Food Policy Writer Renee Enna Speaks to Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Students as part of the Summer Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program sponsored by Eli’s, Wright College and CHSAS

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Dr. Bechara Choucair, Director of the Chicago Board of Health Speaks to the Chicago High School for Ag Sciences Summer Sustainable Agricultural Students at the Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Market

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We were honored to have Dr. Bechara Choucair, the Director of the Chicago Board of Health,¬† speak at the Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Market to the Chicago High School for Agriculture¬† Students in the Summer Sustainable Agricultural Entrepreneurship Program.

Dr. Choucair has a global perspective to public health issues and inspired the students with his background and the innovative programs that he is developing for Chicagoans.

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Dr. Choucair with the CHSAS students following his talk.

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At the Eli’s Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers Market on Thursday, July 15th

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Vaughn High School Students at the Market selling compost from the school!

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Eli’s partners from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences at the Market

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Eli’s Neighbor, the New Horizons Center for the Developmentally Disabled, at the Market

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Today was Wright College Allied Health Day at the the Market with free blood pressure testing at the Market and for our neighboring businesses in the Wright Campus Business Park.

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Nichols Farm & Orchard is magicial in it selection & service!

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Eli’s Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers Market every Thursday this summer–photos from July 1st

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Opening Day for the 11th Annual Eli’s Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers Market–Now Every Thursday this Summer

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Eli’s, Wright College, Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences and Local Beet Announce Summer Lecture Series in Sustainable Agriculture in connection with the Thursday Eli’s/Wright Farmers Market (from June 24 to July 22)

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Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Market Celebrates Another Great Season!

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Held every Thursday starting in mid-June, the Eli’s Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers Market has developed a loyal clientele of market shoppers and vendors over its 10 year history. Unique for its educational component with Wright College, the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences and the Master Gardeners of the University of Illinois Extension and its social service partners in New Horizon Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Vaughn High School, Bright Endeavors and Urban Meadows, Eli’s hosted a celebration to thank all the partners and Chad Nichols of Nichols Farms for his strong support and participation.

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Eli’s Neighbor, Vallie Petterson of Paasche Air Brush takes advantage of fresh flowers at the Eli’s/Wright Farmers Market

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Eli’s Kathy Kirby is both our Protocol Director and our Farmers Market Manager. It has been Kathy’s hard work and optimism that has made the Market successful.

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Eli’s commitment to culinary excellence is in large part due to our Executive Vice President, Jolene Worthington’s, love and understanding for fine foods. Here Jolene celebrates with Jennifer Doezie, Eli’s People Person, and a burgeoning chef.

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Eli’s Marc Schulman thanks Mary Lou and Amy of Wright College for their strong partnership in making the Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Market such a success.

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