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Celebrating Black History Month at the Midtown Farmers Market

February 2nd, 2023

Black History Month is a time to celebrate and honor the achievements of the Black community. The Midtown Farmers Market is proud to celebrate Black History Month with special community programming and support the Black artists and Black-owned businesses year-round.

Black History Month Programming

Saturday, February 4:

  • Join Black Coffee Roastery to learn about the History of Coffee Bean Roasting at 10 a.m.

Saturday, February 11:

  • Participate in a contest to win a free tarot card reading with Radical Wellness with Isabel from9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  •  Search for a free fashion giveaway at FIG Mobile Fashion Boutique; market guests are encouraged to stop by the mobile fashion rig from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  to find the prized hidden item!

Saturday, February 18:

  • Check out the squeezer machine demonstration for kids with Lit Lemons and enjoy a free lemonade (while supplies last).

Saturday, February 25:

  • 10 a.m. – Screen printing techniques demonstration with Nurelle Creations
  • 10 a.m. – Cooking demonstration with Cakes By Jeff the Chef plus free cake samples (while supplies last)



Get to know the local Black-owned small businesses at the market every Saturday:


Brown Sugar Farm

Brown Sugar Farm is a Black-owned urban farm based in Citrus Heights dedicated to connecting the community with naturally grown flowers, fruits, and veggies. 

Owner: Nathaniel Brown 







Goodful Inc.

Serving Sacramento delicious, organic eats straight from local farms and businesses, Goodful’s Bounty Box delivers fresh goods with produce from Midtown Farmers Market farmers.

Danielle Rinderknecht







Yisrael Family Farms


This family-owned farm is transforming the hood for good by using agriculture to engage, employ & empower communities. They offer handmade body care products using herbal ingredients from their gardens.








Black Lily Naturals

Black Lily Naturals offers handcrafted home fragrances and body care. All of their products are handmade in small batches and their signature and seasonal scents are a must in any living space.

Owner: Chandra Stewart







Black Coffee Roastery

Black Coffee Roastery is owned and operated by Dante Williams who has a passion for freshly roasted coffee with quality beans. Purchase roasted beans and try a handcrafted coffee drink from their booth every Saturday.

Owner: Dante Williams 







FIG Mobile Fashion

FIG Mobile Fashion is a mobile business for anyone who shares an appreciation for fashion — both modern and vintage. All items are carefully selected with love.  Just seeing Stephen’s FIG Mobile Fashion rig is a not-to-be-missed experience. 

Owner: Stephen O’Steen 







Cakes by Jeff the Chef

Chef Jeff Taylor has turned his childhood passion for baking into a flourishing small business. Try his made-from-scratch cheesecakes that are loaded with specialty toppings. 

Owner: Jeff Taylor 







Louise’s Creations Natural Soaps

Louise uses natural ingredients and essential oils to handcraft artisan shea butter and goat milk soap. Some of Louise’s most popular soaps are rose petals and lavender. 

Owner: Louise Pugh








Chef Pharoah launched 1837Vegan, an organic, GMO-free, vegan pop-up and weekly delivery service. His most popular offerings include barbecued jackfruit, the chef’s plate with mac ’n’ cheese, and various jarred sauces that enhance the dish’s flavors.

Owner: Pharoah Davis







Nurelle Creations

Nurelle Creations is a lifestyle brand featuring original art and ethically sourced products, focused on the Sacramento Region. Everything is designed and printed by hand on high-quality super soft fabrics.  

Owner: Nurelle Harrigan 







Isabel Emilie

Isabel Emilie is devoted to intersectional, liberational & decolonial approaches to self-discovery through healing, coaching, and ritual. As a spiritual alchemist, she combines yoga philosophy, reiki, crystal healing, spell work, and tarot card reading. 

Owner: Isabel Emilie Gonzales 







I Am The Temple

I Am The Temple offers a selection of Herbal Remedies from bath salts, skin oils, smudge bundles, hydrosols, healing salves, herbal dream pillows, herbal hair rinses, hand-rolled incense & Caribbean Florida Water.

Owner: Ayana Forbes







Yummy Honey

Yummy Honey is a black-owned kosher honey business, with five signature blends of honey.

Owner: Kushinda Little








Lit Lemons

Lit Lemons specializes in fresh squeezed lemonade with a twist. It’s their goal to provide a one-of-a-kind experience the whole family will enjoy! 

Owner: Helen and Antwuan Benoit 







Blossom Bathhouse

Blossom Bathhouse offers handmade bath and body care products. They are best known for their vibrant fizzing bath bombs to upgrade any self-care routine.

Owner: Jazmine Bonnett








Meet the artists who help bring the market to life with music:


Jas elevates songs from any and every genre, along with original songs featuring live looping techniques, acoustic guitar, percussion, vocals, and most notably saxophone symphonies.









As a local DJ and producer, Ajani is always bringing fresh beats and mixes to Midtown. You can count on him to sample hip-hop favorites with an emphasis on Bay Area sounds to hype any crowd.








Join us every Saturday at the Market to see in person these incredible vendors. Tag us on social media @midtownfarmersmarket about your experience at the market for a chance to be featured. To learn how you can support more local black-owned businesses check out our Black-Owned Businesses in Midtown blog!