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WDET Live From Eastern Market

Saturday, July 19, 2014

WDET is at Eastern Market for our latest live broadcast. Join WDET's Morning Edition Host Pat Batcheller, along with weekend hosts Ann Delisi and Rob Reinhart, for hand-picked music, giveaways and live interviews with market vendors, local farmers and more! Plus, we're asking you to participate in our #mktfresh contest by sharing photos of your fresh finds on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Our lucky winner will have the opportunity to shop the market with the head chef at The Rattlesnake Club and potentially be a part of their show, 'Bon Appetit Detroit. Find out more about the contest here.

WDET's Pat Batcheller gets a 'Taste of Eastern Market' with Director of Marketing and Communications for Eastern Market, La'Leatha Spillers and the Rattlesnake Club's Executive Chef Chris Franz, who's kicking off Taste of Eastern Market in Shed 2 today.

Pat also gets a preview of CRAFT, an upcoming event at Eastern Market, featuring local ingredients and craft cocktails, taking place Aug. 1 in Shed 3. Proceeds from the event will be split between Eastern Market and the Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan. Director of Development for CLF Jackie McIntosh, and the Owner of Ferndale-based Valentine Distilling, Riffino Valentine join Pat to talk about the event.

WDET's Ann Delisi talks with Eitan Sussman of Keep Growing Detroit, about urban farming and gardening efforts in Detroit.

Ann also talks with The Rattlesnake Club's Executive Chef Chris Franz about the special Snake-Style BBQ that took place Friday (July 18) night.

Ann rounds out her last hour of Essential Music with an interview with The Spice Miser himself, Jim Yaw.

WDET's Rob Reinhart talks with Vincent Sanna, of Give and Grow Mushrooms, about his unique mushroom growing kits and his role in the vendor community at Eastern Market.

Rob talks organic grains, beans and more with Randy Hampshire of Hampshire Farms.