Thursday, August 6, 2009

National Farmers Market Week-Vote For Your Favorite Market

August 2-8th marks National Farmers Market Week--the perfect time to come on out and support your favorite market. This week long acknowledgement of the value of farmers markets to the community is the brain child of the Farmers Market Coalition --an organization with some fantastic materials related to farmers market promotion. Partnering with the FMC, FoodRoutes (the good folks behind the Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign) and American Farmland Trust. AFT is hosting a vote for your favorite market campaign that ends this Sunday at Midnight. Of course I hope you will vote (and vote for the Kennett Square Farmers Market, not that I am biased or anything). .
Speaking of the Kennett Farmers Market, if you were eyeing up the North Star Fruit Share and would like to purchase some fruit for yourself, good news--North Star will be at the Kennett Market this Friday--along with a host of extra vendors and the beautiful harmonies of Sisters 3

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