Seneca Falls Farmers Market Report 8/8

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to purchase fresh, local, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables! Starting at 9AM today (Wednesday) in People’s Park, the farmers market returns! We are at the height of the growing season in the Finger Lakes and you never know what fresh, delicious produce the farmers will be out picking this morning to bring to the market. But come on by the park and find out for yourself! Sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, onions, peaches, blueberries, the list goes on and on.If you are a senior, come and see the representative from Office for the Aging to see if you are eligible to receive Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons good to spend on fresh fruit and vegetables at the market! Eligible seniors receive $20 in checks to spend at the market and all of the produce vendors in Seneca Falls accept these checks! WIC recipients have already received their Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons so come down and shop this week. If you are a food stamp recipient you can also come to the market managers tent and use your EBT card to get tokens to spend on any food stamp eligible items at the market. What a great way to stretch your food dollars!Dave & Rita’s Farm Market will be there again serving up a hearty, delicious lunch. Vendors will be set up until 1:30PM with fresh baked breads, cookies, macaroons, pastries, cakes and granola, farm fresh eggs, cheese from 5 local creameries, potted plants, hand-crafted jewelry, heirloom lavender in vintage linen sachets, chemical free chicken, duck and lamb, goat milk, yogurt and cheese and even handmade chairs! Talk to the people who grow and produce the items you buy. Come and learn where your food comes from, from the people who know!Thank you to the Town of Seneca Falls and the Seneca Falls Recreation Department for their support of the market. We couldn’t do it without them!See you at the Park!

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