Seneca Falls Farmers Market report for 8/20

Eat fresh, buy local! Super sweet corn, tasty tomatoes, red ripe raspberries, precious peaches and beautiful blueberries, all locally grown and for sale tomorrow at the Seneca Falls Farmers Market, People’s Park from 9AM to 1:30PM. So many fresh, just picked fruits and vegetables…plums, nectarines, sweet and hot peppers, summer squash, cantaloupes, and other fresh picked produce. NEW this week will be breakfast in the park!! Bacon, egg, and cheese burgers will be served by Schrader’s Farm Meat Market this week! And for lunch try a bacon cheese burger. Schrader’s also sells fresh and frozen naturally raised meats that they raise and process themselves.Also NEW this week, come and visit the Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension table to get tips and ideas for canning and preserving the produce you buy! Get ready for the long, cold days of winter so you can eat local all season!Enjoy chatting with friends and neighbors and the vendors who raise the produce and make the products they sell. Eat fresh and shop local!And don’t miss out on gluten free cupcakes, non-GMO, grass fed, free range lamb, chicken, beef and pork, honey, maple syrup, eggs, cheese, maple flavored popcorn and maple coated cashews, baked goods, jams and jellies and handmade items. Come and see what is being offered this week. Don’t forget that Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons will be given out to qualifying seniors age 60 and over at the market so come down and get your free $20 worth of coupons to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables at the market! Besides the abundance of fresh, just picked veggies and fruits don’t forget about the vintage lavender filled linens, plants in pretty pots, homemade soaps and homemade jewelry.Come and use your EBT/SNAP card and for every $5 in tokens that are purchased, you will receive a $2 coupon FREE to spend on any food stamp eligible item at the market. Come and use your EBT card and get free products! If you purchase $20 in tokens, you will receive $8 in coupons! What a great way to stretch your food dollars to eat fresh and buy local! Stop by the market managers table for more information on the Fresh Connect Program. And pass the word along to anyone you know who has SNAP benefits.Pass this email on to your friends, family or coworkers who might be interested. Have them send us their email to be added to this weekly “blast”. Like Seneca Falls Farmers Market on Facebook to get weekly updates. www.facebook.com/senecafallsfarmersmarketThe market would not be possible without the support of the Seneca Falls Development Corporation and the Town of Seneca Falls. Thank you to them for helping support local products and businesses!See you in the Park! The vendors will be waiting for you to support local agriculture and the local economy!

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