A changeable weather day on tap for the Market…

The weather forecast for market time tomorrow is a little changeable. Bring your umbrella, just in case. But we also have lots of canopies you can duck under if the raindrops do fall. Otherwise, it sounds like a warm, early fall day. Really, it isn’t like you will have to be out mowing lawn or weeding your garden… come on down to the market for awhile!

Below is the list of vendors who we know will be at the Farmers Market this week. Will we see YOU there?

Aurora Ridge Gardens will offer a good variety of seasonal vegetables.

BooRadleys Garden will be there with assorted seasonal veggies and fruit. BooRadleys is a participant in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, accepting WIC and Senior FMNP checks.  If you don’t know what this is, get information on the eligibility requirements for these nutritional support programs at the Farmers Market management booth.

Byler’s Baked Goods makes delicious breads, pies, turnovers, cookies, sweet rolls, jams and jellies. Emma also sells homemade quilts.

Dragonfly Hill Farm offers vegetables, fruits, farm fresh brown eggs, and handmade alpaca wool crafts. Mark reports that this week, he will have green beans, cucumbers, summer and zucchini squash, butternut and spaghetti squash, onions, garlic, peaches, Asian pears, zester apples, Sansa apples, seedless watermelons, and white concord and Fredonia grapes. Dragonfly is also participant in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, accepting WIC and Senior FMNP checks.

Gimme Waffles by Seed Born Foods LLC will serve up delicious gluten-free waffles with homemade toppings, both sweet and savory, homemade dairy-free ice cream, and fudge.

Red Head Ranch Soaps makes a variety of handmade, all natural, cold process goat milk soaps and vegan Castile soaps, scented with essential oils.

Ridge Run Garlic will have soft stem Italian red and hard stem Austrian clove garlic and garlic braids, great for gift-giving.

San Pedro Sister Community Project volunteers will sell brightly colored bags and hammocks handmade by the artisans from the San Pedro community in El Salvador. Some of the volunteers just returned from a trip visiting the San Pedro community and brought back a new assortment of hammocks ($65) and bags. As a fundraiser for the San Pedro community, the local volunteers also sell Equal ExchangeÔ  Fair Trade-certified coffees (whole bean and ground), tea, cocoa, chocolate bars, and almonds.

This Pot’s For You makes useful and decorative household items out of stoneware pottery.

The Aurora Farmers Market is a project of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment and Wells College. The 2016 season Farmers Market manager is a Wells student, Shania Dauphinais ’18. Joining Shania to help out at the market is Fall Market Intern Elizabeth Reeve ’17.


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