It may be Fall Break weekend at Wells, but the market isn’t taking a break… come on down!

The weather forecast for the market sounds like it will another changeable Fall day – decidedly on the cool side and chance of showers in the early morning. Bundle up and bring an umbrella just in case, but we have lots of canopies you can dart under if showers do fall.

The Aurora Farmers Market is open from 9am – 1pm every Saturday through the last weekend in October, located at the Wells College softball field parking lot, on the corner of Route 90 and Poplar Ridge Road. Come by, come buy!

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

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

Colgan Farms features locally grown, gourmet hard neck garlic varieties, as well as some handcraft items.

Dragonfly Hill Farm offers vegetables, fruits, farm fresh brown eggs, and handmade alpaca wool crafts. Mark reports that this week, he will apples, grapes, Asian pears, Broccoli, Roma tomatoes, potatoes, butternut squash, garlic, onions, and red bell peppers. Dragonfly Hill Farm 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.

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.

Knob Hill Hog Farm offers USDA-certified lean pork products, including bacon, chops and roasts, all produced without antibiotics or hormones.

Kozlowski Honey will have Raspberry sourced honey, a fruity spring honey, and a smooth summer blend of wildflowers honey.

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 Austrian Hard stem and Spicy Italian Red Soft stem braids and loose garlic.  They are great for cooking and as gifts!

San Pedro Sister Community Project
volunteers sell brightly colored, handmade bags and hammocks, and handmade cards by the women of Sacacoyo, El Salvador.  As a fundraiser, the volunteers also sell Equal ExchangeÔ  Fair Trade-certified coffees (whole bean and ground), tea, cocoa, chocolate bars, and almonds.

Standing Stone Honey Bee Products will include pumpkins. and honey products including fresh honeycomb, pure honey and creamed honey, and beeswax candles.

This week, we will have a special guests:

  • A representative of Fidelis Care will be on hand during the morning to explain the options available to you under the Affordable Care Act, for which open enrollment is underway. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get all your questions about health care coverage answered.

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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