It sounds like a truly delightful Fall day tomorrow – sunny and warm. Spend a little time at the market between Inauguration weekend events (volunteer activities from 9-11, alumni tree planting at 11, and the Presidential Inauguration ceremony at 1:30PM). Stock up on fresh produce and snacks!
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?
Aurora Ridge Gardens will have an assortment of late-season vegetables.
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 have 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.
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 Pot’s For You sells lovely and useful handmade stoneware kitchen and decorative items like plates, bowls, colanders, utensil holders, cups and vases.
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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