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Robot Invades This Week’s Market!

Rosie the Robot comes to the Market

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Robotics Patrol will be at the Market this week with their robot, Rosie! Rosie moves and dances, and they will have fun kids activities. Come meet Rosie and her girls, and learn more about the camps and competitions they participate in!

 

Our Musician of the Week

Make sure you stop to listen to young singer and songwriter Lizzy Hilliard this week!

 

Sunset Slush


Media’s newest dessert will be at the Market this week! Check out Sunset Slush and their classic Italian ice! A perfect way to cool off at the Market during the heat this week!

 

 

 

Quick Strawberry Jam

Visit E. Fudd or Taproot Farm to get your strawberries before they are gone for the year!

  • 1 quart hulled strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

In a food processor, process strawberries until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a large skillet and stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium-high, stirring frequently, until jam is thickened and bubbles completely cover surface, 9 to 10 minutes. Transfer jam to a jar and let cool to room temperature. (To store, seal jar and refrigerate, up to 10 days).

 

Bi-Weekly Vendors at the Market This Week:

 

 

See you at the Market tomorrow!

 
 

Dance a Jig at the Market!

Meet musical trio Meara Meara

Three friends. Thirty fingers. Thousands of tunes. Meara Meara (Irish for lively fingers) is a trio of young musicians who blend tradition and today. They will be playing the Market this week, so make sure you stop by and take a listen!

 

 

Food drive for the Media Food Bank

Special Kids Deserve Special People will be at the Market this week collecting food donations for the Media Food Bank from 4 to 6. They will be accepting canned goods and non perishables.

 

Media Borough Unveils Draft Bike Plan, Wants Your Feedback

The Media Borough Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) has been developing a bike plan for the Borough, based on responses from last summer’s survey. They have now released a draft document, and would like you to take a look at it and give any additional feedback you may have. Both the draft plan and the survey can be accessed by clicking here.  The EAC appreciates your direct feedback, particularly if you live, work, or play in Media Borough, and invite you to share the draft and survey with your friends and neighbors so they can give their feedback as well!

 

Bi-Weekly Vendors at the Market This Week:

 

For a list of this year’s vendors, visit our website!

Neil’s Sharpening and the Library at the Market!

Neil’s Sharpening Service Returns!

Bring your dull scissors, knives, lawnmower blades, garden tools, and anything else you need sharpened to the Market tomorrow! Neil’s Sharpening Service will have them better than new in no time! Prices vary by item. Neil will be at the Market once a month, on the second Thursday of the month.

 

 

 

 

 

Library to hold Veggie Table Talk!

The Media-Upper Providence Free Library will be at the Market this week. Stop by their table from 3 to 5 for their Veggie Table Talk! Gail will bring free samples of yummy vegan baked goods and will have more information about this and other library programs. There will also be library books available for checkout!

 

Penn State Extension Talks Mediterranean!

Penn State Extension will be holding “Mediterranean Cuisine Come to You” on Wednesdays, May 25 and June 1, 8, and 15 from 6 to 8:30pm at their Smedley Park location. The classes will involve you in designing and putting the Mediterranean lifestyle into practice in your own life. You will learn how to prepare foods from the region, make connections with local food producers and help you design your own healthy lifestyle, based on Pennsylvania foods. Classes include food demonstrations, participant hands-on food preparation, food tasting and guest speakers. Click here for more information!
 

 

Don’t forget you can bring nonperishable food donations to the Market for the Media Food Bank! Please look for the silver can by the Manager’s table to drop off your donation. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

See you tomorrow at the Market!

 
 

Media Farmers Market Opens Tomorrow!

Opening Day Has Arrived!

Join us tomorrow for the first Market of the 2016 season! There will be musical entertainment by FishCastle, and amazing balloon creations by Jim Burkardt. There will also be root beer, your favorite vendors from last year, and many new vendors! The Media-Providence Library will also have a table. See you at the Market!

 

 

 

Calling All Vendors!

There’s still time to sign up to be a vendor at this season’s market! If you or someone you know would be interested in becoming a vendor at the Market, please visit our Vendor page on our website to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Market Manager Marcy Magness at manager@mediafarmersmarket.com.

 

Tips for Visiting the Market!

PARKING INFO
When parking on the street, we ask that you please make sure you are in a parking space and are not blocking any driveways or access areas. Please adhere to all No Parking signs and zones. Parking is also available across the street in the Media Elementary School parking lot after 4pm. You can access this lot from the Front Street side of the school.

DOG INFO
Local health regulations do not permit dogs on the Market grounds. Our friendly volunteers would be happy to watch your dog for you at the Market Manager’s Table while you shop if your four-legged buddy is out with you.

 

See you tomorrow at the Market!

 

Media Is Blossoming with Spring Events!

The Spirit of the Season

Media Farmers Market opens on Thursday, May 12! In the meantime, get into the spirit of the spring season by enjoying these Media events in April!

April 1-2…Media Film Festival!
Now in its ninth year, the 2016 Media Film Festival, happening Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, at the Media Theatre on State Street, will include short films from our community and around the world. Featuring narrative, documentary, animation and experimental films, the festival’s goal is to build a greater appreciation of artists and filmmakers within our community and beyond. For the complete lineup of films and to get tickets, visit Media Film Festival’s site.

April 3-15…Media Restaurant Weeks!
It’s Media Restaurant Weeks for the first two weeks of April. Enjoy three- to five-course dinners at participating restaurants for just $30! Whether you’re in the mood for classic American fare, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Indian, and so much more, you’ll find it in Media. Go to visitmediapa.com/restaurantweek for a complete list of participating restaurants. Parking is free after 5.

April 9…The Americana Roots Ramble!
Begun in 2003, the Americana Roots Ramble features a diverse variety of American roots music, from early rock & roll and rockabilly to folk, swing and alternative country. Acts are presented in over 20 indoor venues. Check out their website for complete information and for tickets!

 

If You’d Like to Volunteer…!

If you’d like more direct involvement with Media Farmers Market, consider becoming a volunteer. Media Farmers Market is an all-volunteer organization and is always happy to have new members. The next planning meeting is Monday, April 11. Join us! If you’re interested, or need more information, email manager@mediafarmersmarket.com.

 

Happy Spring!

 

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