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Farmers Market approved!

We are happy to announce that the Media Farmers Market will become a reality, after the Media Borough Council voted on April 15th to approve the market! There was great support from many Media residents, and we are so happy that all the hard work has come to fruition. In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be enjoying a farmers’ market right in Media!

Now the real work begins of firming up our vendors, hiring the market manager and getting the word out. We are really excited about the wonderful producers who have come forward. We will soon be enjoying local vegetables and fruits, bread, meats and dairy, local honey, and perhaps soaps and yarn as well.

We anticipate having some entertainment from local musicians as well as a featured Media business each week, and we hope to see you at the first market and many to follow.

7 Responses to “Farmers Market approved!”

  1. Debbi Calton says:

    yaaayyyy for my hometown!

  2. Christine says:

    I would love to see some orgainic farmers on you list. I would shop every week.

  3. billy fries says:

    Do they need volunteers? or are they hiring ? I could do either

  4. admin says:

    Hi Christine, we will definitely have organic farmers. Some of the growers we are considering use organic practices but are not ‘certified organic’ because it is so costly to become certified. But definitely most of the growers use organic practices. Check back soon for the final list of vendors.

  5. Steve says:

    This is great. When will you open?

  6. admin says:

    Billy, all of us are volunteers, except the newly hired market manager (more on that soon). We would love for you to join us! Our site is brand new so check back soon for official contact info, or come on out to the market on opening day and introduce yourself.

    Steve, we’re opening on May 13, from 3-7 pm. All the info is under the ‘info’ tab.

    Cheers,
    Shannon

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  8. Kristin says:

    This is AWESOME! Can’t wait to come by. Thank you, thank you for bringing a Farmer’s Market to Media!

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