Oconee Farmer's Market
Kids Day, Special Events: T-Shirts, Bags
-Kids Day: Oconee 4-Hers will be at the market on Saturday to paint faces, make balloon animals, and lead kids in fun fall-themed crafts!
-T-Shirts: We have t-shirts! Sizes range from adult XS to adult 2XL. Shirts are available in grey, green, and blue and feature the Oconee Farmers Market logo on the front. They are $10 and can be purchased with cash or check payable to the Oconee Farmers Market. Photos of our shirts can be found on our Instagram page.
-Shopping Bags: We also have reusable shopping bags for sale. They are beige bags that feature the Oconee Farmers Market logo on the front in green ink. They are available in a small size ($6) and a large size ($8). Stop by the market manager tent at the market to purchase. They can be purchased with cash or check payable to the Oconee Farmers Market.
-Volunteer Opportunities: Are you interested in volunteering with the Oconee Farmers Market? We are in need of volunteers on Saturdays to help vendors set up and break down their booths. If you are interested, you can visit https://goo.gl/forms/aWcSnRbZ1BMZ7kKw2 for more information and to sign up for a volunteering shift.
-Feedback Survey: We want to hear from YOU! The Farmers Market board would like to know what your thoughts about the market are. What do you like? What don't you like? What are we missing? This survey only takes a few minutes and your feedback will help us grow our market bigger and better! The survey can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/pRGzkFbWwRyevDHq1
-Social Media Updates: We send out a lot of information about the market via our social medias. They are a great way to stay in the know about what's happening at the market! If you have not followed us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, our usernames are:
This Week's Vendors:
From the Farm and Kitchen
-Latimer Luck Acres: goat's milk soap
-Sandra Bowden: Cakes, baked goods
-Covenant Valley Farms: Local Honey, Sourwood Honey, grass-fed Angus beef, free-range eggs, handcrafted lip balms and lotion bars
-Wagon Wheel Ranch: 100% grass fed, grass finished beef, pasture raised brown eggs
-J&M Farm Delights: breads, muffins, popcorn cookies
-Mama Bird's Granola: tamales, granola, gluten free baked items
-Mary Ann Simmons: green beans, potatoes, bell peppers, eggplants and cabbage, Chocolate Candy and peanut brittle
-Best Friends Biscuits: all natural, vegetarian dog treats
-Diana and Juan Rubin (il Gelato): pastas, salsas, raviolis, lasagna, eggplants (rollatini and parmigiana) and our gelato
-Hallowed Hawk Farms: lamb meat, sheep milk soap, lamb, wool yarn, blankets
-Sunshine Farm: Broccoli, butternut squash, cucumbers, green beans, peas, onions, sweet potatoes, zucchini, dried apples, jams and empanadas
-PawPaw's P-Nuts: boiled peanuts, beef jerky
-Gifford Argo: turnip greens, collards, green onions, tomatoes, squash and cabbage, preserves
Arts and Crafts
-Joy's Gorgeous Gourds and Creative Crafts: re-purposed jewelry, decorative gourds, pottery
-Alicia Sweeney: Farmericana furniture and decor
Entertainment: Crystle J. Slatin and Joshua Royalty; DDC (Diversity Dance Crew)
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Crystle J. Slatin and Joshua Royalty will be singing a few songs at the market on Satruday. DDC, Diversity Dance Crew, Will also be performing. DDC was created by sisters Princess Sagi and Tina C. out of the pure love of dance and the excitement to share it with the world. DDC's main objective is to inspire children, young adults, and adults to reach for the stars and follow their dreams. DDC is here to show others that no matter what people think of you all that matters is that you believe in yourself, and if you don't then Diversity Dance Crew does. Their motto is Dance like nobody's watching, because it's nobody's business.
Partly cloudy, 10% chance of rain
Market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Third Street at Main Street is open this year, providing easy access to the large parking lot behind the Courthouse itself.
Support the farmers and other artisans from the community.
Source: Email from event organizers
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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