2009-09-25 / General

What's New This Week At The Community Farmers' Market?

The Community Farmers' Market of Owen County, located on the north side of the courthouse square in downtown Spencer, is open each Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon through October 24.

This coming Saturday, market visitors will find the following seasonally fresh items: sweet corn, cantaloupes, watermelon, potatoes, zucchini, green beans, squash, raspberries, tomatoes, green peppers, cucumbers, okra, honey, garlic, onions, radishes, vegetable plants, herbs and plants, flowers - cut, annuals and perennials, natural dog treats, house plants, jams and jellies, pork, homemade noodles, mutton, chicken, farm eggs, homemade salsa and relishes, handcrafted products, gourds, shelled nuts, homemade breads and cinnamon rolls, homemade noodles, and yeast rolls.

In addition to finding the wonderful items listed above, you can enjoy refreshments from the Market Café, or bring your lawn chair and enjoy this week's live entertainment, featuring local musicians Eric Hughes playing light classic rock from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Saturday's Chef's Corner will feature Vickie Haskins of Knob Creek Farm.

Remember: The apple pie contest deadline is October 3!

If you're interested in becoming a vendor or entertainer at the market, call Patty Steward at (812) 821-2874, or e-mail: cfmowenco@ gmail.com.

When you support the CFMOC, you support local small farmers and independent artisans. Visit the vendors - visit your community - visit with friends. Visit the Community Farmers' Market of Owen County because the market is "growing for you!"

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