Buy Local! Come Celebrate National Farmers Market Week with Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market! Wed . Aug 4 . 3-7 PM
". . . Go to the country, Build you a home, Plant a little garden, Eat a lot of peaches. . . "
~ Spanish Pipedream by John Prine
Come Buy Local with Us at our National Farmers Market Week Celebration!
Rain or SHINE! ~ Join us for Week 10 of the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market on Wednesday, August 4th, 2021, 3-7 PM! We're in the Railyard behind the historic Mount Airy train station at 3 North Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771. Convenient parking is available in upper and lower the Bank Parking Lots across Main Street and up in the Municipal Parking Lot off of Park Avenue.
We invite you, our community, to join in at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market celebration of National Farmers' Market Week! From the Taste of the Market, live music and Storytime and more, you'll have some National Farmers Market Week fun! The 2021 National Farmers' Market Week Celebration is a nation-wide celebration fun events, specials, contests, and activities!
TASTE OF THE MARKET: 3:00-7:00 PM - Yummy! Taste that Farm-Freshness at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market Taste of the Market this Wednesday, August 4. We'll offer samples of fresh fruit, including juicy, fresh picked peaches. Maybe we'll have some local corn and other veggies, too!
MUSIC AT THE MARKET ~ 4-6PM: Three-4-All will be performing "Old-Time" tunes at the Market on Opening Day. The songs will be from the period before 1925 and within the public domain! They'll be playing a little Ragtime, Folk, American ballads, Blues and more! It'll be a treat to have music back at the market once more. Look for them to perform the first Wednesdays of the each month through September!
STORYTIME AT THE MARKET ~ 4:30-4:45 PM: Join us as local storyteller, Laura Zaborowski, reads "A Frog in the Bog," by Karma Wilson. "A clever introduction to counting, filled with bouncy text and zany illustrations, follows a small, starving frog sitting on the log in the middle of the bog as he counts the many delectable delights around him, from one tick on a stick to three flies buzzing in the skies." Laura will read on select afternoons around 4:30 p.m. on the train station's platform stage at the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market! Great for Kids (of All Ages but great for those at age1 and older)! Sponsored by The Last Word Bookstore.
VENDORS AT THE MARKET: Our Farmers and Producers, and passionate community members this Wednesday,
August 4th, are slated to be:
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP! Easy Peach Compote from Veggie Desserts! Make the most of seasonal peaches with this super easy Peach Compote! You only need 3 simple ingredients and 15 minutes for this tasty cooked peach sauce. Try it on pancakes, yogurt, ice cream and more.
Do you know . . . What a stone fruit is?
A stone fruit, or drupe, is a type of fruit that contains one large “stone” or “pit.” The stone itself isn’t the seed, though it’s commonly misidentified as one. The actual seed is found inside the stone. The thin-skinned, fleshy fruits are often sweet in flavor. Common stone fruits are peaches, nectarines, cherries, plums, and apricots. Believe it or not, Blackberries are considered Stone Fruit! Learn more, check out "What is Stone Fruit" from MyRecipes.com!
SAVE THE DATE for WINE & CHEESE ON MAIN STREET to be held in Downtown Mount Airy, Thursday, August 19 . 6-8PM. Featuring the Best of Local, from Wines, Cheeses and farm-fresh products to all that our local Downtown Shops and Restaurants have to offer and More! This is a free ticketed for wine and cheese tastings; bottles of wine and cheese will be sold separately. To learn more and obtain your ticket, please click here.
COVID 19 Updates: Our patrons may still place preorders for pick-up at the market during 2021. While the statewide mandates set by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to mitigate COVID-19 have been relaxed and lifted as of July 1st, COVID-19 is still present and there may be variants. We are on the 45-day grace period. Therefore, we request that everyone entering the market show respect for our community. Our patrons, vendors and farmers' market team appreciate it.
We encourage social distancing, and hand washing/sanitation while on-site at the market. Our vendors who are serving samples and prepared food will still wear masks to protect the public; however, we leave the choice to you to mask up. Patience is appreciated as we navigate health and safety practices as we recover from uncertain times. As Spock would say, "Live Long and Prosper." That's what we want for you, so come Buy Local and Eat Fresh and Healthy, and spend time outside with us at the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market!
Remember to Make it Memorable on Main Street! Shop. Dine. Tour & Enjoy! Find time to support a Main Street business when you can. A list of Main Street merchants can be found on the Mount Airy Main Street Association's Website.
The Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market was formed in 2007 and is a production of the Mount Airy Main Street Association in partnership with the Town of Mount Airy, and made possible in part by the generosity of our 2021 Sponsors and Partners: Fogle's Asphalt, Mt. Airy Children's Dental Associates, The Morgan Inn, Browning Reagle Insurance, Sheri Cates State Farm Insurance Agency and Community Partners, Walmart-Mount Airy in support of Mt. Airy Net, The Last Word Bookstore in support of Story Time at the Market, and Superfoods Cafe & Market in support of health and wellness educational programming. Interested in becoming a sponsor during the 2021 Market season, please email: Alice Settle-Raskin, Market Master, at MtAiryMainStreetFarmersMarket@gmail.com.
The 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market season runs Wednesdays, 3-7pm, June 2 through September 29. It is located in the historic Town of Mount Airy, Maryland in the Railyard behind the historic Mount Airy Train Station at 3 North Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771. To learn about the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market, please visit MountAiryMainStreetFarmersMarket.org or follow us on Facebook.
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