Buy Local! Come Pick Up Local Blueberries, Cherries, Veggies & More at Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market, June 22, 3-7PM
"One day while I was picking blueberries, I met a boy out picking blueberries!
He was the finest thing my heart went ting-a-ling. His eyes were bluer than blueberries!"
~ Georgia Gibbs, Blueberries (1955).
Come Buy Local with us - Rain or Shine - as you'll find the season's best in farm-freshness at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market this Wednesday, June 22, 3-7PM! We will be in the Railyard behind the historic Mount Airy Train Station, at 3 North Main Street in Mount Airy, Maryland, this Wednesday and every Wednesday, 3-7 PM, June 1 through September 28, 2022! Convenient parking is available in the up in the Municipal Parking Lot off of Park Avenue and along Main Street.
Please note there is limited parking on site and that the upper and lower Bank Parking Lots - the future site of Liquidity Aleworks - are not available at this time. Seniors, check out the MASTS Bus Service! Park your vehicles or walk to the
Mount Airy Senior Center. The Bus will depart when it is full and make a continuous loop to the market each market day,
MUSIC AT THE MARKET ~ 4-6PM: Local Musician, Joanne Murphy, will fill the marketplace with some traditional old time Appalachian fiddle music, traditional Celtic music as well as waltzes, contra dance tunes and Irish Airs (in the public domain).. She'll be serenading us as she plays her hammered dulcimer and fiddle! Often she brings others to play along with her! Look for Joanne to return the fourth Wednesdays of the month through September.
STORYTIME AT THE MARKET ~ 3:30-3:45 PM: Join us at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market as local storyteller, Laura Zaborowski, reads stories aloud on select afternoons around 3:30 p.m. on the train station's platform stage at the 2022 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market! Great for Kids (of All Ages)! Sponsored by The Last Word bookstore.
VENDORS AT THE MARKET: Our Farmers, Producers and amazing Community Members at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market this Wednesday, June 22nd, are slated to be:
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP! Pan-Seared Duck Breast with Blueberry Sauce from AllRecipes.com's 14 Favorite Duck Recipes for Special Dinners. Pan-seared duck breast with blueberry sauce atop a bed of bok choy, wild mushrooms, pancetta, and shallots. Served with a side of roasted potatoes seasoned with rosemary and thyme.
Find your ingredients for this recipe at the market: Find Duck at Libertas Estates/Maryland Duck Company and blueberries from Five Points Farm Market & Greenhouse and Chestnut Hill Farm & Market.
Did you know Duck Meat is chock full of protein, B vitamins, iron, selenium, Omega-3 Fatty Acids? Duck is good for you!!! Learn more from WebMD's Are There Health Benefits of Duck?
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 2022 Sponsors and Partners: Donnamarie Needle of Northrop Realty, Liquidity Aleworks, Health Unlimited, Browning Reagle Insurance Company, Mt. Airy Children's Dental Associates, The Morgan Inn, and Community Partners, Walmart-Mount Airy in support of Mt. Airy Net, and SuperFoods Cafe & Market in support of educational programming, and The Last Word bookstore in support of Storytime at the Market. Interested in becoming a sponsor during the 2022 Market season, please email: Alice Settle-Raskin, Market Master, at MtAiryMainStreetFarmersMarket@gmail.com.
The 2022 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market season runs Wednesdays, 3-7pm, June 1 through September 28. 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.