Buy Local! Find Fresh-Picked Fruit, Veggies, Music & More at Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market! Wed. . July 12 . 3-7PM
"Then she jumped back on her feet. She wiggled and she jiggled, beat all you ever saw!
Said this is how you do the watermelon crawl! . . . Have fun you all! Yeah, do the watermelon crawl!"
Watermelon Crawl by Tracy Byrd
Celebrate July's Fruitful Harvest! Come Buy Local with us - Rain or Shine - at Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market this Wednesday, July 12th, 3-7PM! We've got a full market this week!!! Check out our featured producer, FIVE POINTS ARM MARKET & GREENHOUSE! Martha said her tables will be full of fruit, veggies and more! Don't miss a chance to pick up some fresh-picked watermelons! 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, through September 27, 2023! Convenient parking is available in the lower lot of Liquidity Aleworks, in the new Municipal Lot at the corner of Prospect and N. Main St., and up in the Municipal Parking Lot off of Park Avenue. You may even enjoy a nature walk by parking at Watkins Park & walking down the Rails-to-Trails path to the market!
Wish to hop the occasional bus to the market? The Mount Airy Senior Task Support (MASTS) is continuing their bus service on the first and third Wednesdays, 3-6 PM, from the Mount Airy Senior Center in Carroll County and from the American Legion Gold Star Post #191 in Frederick County. The next bus service will run this Wednesday, July 19, 3-6PM.
VENDORS AT THE MARKET: Our Farmers, Producers and amazing Community Members at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market this Wednesday, July 12th, are slated to be:
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP! Pickled Watermelon Rind from Delish.com's 34 Surprising Recipes Using Watermelon! Just like pickled carrots or pickled red onions, pickled watermelon rind is a delicious, crunchy addition to top salads, fried rice, a sandwich, or be enjoyed on its own. This recipe has a sweet soy pickling liquid, but don't let this stop you from experimenting with other brines—you can use any pickle brine recipe on this overlooked part of the watermelon. Find your watermelons at Five Points Farm Market & Greenhouse, have fun eating the inside flesh, then save the rind to pickle it!
Did you know? "Watermelon can help you reach an array of daily nutrient needs . . . Watermelon packs a punch when it comes to essential nutrients. It contains about 15% of your daily vitamin C, along with a wealth of other vitamins and minerals your body needs to optimal functioning, such as potassium and vitamins A and B6, Sollid says." Check out this and other fun facts in Good Housekeeping's article, "13 Top Health Benefits of Watermelon, According to Nutritionists."
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 2023 Sponsors and Partners: Catonsville Homes, 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. Interested in becoming a sponsor during the 2023 Market season, please email: Alice Settle-Raskin, Market Master, at MtAiryMainStreetFarmersMarket@gmail.com.
The 2023 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market season runs Wednesdays, 3-7pm, May 31 through September 27. 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.