Buy Local & Fresh! It's July's Summer Harvest Season at Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market! Wed, July 1, 3-7
The summer harvest season is here! Just around the corner is the Fourth of July - celebrating the Red, White & Blue - with summertime cookouts and celebrations! We have everything you need here at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market - from meats for the grill, cheeses, eggs, baked goods -to- a bountiful harvest for your summertime salads! We'll be seeing fruits - Apricots, Blackberries, BLUEBERRIES, CANTALOUPES, CHERRIES, Honeydew, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, and Raspberries plus veggies - Corn, GREEN BEANS, Lima Beans, Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplants, Herbs, Garlic, Lettuce, Okra, ONIONS, PEAS, Peppers, POTATOES, Squash, TOMATOES. Scroll Down to see this week's Vendors to see what Five Points Farm Market & Greenhouse has for you to pre-order!
How Does the Farmers' Market Work Now? Weekly Posting: Each Week, by No Later than Monday, our weekly newsletter, This Week at the Market, will be posted which will list our vendors and what they have for preorder (see below). Each vendor will be on location for curbside pickups as well as for you to pick up items as needed. Runners will be able to help our Curbside Pick-up Patrons while some - as many as 10 patrons - will be able to enter each side of the market, below the center street steps and behind the train station. We require face coverings to be worn within the marketplace, hands to be washed and social distancing. We ask you to shop quickly and allow the vendors to bag your purchases. And, please leave your pets at home during the 2020 Market Season. To learn more about our COVID-19 Precautions at the Market, please click here.
VENDORS: The Farmers and Producers at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market who are taking preorders for this Wednesday, July 1st, are found below as well as what they are offering this week. Each will have products at the market for sale as well. Please call them directly to preorder. Remember to preorder from the vendors below by 6PM this Tuesday, June 30th or stop by the market this Wednesday to pick up your locally grown and produced foods!
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP!
Watermelon Caprese Salad from Delish's 53 Fourth Of July Party Appetizers To Start Your Party Off Right
Pick up your Watermelon from Five Points Farm Market and Greenhouse. Substitute locally produced cheese (havarti, smoked gouda or a mild cheddar) from Whispering Breeze Farm for the mozzarella.
Healthy and delicious, watermelon is a superfood that surprises and delights.You can’t spell watermelon without water, and the health benefits don’t stop at the juicy hydration.
According to the Watermelon Board, Watermelon is part of a healthy lifestyle that contributes to whole body wellness. Watermelon is as happy as it is healthy. They are good for a healthy heart, they keep you hydrated, they are full of lycopene and are nutrient dense! Take the Watermelon Challenge through August 21, 2020 at Watermelon.org!
Remember to Make it Memorable on Main! Shop. Dine. Tour & Enjoy!
Find time to support a Main Street business when you can. As businesses are starting to open back up, be sure to visit them online or in person. Many are making appointments to accommodate your needs. 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 Sponsors and Partners: Browning Reagle Insurance, Mt. Airy Children's Dental Associates, Vapor Emporium, Walmart-Mount Airy in support of Mt. Airy Net, and SuperFoods Cafe & Market .The NEW Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market - C.S.A. Edition 2020 - redesigned for the changing times - runs on Wednesdays, June 3-September 30, 2020, 3 - 7 p.m. 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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