Come Celebrate Maryland Buy Local Week at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market! Wednesday . July 27 . 3-7PM
"A berry is fine not far from its vine, Near the farmer's market stall.
Locally grown and locally eaten IS globally good, good, good for us all."
~ Locally Grown, Tom Chapin
BUY LOCAL! EAT FRESH! Take the Maryland Buy Local Challenge this week at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market! Find farm-fresh foods, BRICK-OVEN PIZZA, Music and SO MUCH MORE LOCAL FARM FRESHNESS at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market this Wednesday, 3-7 PM, July 27- Rain, Shine or Heat of Day! 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 through September, 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. EVERYONE - including Seniors and people of all ages and abilities - is invited to ride on the MASTS Bus! 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, throughout the season, currently running 3:00-7:00 PM!
What is the Buy Local Challenge? The Buy Local Challenge is a personal commitment to support farms by eating local during July 22-31,2022! And, we hope you will do just that at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market this Wednesday! Get recipes and learn more about the 2022 Maryland Buy Local Challenge by clicking here! Learn what's in season by clicking here:
FAMILY STORYTIME AT THE MARKET ~ 3:30-3:45PM: Join us at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market on the Platform Stage for stories, songs, and movement inspired by the farmers' market provided by the Mount Airy Branch of the Carroll County Public Library. This activity is great appropriate for ages birth through 5-years-old.
VENDORS AT THE MARKET: Our Farmers and Producers, and passionate community members this Wednesday,
July 27th, are slated to be:
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP! Italian Plum Ice Cream from MyRecipes.com. Italian Prune Plums give these stacked scoops their bright hue and tart taste. Looker for a sweeter scoop? Try Nectarine Ice Cream. Substitute 1 lb. nectarines for the Italian prune plums. Find your Italian Prune Plums this Wednesday from Pong's Orchard.
Did you know?
It's Plum Season! Plums are the second most cultivated fruit in the world and plums symbolize good fortune in Chinese culture.
Plums are a sweet summertime treat. The fruit is often used in baking and can be used to make jam, juice, and wine. Dried plums are called prunes and are also a delicious snack. But did you know that plums can be pickled? Check out Pleasant Plum Facts from AgHires.com. In addition, Plums are chock full of vitamins and nutrients! Learn about how PLUMS are good for you by reading Healthline's 7 Benefits of Plums and Prunes.
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. 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.