Don't Fool with Mother Nature! Due to Ida's Torrential Path, Sept. 1 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market is Canceled!
DUE TO INCREASING CHANCES OF HEAVY RAINS, THUNDERSTORMS, HIGH WINDS AND TORNADIC ACTIVITY forecast for Wednesday, September 1, the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market is canceled.
Please look for us to return next Wednesday, 3-7 PM, September 8th when know Mother Nature will grant us sunnier weather!
Please note we will continue to be a Rain, Shine or Heat of Day market . . . This is only the third time in six years weather has shut down the market. With the path that Tropical Depression Ida is taking, including heavy rains with possible tornadoes ensuing during the afternoon into late evening, the market's vendors, staff and volunteers unanimously decided to cancel the September 1 market for everyone's safety.
Feeling nastogic! Did you get the connection? Whoever gets the connection to the above image and
is the first to message the market through Facebook wins a $10 gift card to a downtown Mount Airy restaurant!
We hope to see you next week when you join us for Week 15 of the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market on Wednesday, September 8th. We'll be 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.
Autumn is right around the corner and so are our Fall fruits and vegetables! Look for many varieties of apples and Asian pears, acorn, butternut squash, pumpkins, ciders & more!
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: The opportunities are running out to adopt ducks for the Mount Airy Duck race. Visit www.mtaduckrace.com to get in the race or find the Rotary Club of Mount Airy, MD at the September 8th market to adopt a duck or many ducks!
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP! Stay tuned with who will be at next Wednesday's market. But until then, enjoy this recipe! Penne with Sausage, Peppers, and Homemade Marinara (#15) of 30 Rainy Day Recipes for When You Don't Want to Leave the House.
With the local veggies including tomatoes and red bell peppers that you may still have from last Wednesday's market or through shopping at your local farm store, this recipe is the perfect rainy day comfort food!
"Bell peppers offer many health benefits. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, especially the ripest peppers, which are red. Peppers are also a good source of vitamin A and fiber." Learn more about the health benefits gained through eating bell peppers by reading this article, Everything to know about bell peppers, from Medical News Today!
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.