Lovin' Local! It's Mid-Summer's Bountiful Harvest, Music & More at Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market! Wed . July 28 . 3-7
"There's lumberjacks and teamsters and sailors from the sea, There's farmin' boys from Texas and the hills of Tennessee,
There's miners from Kentucky, there's fishermen from Maine; Every worker in the country rides that Farmer-Labor train."
- Farmer-Labor Train by Woody Guthrie
Rain, SHINE or HEAT OF DAY! ~ Join us for Week 9 of the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market on Wednesday, July 28, 3-7 PM! We're in the Railyard behind the historic Mount Airy train station at 3 North Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771. Convenient parking is available on-site, in the Bank Parking Lots across Main Street and up in the Municipal Parking Lot off of Park Avenue.
Enjoy mid-summer's plentiful harvest! The market season is in full swing with a wide variety of farm-fresh products! From local cheeses from locally produced beef, pork, chicken and eggs, to veggies and fruits, baked goods, honey, wine, distilled products, to popcorn, baked goods, cut flowers and more!
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 and this Wednesday, it will be the Stroups of Three-4-All who play a variety of instruments. Look for Joanne to return the fourth Wednesdays of the month throughout the season!
STORYTIME AT THE MARKET ~ 4:30-4:45 PM: Join us as local storyteller, Laura Zaborowski, reads Margaret Wise Brown's "One More Rabbit!" Meet a little rabbit with a very big family. And EVERYONE is invited to his birthday party. A sweet and funny story about a furry family who all come together to celebrate a little bunny's birthday. Laura will read on select afternoons around 4:30 p.m. on the train station's platform stage at the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market! Great for Kids (of All Ages but great for those at year 5 and older)! Sponsored by The Last Word Bookstore.
MAKE IT MEMORABLE ON MAIN STREET WHEEL OF FORTUNE! Come Spin the Wheel for a Prize! Line up at 3:30, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 for a prize! We'll be giving away prizes on the Mount Airy Main Street Wheel of Fortune this Wednesday! All you have to do is sign up at the Bright Yellow MAMSA tent. Limited to 10 people in line at each time slot. We allow only one spin per person! Afterwards, remember to Make it Memorable on Main Street! Shop. Dine. Tour. Enjoy!
VENDORS AT THE MARKET: Our Farmers and Producers, and passionate community members this Wednesday,
July 28th, are slated to be:
TODAY'S RECIPE & NUTRITION TIP! White Wine Sangria With Summer Fruits from the Spruce Eats. Sangria is mostly recognized as a red wine beverage, but white wine makes a fantastic version as well, bringing a lighter profile. Including peaches, strawberries, and lemonade enhances the fruity flavor of the white wine and transforms the bottle into the perfect punch for backyard barbecues and other summer parties. Find your White Wine and summer fruits at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market this Wednesday.
Do you know? What wines wines pair well with what foods? Like, white wines pair well with white meat, fish or poultry while red wines pair well with red meat, e.g., beef, buffalo and venison. Learn more from this article, "Food and Wine Pairing Basics, from Wine Folly." Learn also about 10 Health Benefits of Wine according to Science - from the fact that red wines are rich in antioxidants to it keeps your heart healthy!
COVID 19 Updates: Our patrons may still place preorders for pick-up at the market during 2021. While the statewide mandates set by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to mitigate COVID-19 have been relaxed and lifted as of July 1st, COVID-19 is still present and there may be variants. We are on the 45-day grace period. Therefore, we request that everyone entering the market show respect for our community. Our patrons, vendors and farmers' market team appreciate it.
We encourage social distancing, and hand washing/sanitation while on-site at the market. Our vendors who are serving samples and prepared food will still wear masks to protect the public; however, we leave the choice to you to mask up. Patience is appreciated as we navigate health and safety practices as we recover from uncertain times. As Spock would say, "Live Long and Prosper." That's what we want for you, so come Buy Local and Eat Fresh and Healthy, and spend time outside with us at the 2021 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market!
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.