Athens Farmers Market

Aug 31, 2013
10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year RoundIn the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions, the Athens Farmers Market, will mark its 40th year this June. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers. Today the market has blossomed into -one of the nation's best markets according to Audubon magazine-. What began as a handful of farmers selling their produce is now a community event showcasing farmers, orchardists, specialty food producers, bakers, horticulturalists, cheesemakers and many other food-based entrepreneurs. For more information http//athensfarmersmarket.org.

Cost: Free event

Contact:
Athens Farmers Market
1000 East State Street
Athens, Ohio
Phone: 740-593-6763
Web Site: http://www.athensfarmersmarket.org
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