Manchester Farmers Market
Midsummer is always a magical time at the Manchester Farmers Market but Kids' Market Day on Thursday, Aug. 15 is truly a highlight that is not to be missed! That's when our young farmers and budding entrepreneurs join our regular vendors to sell their home-grown produce, homemade baked goods and lovingly made craft items.
And, to make the day even more special, we'll feature live music from Vermont's very own "Renaissance music man" Steve Spensley, who has performed on Vermont Public Radio, Vermont Public Television and in benefit concerts for Senator Bernie Sanders.
Held every Thursday, rain or shine, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Adams Park, 5101 Main St. (7A) in Manchester Center, the market is your one-stop shop for just-picked produce, yummy baked goods, melt-in-your-mouth meats and cheeses, prepared foods, breathtaking fresh flowers and unique crafts and beauty products. And did we mention chair massages?
The market is producer-only, meaning that every vendor must have had a direct hand in making the food or crafts they sell. There’s always plenty of parking at the Gringo Jack’s lot across the street and the market accepts credit and debit cards, EBT and Farm to Family coupons. Leashed dogs are welcome.
Always a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, the market is also a family favorite for its kids’ activities. In addition to Kids' Market Day, Art Farm, a supervised tent where children make free agriculture-inspired crafts, will run through Aug. 29.
To sign a child up to participate in Kids’ Market Day, email Market Manager Krysta Piccoli at firstname.lastname@example.org or find applications on our website at 'https://manchesterfarmers.org' or Facebook page @Manchesterfarmersmarket.
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