Downtown Richmond’s Farmers Market

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EVENT DETAILS:

Richmond-KY-Farmers-MarketSaturdays:  Every Saturday from April 1 – October 7, 2017; from 9:00am-1:00pm

Location:  Downtown Richmond, First Street (between Irvine Street and Main Street)

Contact:  Melodie Lincavage, Market Manager

Phone:  (859) 353-1104

Email:  farmersmarket@downtownrichmondassociation.com

Annual Festivals:  

  • Strawberry Festival in June 2017
  • Tomato Festival in August  2017
  • Pumpkin Festival on October 7, 2017 (Rain date: October 14)

Weekly Farmers Market Schedule:

  • April 1:  Soft Opening
  • April 15:  Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
  • April 22:  Earth Day Celebration
  • May 13: Mother’s Day Celebration
  • May 27: Flags Up Day
  • June ?:  Strawberry Festival
  • June 17: Father’s Day Celebration
  • July 1: Flags Up Day
  • August ?:  Tomato Festival
  • September 2: Labor Day Celebration
  • September 9: GrandParents Day
  • October 7: Pumpkin Fest

LOCALLY PRODUCED, HOME GROWN & HAND CRAFTED

ky-proudLot of local farmers and a variety of home grown vegetables!

All of our vendors produce their goods locally.  Many of them carry the Kentucky Proud label, and have crafted or grown their items for the community here in Madison County.

No store bought items will be allowed for sale at our Market!  If we are selling it, we have spent time cultivating it, growing it, or making it.  Come out and see the variety of produce and products our great vendors have to offer!

A VARIETY OF VENDORS

farmers-market-produceOur new market will offer a large variety of vendors.  We want to be more than just a place to jump out and get some vegetables! Although we will have plenty of those, we also want our market to be able to showcase some of our local artists and crafters.  We want all aspects of homesteading to be presented and available to our community.  Some of the items that will be available for sale:

  • Homegrown vegetables & fruits
  • Seeds
  • Artisan Style breads
  • Goats milk soap and lotions
  • Eggs
  • Planter boxes
  • Hand-sewn and Crocheted  items
  • Jams & Jellies
  • Honey
  • Hand Carved times made out of Stone, Wood and other natural materials
  • Dried and Fresh Herbs
  • Baked Goods
  • Handmade Candles
  • And much more ….

EDUCATION STATION

education-stationEducation is such a vital part of handing down traditions and teaching the next generation where their food and other items come from.  It is the link to insuring that these things will be carried on for generations to come.  Therefore, an important aspect of our Farmers’ Market will be the Education Station.

Here we will offer a wide variety of seminars and workshops on everything pertaining to homesteading, crafting, farming and art. Some of the seminars planned are:

  • Gardening in a Limited Space
  • Raised Flower Boxes
  • Bee Keeping
  • Home Brewery
  • Soap Making
  • Healthy Smoothies & Wellness

GRAB A BITE

Some of our local downtown restaurants and eateries will be out to provide our customers with a wide variety of things to eat and drink.  Whether you’re an early riser and need a cup of coffee and a muffin, or you want to enjoy lunch in the festive atmosphere of our Downtown Richmond Farmers’ Market, we’ve got you covered.  We will also have food vendors present to satisfy!

FUN & FESTIVE

We plan on having LIVE MUSIC at least once a month to help complete the type of atmosphere we wish to provide our Downtown Richmond Farmers Market customers.  Come out and enjoy some of our local and very talented artists!

Live music will be announced in advance, so check back and don’t miss out on these great free concerts!

DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES

downtown-richmond-kyMany of our Downtown Richmond KY businesses are getting involved and helping out with special offers and coupons that will be exclusive to the patrons of our Downtown Richmond KY Farmers Market.  Each month a new and free coupon page will be handed out to all our market visitors, who can then take advantage of these special discounts from our downtown businesses.

 

Download our Farmers Market flier:  DRA-Farmers-Market

OUR SPONSORS

Thank you to all our sponsors to help make our first year of the Downtown Richmond Farmers’ Market possible:

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