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First Wednesday Market in August

Atchison Farmers’ Market

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Market E-Newsletter for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The Tomato – Corn Festival was great with so many people wandering through the Market, tasting several recipes and judging the salsa contest.

Come to the Market this Wednesday, August 5th from 2:30pm to 5:30pm to get mid-summer vegetables and your other mid-week needs.

SNAP (food stamp) users, double the amount you can purchase when you scan your card at the Market any market day.  If you scan for $5, you will get $10 of tokens; scan for $25, and get $50 of tokens. Janean Bowen, in Lynn Hoffman’s absense, can scan credit, debit, and SNAP cards.

Do you know of a musician or charity fund raiser group who would like to come to the market?  If so call Betty Fischer at 913 709 5050.

This Wednesday the following vendors plan to be at the market:

Cedar Lane Farm (Carrie Kesse and Kirk Russell) Summer squash, zucchini, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, fresh garlic, carrots, new potatoes, flower bouquets, eggs from organic and grass fed hens, assorted herb plants – all grown chemical free.

Earl Farms (Dan and Trina Earl) Potatoes, cucumbers, onions, beets, turnips, green beans, bell peppers, banana peppers., sweet corn, tomatoes and zucchini.

Genova Farms Produce (Debbie and Mark Genova and children) Green onions, kale, new potatoes, squash, and red and white sweet onions.

Ghost Roast – Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe New this week: Decaf coffee. Coffee beans and ground coffee. Sumatran coffee from Indonesia. Light roast Guatemalan, Medium roast Ethiopian, and Dark roast Rwandan. Iced coffee will be available as well as samples of some coffee. We can grind beans for you at the market so your coffee will be fresh.

L & R Farms (Monie Frakes) Peaches, Tomatoes, Grape Tomatoes, Green Beans, New Potatoes, Candy Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Kale, Cabbage, Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Brussels Sprouts, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Bell Peppers, Sweet and Hot Banana Peppers, Jalapenos, Cucumbers, Sweet Potatoes.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, Yukon Gold, Colorado Rose, Corola, and All Blue new potatoes, French shallots, leeks, fresh garlic, onions, pasture raised brown eggs, French and Whole Wheat bread made with organic flour, new jams, and cut flowers – all grown chemical free.

McLenon Produce (Rob and Pat McLenon) Tomatoes, peppers, and cantaloupe.

Other vendors may be present.

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