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Amelia Earhart Festival

This weekend is the return of the Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison with Lakefest on Friday evening. Today, Saturday, there is a full schedule (see:

But before participating in these activities – come to the Atchison Farmers’ Market to get all your local, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and so much more. Then – CELEBRATE Atchison’s daughter – Amelia Earhart.

Did you know that a statue of Amelia Earhart will be put in the Statuary Hall of the Capital in Washington, D.C. on July 27?

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Atchison Jazz Express at the Market

The Saturday, July 9, Atchison Farmers Market will be filled with great music. The Atchison Jazz Express will perform from 9:30 to 11 a.m! Their sounds include classic Big Band swing (Tommy Dorsey, Glen Miller, etc.) from the 30s to the late 40s and more contemporary jazz such as Henry Mancini, Sammy Nestico, and Count Basie.

Bring a chair and enjoy their music before or after you do you Saturday AFM shopping for summer vegetables, fruits, baked goods, and other locally produced goodies!

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Mid-June at the Farmers’ Market

Bring your mid-week shopping list to the Atchison Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, June 15, between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Shop for Father’s Day at the Saturday, June 18, Atchison Farmers’ Market.  Ray Ladd, Atchison County Extension Agent, will give two presentations beginning at 9:30 a.m.  A topic of interest to everyone, he will discuss food safety practices. 

And, for kids, he will ask them to identify fruits and vegetables.

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Double Up Food Bucks at the Atchison Farmers’ Market

Get more fruits & vegetables when you use your EBT card at Kansas and Missouri farmers markets!

It’s easy with Double Up Food Bucks. Stretch your food dollars for more fruits and vegetables at 59 farmers markets across Kansas and Missouri. Find a market near you and see below for how it works:

Bring your SNAP EBT Card to the farmers market office or info booth before you shop. Market staff are there to help.

Purchase SNAP tokens to redeem on any SNAP eligible items with the vendors at the market.

We’ll match every dollar you spend with FREE Double Up Food Bucks tokens – up to $25, every market day. Use them right away or later to redeem on locally grown fruits & vegetables.