Farmer’s Market prepping for season

Published 9:55 pm Saturday, February 3, 2018


A pre-season Farmers’ Market Meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m., in the first-floor conference room of the Franklin Business Center, 601 N. Mechanic St. All returning and interested vendors are invited to attend.

Dr. Theresa Nartea, Extension Specialist, Virginia State University, will be featured speaker. Her topic will be “Making Market Displays that Earn You Money in 2018!”

Also on hand will be Anne Magee, Assistant Program Supervisor, VDACS, Produce Safety Program Office and the Virginia Grown Program Manager.

Information will be available on the Snap/EBT program, the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program and Buy Fresh/Buy Local Guide.

Also on hand will be someone from VDACS/Weights and Measures Office, who can check scales an hour before the meeting.

If you’re planning to attend, please respond by Friday, Feb. 2, if possible, at 562-6900 or 650-0599.