The 2016 Lemont Farmers' Market is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25 to Wednesday, October 26, 3 pm to 7 pm each week. In the Coal Sheds, 133 Mt. Nittany Road. Vendors interested in joining us, please email Anna Kochersperger, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here's a link to the WPSU food blog - watch for news about the Lemont Farmers' Market on this site: wpsu.org/localfoodjourney/ and check Facebook/LemontFarmers'Market.
NOTE: Most vendors will be available each week, but some are coming one Wednesday a month.
Vendors for 2016 include:
Veg Out - Melissa Barrick - excellent variety of seasonal vegetables, great recipes, back for the fourth year
Bee Tree Berry Farm - Mark and Laura Macdonald - vegetables, fruits, and flowers - back for the fourth year
Roman Mazlov - farm fresh vegetables and herbs
Jane Robson - Crochet and Sew - baby items, household items, wheelchair accessories
Brazilian Munchies - Flavia Barger has delicious, ready-to-eat empanadas, other delicacies,
We are still looking for a meat vendor, and would love to have dairy products. Our fees have been lowered this year, we will have spaces available for weekly and one Wednesday a month vendors, and we have a great manager, Anna Kochersperger!
About Anna: Anna is a Boalsburg native who has been growing, farming, and serving food in one way or another since returning to the area in 2009. She worked in the fields and greenhouses at Tait Farm, and served at Duffy's Tavern before starting Rothrock Botanicals this winter. As a board member of the Harris Township Community Garden she has enjoyed working within the community, and looks forward to contributing to the Lemont Market.
The LVA has added copper gutters to both of our buildings last spring so that shopping on rainy days will be more comfortable for vendors and customers.