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Friday August 9th, 2019 :: 10:12 a.m. EDT

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Farmers Market Celebrate National Farmers Market Week! 10AM-2PM

National Farmers Market Week 

Come out and join Franklin Township Community Farmers Market in celebrating National Farmers Market Week! Enjoy samples using locally-grown, farm-fresh produce directly from our vendors. Don’t forget to visit the Farmers Market Table for a chance to win a prize basket with a voucher for a 2020 Franklin Township Trails Calendar.

In recognition of National Farmers Market Week, we have some great specials from our amazing vendors:
 
Snyders Farm will be offering a big discount on bell peppers – only $0.50 each!
 
Norz Hill Farm is having a special on eggs – Buy one dozen at full price ($4.00) and get the second half off ($2.00)
 
Visit Pignut Farm’s table to get $1.00 off per pound of bone-in and boneless pork chops*
*Does not include smoked pork chops
 
Neil’s Sharpening Service will be at the Market this week so bring your knives, razors, garden tools, barber shears and other items that need sharpening*. For more information on what services Neil’s provides, visit: http://www.neilssharpeningservice.com/
*All items for sharpening must be brought in a closed container which is only to be opened at Neil’s Sharpening Service’s table
 

National Farmers Market Week (NFMW) is an annual celebration that highlights the important role farmers markets play in the nation’s food system. Now in its 20th year, NFMW always lands on the first full week of August, with this year’s celebration running August 4 - 10th, 2019.

Farmers markets benefit us all in many ways! They stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh, healthy food, promote sustainable farming practices that protect our water and soil, and preserve American farmland. However, none of these benefits are possible without farmers. For many family farmers to succeed, particularly those new to agriculture, they count on their neighbors to shop regularly at market.

We are also pleased to announce that Neil's Sharpening Service will be onsite to help with your sharpening needs (please bring items for sharpening in a safely closed bag/container).  


The Franklin Township Community Farmers Market runs every Saturday through September 21st from 10AM – 2PM at the Municipal Complex (475 DeMott Lane, Somerset). We proudly accept SNAP/EBT and provide free shuttle transportation along the Hamilton Street Corridor and other parts of Franklin. For more information, contact: FarmersMarket@franklinnj.gov 

Empanada Express Featured Food TruckDon't forget to visit our featured food truck Empanada Express for a tasty treat. Our free shuttle is running again down the Hamilton Street Corridor, and our Market still accepts SNAP/EBT. We look forward to seeing you for another great week at the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market!

Visit our Farmers Market Website for more detailed information:

Upcoming Themed Farmers Market Days

Vendors you can expect this year at the market

Garden State Good Foods Network! SNAP

Free Shuttle service to the Market...Click here for the stop locations

 

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