Sometimes they have on neon vests so they can be easily seen. Most times they are carrying walkie-talkies (or even standing on a box) so they can stay aware of how many spaces are available. About 20 volunteers rotate throughout the market season to greet the market patrons and help them find the ‘perfect’ parking spot each week. This dedicated, friendly group of people are affectionately referred to as CPAs – Certified Parking Attendants. Next time you see them, flash a smile or give an appreciative wave.
Check out the The Voice-Tribune article by Bennett Duckworth about the “the freshest source of delectable eats” at St. Matthews Farmers Market. Besides quoting Penny Peavler, member of the Market Committee and editor of the Market Newsletter, the article spotlights several of the market’s vendors.
Every Saturday morning is special at St. Matthews Farmers Market. Each week you are guaranteed to be surprised at the ever expanding selection of fresh produce that our farmers bring to their booths.
In addition, the Market Committee has planned some special event days. Please mark your calendar and come enjoy these additional festivities:
- June 6 – Children’s Day
- June 27 – Pedal Power Bike Donation Day
- July 4 – Patriotic Music on the Porch
- July 18 – Heirloom Tomato Day
- September 5 – Beekeeping Day