February is here already and before long it will be time for the market to open for the 2015 season. Opening day is Saturday, May 9, and the season will run through October 10. 2015 season information is available with updated 2015 rules & regulations and vendor/producer application.
Jere Downs just published a nice article (Farmers markets show how to cook it up) on sustainable food, farmers markets, and farmers. St Matthews Farmers Market is mentioned in the article as well as some of our producers.
The article interviews farmer and local food activist Jeneen Wiche, Kentucky Department of Agriculture marketing specialist Sharon Spencer, Susan Schlosnagle of Dutch Creek Farm and notes that St Matthews Farmers Market is the busiest farmers market in the state. Check it out!
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