Events

Ft. Wayne's Farmers market

  • January 4, 2014 at 9:00am until 1:00pm

Location: Lincoln Financial Event Center - Parkview Field

For Release: October 2, 2013

Contact: Leigh Rowan, Market Coordinator, leigh@ftwaynefarmersmarket.com, 260-563-1071

Mitch Sheppard, Volunteer, mitch.sheppard@cityoffortwayne.org, 260-450-6560

Ft. Wayne Farmers Market First Winter Market This Saturday

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market (FWFM) is delighted to announce the start of the winter shopping season with the opening of the 2013-14 winter market this Saturday, October 5, 2013.

The Market features 40 vendors. Over half of the booths will offer items from the “farm category” which is comprised of fresh local meats: including free range, hormone free, GMO free or organic, cheese, free range eggs, fruit, vegetables: including organic or chemical free, honey, maple syrup, wine, free trade locally roasted coffee, and plants.

New for this season, hours of operation have been expanded to 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with dates expanded to include the first and third Saturdays October 2013 through May of 2014.

Dates for the Market are as follows:

 October 5th: First market of the season!

 October 19th: Purdue Agricultural Extension Office will answer your canning questions

 November 2nd: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs

 November 16th

 Dec - 7th & 21st

 January 4th: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs

 January 18th

 February 1st: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs

 February 15th

 March 1st

 March 15th: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs

 April - 5th & 19th

 May - 3rd & 17th

This Saturday shoppers will enjoy the down-home sound of The Jug Huffers, a local musical group offering blue grass and traditional favorites in a light hearted atmosphere. The market is located at Parkview Field in the Lincoln Financial Event Center, enter from Douglas Street near Harrison.

For further information, please visit the Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Ft-Waynes-Farmers-Market/260158917420745 or the website at http://www.ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com/.

 

Indoor Winter Market 2013 9 am  to 1 pm at the Lincoln Financial Event Center
2013
October 5th: First market of the season!
October 19th: Purdue Agricultural Extension Office will answer your canning questions
November 2nd: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs
November 16th
Dec - 7th & 21st
2014
January 4th: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs
January 18th
February 1st: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs
February 15th
March 1st
March 15th: Cooking demonstration by the Parkview chefs
April - 5th & 19th
May - 3rd & 17th 

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