Category: Farmer’s Market

Council Agrees to Promote Hollywood Farmers Market

In last night’s worksession, the City Council decided to fund a market master and other measures to promote the Hollywood Farmers market. The Hollywood Farmers Market operated in 2013 without the services of a paid market master as the role was filled by various volunteers. In this upcoming 2014 season, the resident-run Hollywood Farmers Market […]

Hollywood Farmers Market Getting Ready for 2014 Season

The Hollywood Farmers Market committee has been working hard to make the ready start for the 2014 market season. The market is going to open on April 26, however the grand opening will take place on May 17. Senator Jim Rosapepe and 21st Delegation, Mayor Fellows and other members of College Park City Council and […]

College Park Seeking Farmers Market Master for Downtown and Hollywood

This is an excellent opportunity to support City’s one or both farmers markets in the upcoming 2014 market season and get paid. which mainly include spending 4-5 hours every market day and interact with your neighbors and other customers and vendors. The City of College Park is seeking bids from qualified firms or individuals to […]

Council to Discuss How to Run 2014 Farmers Markets

In tomorrow’s worksession, the City Council will discuss how to run City’s two farmers’ markets. On November 19,2013 the Farmers Market Committee and staff presented their evaluation of the 2013 downtown Farmers Market and recommendations for the 2014 season. Since the previous market management firm KSM withdrew from consideration for the 2014 season’s management role, […]

Monday January 6th, 2014 in Council, Farmer's Market | No Comments »

Farmers Market Survey – Let us Know What You Think?

As the Hollywood Farmers market is coming to an end today, please let us know about your experience about our market this year. Your comments will be extremely helpful in improving our market next year. Here is the survey link. Please take a few moments and fill the survey out. It only takes a few […]

Saturday November 23rd, 2013 in Farmer's Market, Hollywood Farmers Market | No Comments »

Hollywood Final Market – Bill’s Backyard BBQ, Heavenly Created Desserts, Big Chess and More..

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Celebrating the Hollywood Market Season: ​Tomorrow is the final day of our Farmers Market. Please come and show your appreciation to our vendors, some of whom have come 26 consecutive weeks to serve us with their fresh, nutritious food. As a special, Bill’s […]

Council to Discuss City’s Two Farmers Market at Its Worksession

At tonight’s worksession, the City Council to discuss two farmers market in the city – the downtown farmers market and the Hollywood Farmers Market. The Council will review last year’s performance of the Downtown College Park Farmers Market and the Hollywood Farmers Market and discuss how to best operate them in the coming year. Last year, […]

Tuesday November 19th, 2013 in Farmer's Market, Hollywood Farmers Market | No Comments »

Tomorrow at the Market: Please Let us Know What You Think About Our Market

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Your Turn!! Please Let us Know What You Think About Our Market In two weeks, our market is coming to an end for the year. You will soon receive an invitation to participate in an online survey to tell us what you […]

Tomorrow at the Market: Enjoy Fresh Food and Donate to the Food Bank

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Featured Vendor: Caspari Farm Every Saturday morning, you’ll see many people head directly to Roy Caspari’s tent to purchase home-made, ready-to-eat veggie fritters, egg rolls, mango iced tea, and a wide range of smoothies (like avocado, cucumber and others). He also sells […]

Tomorrow at the Market: Time to Order Your Fresh Turkey

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Time to Order Your Fresh Turkey Ferguson Farms is now taking orders for its fresh, pasture-raised turkeys—raised without antibiotics, hormones or arsenic. Their turkeys, all hens (females), are raised and rotationally grazed at the family’s farm in Parkton, Maryland. That means the […]

Tomorrow at the Market: Time to Buy a Pumpkin or Two

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Time to Buy a Pumpkin — or Two When you come to the market this Saturday, look around for pumpkins and other decorative gourds. These traditional symbols of the fall season can really light up our homes, even if they don’t contain […]

Tomorrow at the Market: Know Your Food: What is the Big Deal about GMOs?

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Know Your Food: What is the Big Deal about GMOs? We have all heard of GMOs—genetically modified organisms—and some people say that they are bad for us and for the environment. But what exactly are GMOs? According to the Non-GMO Project (http://www.nongmoproject.org), […]

Tomorrow at the Market: What Does Local Food Mean to You?

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow What does “local food” mean to you? If you purchase your vegetables directly from the farmer who grew them—like you can at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market—you are participating in the “local food movement.” You can even call yourself a “locavore”—a person interested […]

Tomorrow at the Market: October 5, 2013

Please see below this week’s Hollywood Farmers Market Newsletter. See you all tomorrow Featured Farmer: Shlagel Farms Karl Shlagel travels to us from his family’s Waldorf, Maryland organic farm each week. For 101 years, the Shlagel family—across four generations—has been producing high-quality fruits and vegetables, and recently at least without pesticides. A variety of goods […]

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