|Vol. 3 Issue 29 – Honoring those who have served
The College Park VFW will be at the Farmers Market this Saturday. Please stop by and say hello to Dave Turley who will be taking donations and giving away poppies. Also, on the 11th the Veteran’s Memorial Committee will be holding their annual event at the Memorial (corner of Rt. 1 and Greenbelt Rd).
This Saturday is going to be a little chilly but we will be at the market. Make sure you stop and grab a warm cup of coffee from Alcoba Coffee or a bowl of soup from Amity Thai Kitchen. Double Sharp will not be at the market due to the weather.Senior Saturday
The last Senior Saturday will be this Saturday, November 11th! If you are 65+ and reside in College Park, please stop by the Market’s information table to receive $5.00 in market coupons to use only on November 11th from 9:00 am until noon.
Liz Doonan will be at the market from 11am until 12:15pm.
Strength + Balance Yoga for all levels.
Intro & Beginners Welcome.
Bring your mat and join in!
Liz Doonan, 200 hr YT.
Yoga Alliance Registered.
11AM to 12:15PM.
Donation Based, $5 minimum suggested
Waltz Family Farm has a new supply of pork this week. Great cuts like loin roast, thick pork chops, lots of sausages (many different flavors), hams, pig cheeks and much more! Stock up before the end of the season and check out the Waltz Family Farm Facebook page for pics and to stay up to date.
Heavenly Created Desserts will be back this weekend and the 18th.
Calvert Farm will be at the market this Saturday.
This week’s vendors include*:
Amity Kitchen: Thai food, Spring Rolls and Mango Sticky Rice
Dicot Farm: Certified Organic Produce
Double Sharp: Local Musicians
Alcoba Coffee: Guatemalan coffee by the pound and by the cup
Roy and Arti’s Kitchen and Garden: Prepared Indonesian cuisine and vegetables
Starbucks: Giving away coffee grounds for composting or garden
Valencia’s Produce: Berries, flowers and herbs
Waltz Family Farm: Meat, eggs and cheeses
Inge’s Crochet: Handmade crochet items
Christiane’s Designs: Knit hats, gloves, scarves, pet and baby items
The Baked Apple: Apple muffins and breads
Terrapin Care Center: Chiropractic Care
Calvert Farm: Produce and fruits
* This list reflects the vendors who have informed the Market Manager that they will be at the market. This list is subject to change due to weather, illness or other life events. 🙂
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a vendor for our market please let us know. We are always looking for more vendors. Our criteria is that the items have to be hand made. If you prepare food- we are looking for other prepared food vendors. Lastly, we are looking for a bread vendor. If you know of a local company that would like to sell bread at our market please stop by the market’s information table to speak with either the Market Manager or one of the Market’s Board members.
Spay-A-Day Keeps the Litter Away
Through December 1st, 2017, the Prince George’s County Animal Management Division (AMD) will provide free spay/neuter services for dogs, cats and ferrets belonging to low-income individuals and families living in Prince George’s County (this does not include feral cats). This service is provided through a Maryland Department of Agriculture grant. For more information or to learn how you may qualify, contact Catherine Hernandez at 301-780-7252.