Vol. 3 Issue 15 – NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK Saturday will be the final day to celebrate National Farmers Market Week!  We have many events this weekend and hope everyone will be able to attend.

Please welcome a guest vendor for this weekend:
Carlos from the north College Park Starbucks will be at the market giving away used coffee grounds to put into your compost. This sustainable way of reusing the grounds will help put nutrients into your garden. Stop by and get a bag.

Senior Saturday
This Saturday is Senior Saturday. 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 August 12th.  

Micro chipping
College Park Animal Control (Ms. Vivian Cooper) with the support of the Cities Animal Welfare Committee will be at the Hollywood Farmers Market, 9801 Rhode Island Ave, next to the former REI store on Saturday, August 12th to provide FREE micro chipping for resident’s cats and dogs.  Those residing outside of the municipality of the City will be charged a nominal $20 fee.  Donations will be also accepted; i.e. food, cat litter, toys, etc.

Vendors who are taking some time off:
Christiane’s Designs will return in September.  If you need to contact her to place an order please email her at cwill23027@aol.com

Valencia’s Produce is on vacation this week and will be back next week.

This week’s vendors include*:

Amity Kitchen: Thai food, Spring Rolls and Mango Sticky Rice
Calvert Farm: Produce and fruits
Dicot Farm: Certified Organic Produce
Unique Eats and Scents: Hand creams and preserves
Inge’s Crochet: Hand made crochet items
Peacesake Candles: Soy based candles in multiple scents
Double Sharp: Local Musicians
Alcoba Coffee: Guatemalan coffee by the pound and by the cup
A Little Pottery: Pottery
Waltz Family Farm: Meat, eggs and cheeses
Qamrul Bhuiyan: Packaged artistically designed stationary
The Baked Apple: Apple muffins and breads
Terrapin Care Center: Chiropractic Care
Designed Naturally: Natural bead jewelry

Baker Charley: Gluten free bread and baked goods
Heavenly Created Desserts: Hot dogs and desserts
Roy and Arti’s Kitchen and Garden: Prepared Indonesian cuisine and vegetables
College Park Hypnosis Center: Making positive changes easier
* 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.

Meet the Vendor: INGE’S CROCHET

Inge has been crocheting since she was 6 years old and always has a wide variety of items for sale.
She specializes in baby and child items, but you will find many different and wonderful things on her table. Various items, such as  animals, hats, dresses, purses, washcloths, diaper covers, roses, cacti, tooth-fairy pillows and many others. She has recently added many new Star Wars figures, Disney Princesses and also Minions to her collection. Inge also crochets custom items upon request at no extra charge.

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