Vol. 3 Issue 19 – The Dog Days of SummerAaaah, the Dog Days of Summer at the Hollywood Farmers Market!  The market will be hosting bring you dog to the market on Saturday, August 26h between 9:30 am to 12:00 Noon. You can check this out if you want your dog to behave during such events.

The first 30 dogs will receive a treat bag and a chance to have their picture posted on our Facebook page and featured in a future market newsletter along with a short bio.  All dogs must be leashed (please no long leads) under the control of their owner and social to other dogs and humans.  We look forward to seeing all of our furry friends and owners and look to meeting new doggie patrons and their owners.

Please welcome our guest vendors:
Let us welcome back Jordyn Fowler!  Our contestant for the National American Miss pageant.  While she didn’t make it this year, she did her best and learned for next year.  Jordyn will sell her handmade bracelets and key chains to raise money for the 2018 pageant.  She also would love to practice answering questions which will help her feel more comfortable in front of the judges.

Senior Saturday
Senior Saturday is this Saturday, August 26th. If you are 65+ and reside in College Park, please stop by the Market‘s information table to receive $5.00 in marketcoupons to use only on August 26th from 9:00 am until noon.

College Park Arts Exchange (CPAE) at the Market
On Saturday, September 30th Aaron Springer from the CPAE will be at the marketmaking Slime/Gak/Oobleck/Nonnewtonian Fluid.  So many names – such a great activity for young and old alike!  Mr. Springer would like to have a good idea of attendees in order to purchase the proper amount of supplies.  If you are interested in attending this event please stop by the market information table and add your name to the sign up sheet.

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
Unique Eats and Scents will be back in a few weeks
Heavenly Created Desserts will be back after Labor Day.

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
Valencia’s Produce: Fresh Virginian Produce
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
Qamrul Bhuiyan: Packaged artistically designed stationary
Terrapin Care Center: Chiropractic Care
Designed Naturally: Natural bead jewelry

Baker Charley: Gluten free bread and baked goods
Roy and Arti’s Kitchen and Garden: Prepared Indonesian cuisine and vegetables
Starbucks: Giving away coffee grounds for composting or garden
Waltz FarmFarm raised meats and cheeses

* 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 marketplease 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 pets belonging to low-income individuals and families living in Prince George’s County. 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.

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