University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Farmer's Market

 

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Welcome to the Mercer County Farmers Market 

Location:  Mercer County Fair Grounds

Market Days:  Tuesdays, 4:00 - 7:00 pm 
                       Thursdays, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
                       Saturdays, 9:00 am - noon

 

Opening Day is May 10th!

 

Why buy local?

    *full-flavored, fresh produce
    *wide variety of produce
    *special request may be honored for unusual produce
    *buyer and seller meet directly
    *local business benefit
    *money is exchanged and spent in local area
    *provides for a local meeting place

 

Products permitted to be sold:

meats soaps, bath salts wool, fleeces herbs fruits, cider jams, jellies
fruit baskets preserves dried fruits & vegetables bedding plants ornamental produce hay, straw
baked goods potted plants plant arrangements canned goods cut, dried flowers eggs
  produce containers honey, maple syrup fresh vegetables    

 **Not all of these products are available all of the time.  Additionally, if you are interested in selling a product not listed above, you may do so after receiving clearance from the other market members.

t Applications MUST be approved by Linda McClanahan, Mercer County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources.

Application fee is $40 for the season, or $15 for one day pass, and should be turned in with application to the Extension Office located at 1007 Lexington  Road.

 

 

Farmers Market Application  

        

Farmers Market Vendor Agreement

 

 

Links of interest:

WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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