This Blog is dedicated to strengthening communication between Farmer's Markets Organizers, Vendors, and Customers. It is hoped that locations, times and EVENTS will be contributed.
Reviews by Customers and Recaps of recent markets will be welcome. Hopefully this blog will be a running account of the interaction between area Farmer's Markets to promote exposure and inform interested individuals in the growing variety and availability of local markets and locally produced…Continue
So I have always kind of seen myself as a passionate person without the know-how of how to get my ideas to make it to the 'main stage.' Slowly but surely my confidence has risen and with organizations like this Alliance I see anything is possible and passion is overflowing everywhere. Ideas are just ideas but shared ideas become reality and that is why I have come to be a part of this community because there are possibilities and we can all create change. Takers no more, we can all be…Continue
Added by Tommy Hawkins on April 22, 2010 at 10:28am — No Comments
Yesterday was a huge day. As part of the feasibility assessment for the Well-Fed Neighbor Farmers’ Coop, we met with major restaurant owners and managers to talk about a sustainable, fair business model. Discussions were inspiring and fruitful! I am convinced, should the data prove adequate demand and supply, that the Springfield Metro Area may be the first locale in the US that can truly…Continue
Added by Ruell Chappell on April 15, 2010 at 9:24am — No Comments
Oh, What a Day!
My wife said early this morning, "Are you going to the park today"? My reply, "I might". About ll:30 I arrived at Close Memorial Park, the lot was already half full. I thought I don't need this light jacket and started around the west end of Lake Drummond with two plastic shopping bags in my pocket just in case I saw some trash.
On the south side of of the lake near the dogwood trees I thought I would walk the treeline to see…
Added by Michael Baird on April 9, 2010 at 3:02pm — No Comments
Here's our great opportunity for all of us to come together as members and support this vision with our presence, meet one another, and rally many more in our community to this vision.
See the two NHA FAIR "events" listed on this site for April 9th PM and then April 10th-11th : "Dancing into the Garden of LIfe . . . Celebrating Your Healing Journey". Indicate there that you plan to attend both of…Continue