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Old Town Farmers’ Market News – Edition 77 (8.13.2016) | Newsletter | Old Town Farmer’s Market

Farmers' Market Newsletter

August 13, 2016, Issue 77
301 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia  22314
Open Year-Round | Every Saturday | 7 am  12 pm (noon)
Free Parking at Market Square Garage until 12:30 pm
We accept SNAP/EBT
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Farmers Market Week

We’re Celebrating National Farmers Market Week! 
Join us this Saturday as we celebrate National Farmers Market Week at the Old Town Farmers Market!  Come enjoy live music on the stage from 9:30 am to 11:30 am AND we’re giving away OTFM t-shirts and tote bags. Check out our Facebook page for more information about the giveaway, and click here to learn more about National Farmers Market Week.


Watermelon Salad

Market to Table Recipe: Watermelon and Mint Salad 
This summer salad is the perfect way to use up a giant watermelon! Pick up your melon from Lopez Farm, Dunham Farms, or any of our other great vendors, and don’t forget Kalamata olives from Dmitri Olive Farm and mint from Bigg Riggs! Click here for the full recipe.


Customer Survey

Take our Annual Customer Survey! 
We want to hear from you!  Click here to take our annual customer survey to give us feedback on vendors, hours, market activities and other important market info!  It takes about three minutes and will work on both a smartphone and computer.  If you have additional feedback, please email Mae Carroll, Market Manager, at OldTownFarmersMarket@AlexandriaVA.gov.

 


Volunteers

Volunteers Needed at Market!
We need volunteers to help with collecting donations for Hunger Action Month in September.  If you’re interested, please contact Sara Kohn Rhoades at sara.rhoades@alexandriava.gov.


SNAP

SNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free and Maybe More!
The Old Town Farmers’ Market accepts SNAP/EBT and offers customers up to $20 in matching funds.  See Double Dollar Brochure – English or Double Dollar Brochure – Spanish for more information. This summer, SNAP customers can participate in a lottery for the chance to win even more incentives!  Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings!

Online Market Map

Market information – Online vendor map 
Wondering where your favorite vendor is this Saturday?  If you’re wondering whether you can plan on a vendor to be a market on a specific week, check out our vendor map here.

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