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Old Town Farmers’ Market Newsletter (11.10.16) | Newsletter | Old Town Farmers’ Market

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Holiday vendors at market now!

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-2-28-13-pmIf you’ve noticed a new face or two at market, that’s because our holiday vendors are starting to make their appearances!  We’ve got new vendors galore for all of your holiday shopping and gifting needs (Dunham Farms even plans to bring Christmas trees in December!). To find our new guest vendors, check out the interactive vendor map here.


Shoe drive at market this week!   

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-2-29-19-pmHelp ensure local residents have warm shoes this winter!  Walk a Mile in My Shoes, a nonprofit, will be collecting shoes in front of the market stage this weekend.  Drop off new or gently used pairs in any size between 7 am and 12 noon this Saturday.

 

 


New Bike for Good video!

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-2-30-26-pmA big thank you to Ashley Blue for creating a new video documenting our Bike for Good program at the market!  Check it out here and on our Facebook and Twitter page.

 


Compost your Halloween pumpkins at market

Screen Shot 2016-11-10 at 2.31.34 PM.pngDon’t wait until the squirrels run off with them, bring your pumpkins to market this weekend and the Alexandria Resource Recovery/Composting Team will take them to a compost station.  The Resource Recovery team is located near the West side of City Hall near N. Royal Street.


SNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free!

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-2-32-33-pmThe 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. Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings!


 

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