Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Exciting News!!!

The Blue Ridge Farmers Market is excited to announce a season full of educational classes for you! Below you will find the dates of the classes, whose teaching it and what the class will be about. All classes will be at 10:30 am under the farmers market tent.

Feel free to show up or sign up at the market. We hope you will take advantage of these classes; who knows, you may find a new hobby or even a new career. You certainly will learn something valuable.

July 10: Growing and painting gourds, Betty Rozier

July 24: Raising Chickens, Linda LaBelle

August 7: Raised bed gardening, Luke Dilbeck

August 14: Raising bees, Reid Carney

August 21: Local herbs and uses, Sue Campbell

September 4: Baking bread and working with yeast, Lisa Queen

Also, we will be having raffles every other Saturday this year, so be sure to come by and get a ticket!

Contest Dates:

July 17th we will have a contest for the biggest tomato. Trophy to be awarded.
July 31st we will have a contest for who can guess how many beans in the basket. Prize to be awarded
August 28th there will be a pie eating contest!! Invite everyone you know. There will a limited number spots for this event. Trophy to be awarded.

So don't miss out on the fun this year at the Blue Ridge Farmers Market! Come visit, chat a while, and find healthy, local produce, baked goods and crafts.

We'll be looking for you!!

photography by Hannah Queen

1 comment:

  1. Okay i am definitely in for August 4 baking bread with Yeast. wow! cant wait to see you all at the FM!