National Farmers Market Week Will Be Celebrated August 9th At Market On Central

Secretary of Agriculture of the United States of America Tom Vilsack, has signed a proclamation identifying August 3rd through the 9th as National Farmers Market Week. The week will help to further the awareness of farmers markets' and their contribution to American life.

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"National Farmers Market Week is an excellent way to promote awareness of the contributions our area farmers make in the lives of consumers." states Cheryl O'Hern, Market Manager.

Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has proclaimed August 3rd through August 9th as National Farmers Market Week. Market on Central in Fort Dodge, IA will focus their August 9th farmers market promoting fresh produce vendors and Iowa made products.

"National Farmers Market Week is an excellent way to promote awareness of the contributions our area farmers make in the lives of consumers." states Cheryl O'Hern, Market Manager. "Farmers markets have increasingly become an important part of providing a variety of fresh, affordable, convenient and healthful products sold directly from the farm."

Market on Central is located in Historic Downtown Fort Dodge and has over 50 vendors at any given market selling a variety of Iowa made products. Here you can find fresh produce picked that morning, honey, cheese, jams and jellies, wine, breads and baked goods, cheesecake, popcorn, maple syrup, a variety of homemade items along with food vendors. Come for Breakfast, Stay for Lunch and Take Home Dinner is the motto of Market on Central.

The popularity of farmers markets and the historic backdrop of Market on Central directly reflects on the fact that it has been named #76 of the top 101 Farmers Markets in the Nation.

The entire family will enjoy the celebration on August 9th with musical entertainment, pony rides and the Fort Dodge Fire Department all providing activities for the visitors. Demonstrations, product information and giveaways for the Discover You Can: Learn, Make, Share by the Ball and Jarden corporations will also be available.

Market on Central starts at 9 am and ends at 1 pm in Historic Downtown Fort Dodge.

Market on Central is a public private partnership. More information on these partnerships along with Market on Central vendor lists can be found on the website at http://www.fdmarketoncentral.com or by calling 515-302-8026.


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