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This Week at DFM: July 2

by | Jun 30, 2022

DFM Shoppers,

July 4th weekend is here! It’s time to prepare for that delicious backyard picnic we all associate with this fun summertime holiday.  The Davidson Farmers Market has bundles of food to help:  locally grown and sourced meats and seafood for your grill, fresh picked fruits and vegetables for salads and delicious hand crafted cheeses for snacking.  If time is tight, don’t forget the DFM prepared food vendors!  They have your sweets and savories covered; pies to pastas, popcorn to chocolate, donuts to pumpkin seeds!  One trip to the DFM this Saturday and you will have your backyard picnic covered! 

Happy Birthday America!

eat fresh, eat local!

Patty Winters, market manager 

Vendor Spotlight

Make sure to stop by Blue Goat Diary and try some of their super fresh and delicious cheese.  All of their goats are treated with only homeopathic remedies and herbs to keep them healthy. The goats are fed with all-natural local hay that is not treated with sprays or other harmful chemicals. You can taste the love owners Rebecca and John have for their goats in every bite!

Lots to do at the DFM!

July 2 – DFM music by Gabrielle Marina, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners , Coco Cuisine and Bleu Barn food trucks

July 9 – DFM music by ion Sound, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners, Seed to Sanctuary workshop

July 16 – DFM music by Under the Tree, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners

July 23 – *DFM Salsa Showdown, DFM music by Papa Greybeard, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners

*Get ready for the Annual Salsa Showdown on Saturday, July 23,

from 9 – 11 am, at the Davidson Farmers Market! The fresh from the market salsa making competition.  We are looking for community contenders!

If you are interested in competing in a one or two-person team for this event, please email the Market Coordinator, Courtney Spear.  We will provide you with a detailed document to prepare you for the event. The salsa will be prepared on-site using Market items.

The first four interested will be accepted, with a wait list after that. Professional chefs are not eligible to participate.

Join in the fun!! Market shoppers and vendors will be the judges of this competition. $25 prize and bragging rights!

The Davidson Farmers Market is happy to announce the return of the DFM Growing Kids Club.  This special program allows young gardeners to sell their home-grown produce (free booth rental). Any child can participate two times per year.  Please email [email protected]org for more information.  

A special thank you to those who made the DFM special last week… the Town of Davidson for helping to keep our Market clean, the DFM vendors for providing a bounty of fresh, healthy local products, Mbrace Studio for the free pre-market fitness class, the DFM Sponsors for their financial support and the DFM Green team who continue to volunteer their time, talent and energy. 

Things to Know about DFM

Market hours: 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. 

Shopping starts at the ringing of the market bell.  No entrance to market area prior to bell. 

Payment: Most vendors accept cash and credit cards. 

Parking: You can find public parking along Main Street, Jackson Street, the Davidson Presbyterian Church parking lot at the corner of Depot & Jackson Streets..  All of which are just a short walk form a Market entrance.  

No pets: While we all love to have dogs around town, the Davidson Farmers Market is a dog & pet free Market. Pets are not permitted within the Market grounds. As always, service animals are welcome.

Questions: Look for the DFM Market Tent or [email protected]org.

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