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This Week at DFM: September 3

by | Sep 1, 2022

Prime Season Weekly Newsletter

September 3, 2022

9 am – 12 pm, Rain or Shine, No Pets Please!

Shopping starts at the ringing of the market bell.

 

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone! This holiday weekend we pause to honor and recognize all the long hours our DFM vendors labor to bring the very best products to the DFM. Please take a moment while shopping this Saturday to show your appreciation to our DFM vendor family. The Davidson Farmers Market is great because of their hard work!

The DFM will continue our Apple Fundraiser this Saturday. Apples available this Saturday at the DFM: Gala, Honey Crisp, Ginger Gold, and Cortland: $5/lb, $8/2lb bag.

The apples are mountain fresh and a special tasty snack to include in your child’s school bag. On the lunch box note, don’t forget to check out all of our vendors for that special treat to help your student power through the day!

The Davidson Farmers Market Board will open applications for 2023 on September 1. The application will be available on our website, www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Applications will be due with a $25 non-refundable application fee no later than November 15, 2022.

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance or denial no later than December 1, 2022.

September 3 –  DFM Apple Fundraiser, DFM music by ion Sounds, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners

September 10 –  DFM Apple Fundraiser, DFM music by ion Sounds, Seed to Sanctuary Workshop, It’s time to plant again! What to grow this fall?

September 17 – DFM Apple Fundraiser, DFM music by Under the Tree, Lions Club broom sale, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners

September 24 – DFM Apple Fundraiser, DFM music by Rusty Knox, Q&A with Mecklenburg Master Gardeners

 DFM Vendor Applications

 Applications for the 2023 season are now being accepted. The application is available below and also on www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Applications are due with a $25 non-refundable application fee no later than October 1, 2022. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance or denial no later than November 15, 2022.

Vendor Spotlight

Essential Soap Company has been a vendor of the Davidson Farmers Market for over 13 years! Started in 1995, ESC was founded on the principles of aromatherapy. ESC is committed to ingredients and processes that create soaps customers find to be mild and gentle to their skin.

All of ESC’s skin-care products are hand made in small batches in the Cotswold area of Charlotte using Essential Oils and all-natural ingredients, locally sourced if available. ESC does not use animal fat, palm oil, artificial fragrances nor sodium laurel sulfate in our products. Make sure to stop by and talk with Raynel from Essential Soap Company this Saturday at the DFM!

 

DFM Growing Kids Club

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. [email protected] for more information. 

 

Thank you!

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, the DFM Sponsors for their financial support, the DFM Green team who continues to volunteer time, talent, and energy and the DFM musicians for the beautiful music!

A huge thank you to those individuals who donate to support the DFM.  Your support enables the market’s mission and helps sustain DFM as a vibrant community gathering place and source for healthy, locally grown produce and products. To make a donation, visit our secure, online gift form or mail a check to PO Box 2534, Davidson, NC 28036. All donations are tax deductible.

 

DFM “Need to Knows”

Market hours: 9 am until 12 pm

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. 

Davidson Farmers Market partners with a local food pantry, Hearts and Hands.  Each week the DFM offers a donation bin for the DFM Community to drop their donations.  The bin is located at the DFM Market Tent.

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]

 

 

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