Hale and Hearty Fourth of July Celebrants Find Their Way to the Farmers’ Market!

July 4, 2014 -Islands in the storm – That’s how it might have looked to those viewing last Friday’s market from Old Post Rd.  Determined vendors and indomitable shoppers braved the wind and rain in order to sell and buy those deliciously fresh farmers’ market items.

3 Hurricane oysters and flowers

Despite threats that the weather would become increasingly ominous, farmers’ prepared for customers.3 John and the lettuces

And when they were prepared……3 Paradise Hill despite rain

….The customers DID come!3 Jane Burns

3 Lucky Foot Ranch

To paraphrase the observation of one Land Trust member – the music for this week’s market was provided by Hurricane Arthur – complete with nature’s own version of fire works – thunder and lightning.

People streamed in throughout the early and mid morning hours, many of them alerted by the brilliant yellow lilies visible from the road .  Shoppers could be seen clustered under tents, visiting with one another while they waited for the rain to subside.  And when it did, they would to scurry to shop at the next booth.3 oysters despite Arthur

What’s Coming THIS Friday, July 11th?

MUSIC with CHRIS FEE!

A VISIT from our OUR INDIE CYCLE neighbors so bring your used electronics!

STORYTELLING with LOREN SPEARS!  4 smaller tomaquag-museum

And the produce and products you’ve come to rely on from our local farmers and craftspeople!

Be sure to join us!

 

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