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Thurmont celebrates National Farmers Market week

(7/25) This year, National Farmers Market week runs during the week of August 6 Ė 12. In celebration of National Farmers Market week, the Thurmont Main Street Farmer's Market will have some new vendors in addition to the other great vendors who are there each week at their Saturday, August 12 Farmer's Market from 9 a.m. - Noon. Some special events and activities will also be taking place throughout the morning.

Detour winery will be present and will be sampling and selling their fruit wines and Josh Bollinger from Bollinger's Restaurant will be serving his famous pit beef, pork, & turkey sandwiches. Also, the Thurmont Regional Library, Trades of Hope, & Yoga 2 You will have their own booths and welcome everyone to come and visit.

Acoustic guitar player Michael Warner will be performing throughout the Farmer's Market. Michael's repertoire includes songs by Dylan, Townes Van Zandt, John Prine, Eric Clapton, David Bromberg et al, along with those of friends you've never heard of. He will also be playing some of his own original music. If the name sound familiar, you may have heard Michael perform at the Frederick Coffee Company, McClintock Distillery, Beans in the Belfry, and Linganore Winery.

Farmers Markets arenít just a great way to get out in your community and enjoy the summer weather, they also offer a great avenue to support local farmers, growers and artisans by purchasing locally grown produce and products. Farmers markets stimulate the local economy, increase access to fresh food, preserve farmland and rural livelihoods and support healthy communities. The Thurmont Farmer's Market is located at the Municipal Parking Lot on South Center Street in front of the American Legion.

If you havenít had a chance to visit the Thurmont Farmers Market, take some time on August 12 to check it out!

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