This Week at the Ocean Pines Farmers & Artisans Market: Aug. 27

Grab your market basket and fill it with the best locally grown fruits and vegetables: it’s the summer harvest season! Strolling through the colorful produce stands of the green market at the Ocean Pines Farmers & Artisans Market is a late-summer rite of passage. Green and golden zucchini, rambunctious melons and just-picked corn beg you to take them home to be devoured.

How about a peach pie or a slice of gourmet cheese? Breathe deep the aroma of locally-roasted coffee and the music from the Market Stage that fills the marketplace air. Try the jams and jellies – they’re delicious! Slip on your comfy shoes and arrive ready to slow down and savor the market experience. Talk with the merchants – it’s a nostalgia experience, lost to past generations. Shop for unique specialty items at the beloved public market in Worcester County. And don’t forget to grab a bouquet of fresh-cut local flowers on your way out!

Wednesday Summer Market to Return in 2019
This Wednesday, August 29, is the last day for the mid-week market for the 2018 calendar year. The community feedback has been positive and the market’s management team has already begun the planning for next year’s second market day. Look for news announcing the return of the market in the early spring.

Fall Cooking Demonstrations Announced
We’ve announced our fall schedule for the Marketplace Open-Air Kitchen! Join us each Saturday morning at the Ocean Pines Farmers & Artisans Market for complimentary cooking demonstrations. Resident-chef Maggie Haren invites you to join her around the kitchen table at 10 a.m. for her easy-to-make menus prepared from the freshest ingredients of the market. See our complete Marketplace Open-Air Kitchen on our Facebook events page.

Hot Sauce Spills onto the Market Stage
This Saturday the Latin-inspired band Hot Sauce takes the Market Stage as the headliner music act for our Latin Marketplace event. Don’t miss a moment of this powerhouse band as they bring a vibrant feel to the marketplace. The music begins at 10 a.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy this great band that everyone’s talking about!

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