This week at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market, browse our vendors’ selection of fall produce, ready your home for the season with fall decor and enjoy music by Charlie Flagiello, “The Uke of Earl.” The market is open from 8 am to 1 pm this and every Saturday at White Horse Park. You’ll find local fresh produce, artisan breads, baked goods, handcrafted items, meats, seafood, pet treats, wine, soaps and much, much more. Click here to view a complete list of the Ocean Pines Farmers Market vendors participating in this season’s market.
Fresh at the Market – This week’s market will feature late-season tomatoes, lima beans, eggplant, spaghetti squash, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, green beans, red beets, greens, apples and pears. Vendors will also be offering fall decor items including mums, flowering cabbage, flowering kale, ornamental peppers, Indian corn, gourds and pumpkins of every shape and size.
New Vendors – Welcome to new vendors Seashell Sweets Retro Confections and Great Expectations Farm and returning vendor The Good Farm. Gina and Kate at Seashell Sweets will be bringing their converted retro camper filled with locally made ice cream, baked goods, old-fashioned candies, beverages and more. Great Expectations raises all-natural grown beef and pork on their Rhodesdale, Md. farm. They offer beef and pork roast, ground beef, bacon, smoked ham, ham slices, scrapple, sausage, steaks, pork chops and more. And The Good Farm’s Christie and Rick will be returning with their naturally grown garlic, potatoes and salad and cooking greens. Stop by and learn more about this volunteer farm’s unique work-share program.
Coming Soon! Kids Market Zone – Pumpkin Palooza will invade the Kids Market Zone on Sept. 27! Ms. Vicki Lawrence and her pumpkin patch assistants will be crafting with kids between 9 am to 12 noon. Each child will choose a pumpkin and then decorate it with a variety of craft materials. This activity is open to all children between the ages of 3 and 14, and the cost is $6 per child. The Kids Market Zone will be located next to the Holy Trinity Pantry. Proceeds from this Kids Market Zone activity are being donated to the Holy Trinity Church.
Community Corner Tent – Now your civic group, club or non-profit organization can be featured under our Farmers Market Community Corner Tent. Hold a fundraiser, sign up new members or offer a demonstration to market visitors. For more information on how your organization can be featured at our Community Corner Tent, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-641-7717 ext. 3006.