The market booth hosted the "Great Veggie Hunt", as children searched for a different vegetable in every vendor's booth. We also offered a challenging game matching whole grains to their ground versions, courtesy of Leap's Farm.
The musical stylings of Dan Stonerook were the perfect soundtrack for a beautiful market day.
The Children's Advisory Commission of Indiana County taught us how long it really takes to grow a pizza and provided a fun farm-themed photo op, bookmarks, and stamping for the kiddos.
SQUAD Jr. led a fun art and science experience where little artists could create pigments and pictures using fresh flowers - provided by our vendors!
Debby LeeAnn Johnson Bennett, a local consultant for Usborne Books & More, had a great selection of books for storytimes throughout the morning.
The Girl Scouts of Western PA had fun, handmade dragonflies and airplanes to decorate with markers, jewels, and more. They also shared information about the Girl Scouts' day camp at Blue Spruce Park and how to get involved with Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts here in Indiana.
Finally, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank was on hand with information about SNAP benefits, recipes, and a fun food group matching game!
In produce-related news, garlic is arriving, and we are seeing lots more summer fruits and veggies come into season, including blueberries, black raspberries, cucumbers, and sweet corn! Come and pick up your favorites!
This Saturday, we welcome back Country Blue, an acoustic duo playing a mix of country and bluegrass music.
See you at the market!
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