Wednesday, October 16, 2019

October 19 Market

Can you believe there are only 2 markets left for the season?!  If you haven't been to the market in a while, there is still time to come see us and stock up on your favorite local products.

There is still so much to see at the market, including beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, fennel, garlic, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, onions, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, radishes, squash, tomatoes, turnips, and more.

Remember, you can also find locally-produced eggs, dairy, baked goods, meats, flour, honey, maple syrup, fermented foods, canned goods, and bath and body products.

We will share the S&T lot with the Love of Life 5K this weekend.  If you are involved in this great event, be sure to bring your friends over to the market after the race!

Volunteer Opportunity!
Are you a lover of farmers' markets and local foods?  Do you have a way with words and want to get involved in the community?  We have a volunteer opportunity for you!

The market is seeking a volunteer to write our weekly blog posts and e-newsletters.  This will require a time commitment of approximately 1 hour per week and last through the 2020 market season.  Email us at indianafarmmarket@gmail.com for more information if you are interested!


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See you at the market! 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

October 12 Market

Hello, hello!  We hope you are enjoying the nice, crisp fall weather we've been having.  Bundle up and come see us this Saturday.  There are only 3 markets left this season, don't miss out!!

While there is still a great variety of produce for sale, we are seeing more winter squash, pumpkins, and honey.  A cool morning also makes those fresh baked goods look especially yummy - or bake your own with locally-milled flours and pastured eggs!  Stock up on soaps, meats, ferments, canned jams and sauces, and whatever else you'll need this winter.



Volunteer Opportunity!
Are you a lover of farmers' markets and local foods?  Do you have a way with words and want to get involved in the community?  We have a volunteer opportunity for you!

The market is seeking a volunteer to write our weekly blog posts and e-newsletters.  This will require a time commitment of approximately 1 hour per week and last through the 2020 market season.  Email us at indianafarmmarket@gmail.com for more information if you are interested!


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See you at the market! 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

October!!

Hello all!  October is here - and so are we!

This week marks our final Wednesday market of the year (10/2).  Thank you to all of those who came out and supported our mid-week market!

The Saturday market remains open through October 26th - that's 4 more weeks of fresh, local foods!  And yes, we are OPEN this weekend at our regular time and place, so be sure to stop in if you're headed to the Homecoming Parade.  Some roads will be closed, but there is still parking available in the S&T lot for customers.

Fat Radish Farm and Cultures will not be at this Saturday's market, but we are expecting honey from Longview Farm & Apiary.  Come see us!

Save the Date
Kids' Day is October 12!  
Bring the family for fun, free kid's activities all morning long!


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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Week of September 25 & 28

Thank you, thank you to all who supported Harvest for the Hungry last week!  We delivered 3 boxes and about a dozen bags filled with food, along with several cash donations, to the food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church.  They were so appreciative of the contributions.

The market is still in full swing, and the Saturday market remains open through the END of October - that's 5 more weeks of fresh, local produce and all of your other favorites!  Fall produce items like winter squash and pumpkins are now available.  Sweet corn will be finishing up soon, so get it while you can!

There are 2 weeks left to shop the Wednesday market (final day October 2).


Last week, in addition to our Harvest for the Hungry drive, Power Up Nutrition shared samples and recipes for pumpkin hummus, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank was on hand with healthy recipes and information about SNAP benefits, and we enjoyed more live music by Country Blue.

This week, musician Al Craigie returns - and you never know who will join him!

Foodbucks are back!  Huge thanks to the United Way of Indiana County their generous support.


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Monday, September 16, 2019

Harvest for the Hungry

Did you know...
  • 1 in 8 Pennsylvanians struggle with hunger 
  • 1 in 6 children in Pennsylvania struggles with hunger
September is Hunger Action Month (through Feeding America), so we are taking action right here at our market.  Read on to learn more about how you can help!

Last week, Home Instead Senior Care and Senior LIFE were on hand to share resources and services available to our senior neighbors.  Color to Dye For joined us once again in the artisan booth with her unique hand-dyed items, jewelry, and home decor. 

Thank you to Tony's Orchard for being with us again this season.  Last week was their final market of the year, but we look forward to having them back with even more delicious apples and peaches next season!


Harvest for the Hungry

This week, we join organizations and communities nationwide in supporting Hunger Action Month.  Right here in Indiana County, nearly than 12,000 people are food-insecure, including 3,300 children, meaning that they lack access to enough food for an active, healthy life (USDA).  Children, seniors, and people living in rural areas are at particular risk for food insecurity and hunger. 

So, how can you help this weekend?  

It's easy!!  Simply purchase extra food items from our market vendors and drop them off at the market information booth (the same booth where you swipe your credit/debit/EBT card for tokens).

All donations will be delivered to the food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church.

Then, be sure to enjoy the other special booths and activities happening at the event.
Some of our vendors will participate, as well.  Mahoning Creek Farm will NOT be at the market this week, but chose to donate 10% of last week's sales (in meats) to the food bank.  Thank you!


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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Week of September 11 & 14

School is back in session, mornings have been a bit cooler, and fall produce in coming into season.  Signs of fall are moving in, but we're staying right here!  The Saturday market is open all the way through October, and our Wednesday market runs until October 2.  That means you've still got 7 more weeks to enjoy the freshest produce around and lots of other locally-produced goodies!

Speaking of fall produce, we are starting to see more winter squash and pumpkins.  Buck Run Honey was set up last week, and Lone Oak Farm had their very own real luffa (or loofah, if you prefer) for sale!  Country Blue also returned and provided some great live music!

This week, Home Instead Senior Care will be on hand at the Saturday market with information about their programs and in-home services that seek to "enhance the lives of aging adults and their families."  Color To Dye For will be in the artisan booth with unique hand-dyed clothing, accessories, and fabric.


Save the Date

Harvest for the Hungry is September 21!

September is Hunger Action Month, so we set aside one day each year to collect donations for a local food pantry.  Just purchase extra food at the market and drop it off at the market information booth.

There will also be live music, healthy food samples, and more.  Bring the whole family for a fun morning at the market, and help fight hunger in our community!


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See you at the market! 

Monday, September 2, 2019

Week of September 4 & 7

September is here and it is beginning to feel like autumn is upon us!  It's that time of year for crisp apples, gooey cinnamon rolls, and hearty winter squash.  But not so fast... your summer favorites are still hanging on - lots of fresh tomatoes, peppers, beans, cucumbers, melons, and more fill our vendor's stands each week.  Stop by to savor the last weeks summer and welcome new items each week!

Last week, we welcomed back local artisans Shawna Montgomery, Chandler Bouton & Emily McMichael.  We also enjoyed live music by Alan Craigie and special guests throughout the morning, including our own Stanley Chepaitis of Uncle Henry's Garden!  We saw the first big, bright sunflowers of the season, and fresh edamame!


This week, Country Blue returns with their relaxed acoustic country and bluegrass tunes. 

Save the Date

September 14 is Senior Day!  
Come by the market and visit with local groups offering resources and services 
to seniors in our community.  



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See you at the market!