Liberal Farmers Market Opens Saturday, May 4
Joe Denoyer - April 29, 2019 12:26 pm
The Liberal Farmers Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 at 1325 N. Kansas, the parking lot at the Village Plaza in front of the North Pizza Hut. The Farmers Market will be open every Saturday, from 8 a.m. until noon through Sept. 27.
“All booths that sell something must sell items that are home-made or home-grown,” said Debra Huddleston, Market Manager. “However, any local business also can have a booth with the intent of providing information, education, or public service.”
“We will have a wide variety of items at the first market, including fresh vegetables, baked goods, beef/pork/chicken and more, craft items, and musical entertainment.
Huddleston also offers voter registration services. “I have the paper forms which you can fill out and I turn into the Seward County Clerk on the following Monday or I can show you how to register online from your telephone,” she said.
For the kick off of the first Farmers Market of the season, the first 20 people to check in with Huddleston at her booth and post their visit to Facebook will get $5 in Farmers Market bucks to be spent at any of the booths at the market.
Booth rental for selling or business purpose is $10 per Saturday or $150 for the season. If you are paying for the season, you can pay $20 per Saturday with payment in full by June 29. Non-profits (501c3, youth groups, clubs, school groups, civic and service organizations, etc.) can have a booth for fundraising purposes with the first one free and any time after that at $5 per Saturday.
“There are specific rules about what can be sold at the Farmers Market and you can contact me for more information,” said Huddleston. Huddleston may be contacted by calling 620-391-2252, emailing [email protected], or sending a message through the Farmers Market in Liberal, KS Facebook page.
The Liberal Farmers Market is sponsored by the Liberal Area Coalition for Families, a community coalition whose mission is to make Liberal the best place to live and raise a family. More information is available at www.liberalcoalition.com.