Thunderstorms forecast for the first Friday afternoon in May can only mean one thing . . . it’s opening day at the Rexburg Farmers Market! Rain or shine, our dedicated vendors will be there bringing you their amazing goods! We’re happy to begin our 7th season and grateful to our wonderful customers for their support. We’ll be giving away free flowers for Moms while supplies last so come and say hi from 4-8 on South College Ave. in Rexburg
This warm weather and sunshine (or at least sunshine) has us looking forward to the 2015 market season, set to begin on Friday, May 8. If you are a returning vendor or interested in becoming a vendor please click the Applications tab at the top of this page and download the appropriate application. If you get your application in by March 18, you’re market membership will only be $50 for the season. After March 18, the membership fee will go up to $75.
Our annual Spring Vendor Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 18, at 7:00 at the Tabernacle. This is a mandatory meeting for all vendors, and anyone interested in becoming a vendor is welcome to attend as well. If you know anyone who would make a great vendor at the market, send them our way!!
The 2013 vendor applications are available for download here. We’re looking for vendors dedicated to bringing our customers the best in locally produced foods and goods every Friday night. If you know someone who would make a great vendor send them our way, and if it’s you — then apply today! If there is something you’d like to see sold at the market — let us know! We’re committed to bringing you the freshest produce and best local products around . . . only 7 weeks until opening day!
With all the snow outside it’s hard to imagine that in just 2 short months we’ll be celebrating the opening of the 5th season of the Rexburg Farmers Market. The market will open this year on Friday, May 10, in the same location — right across the street from City Hall on First East. We can’t wait to see our loyal customers again and welcome new friends to the market. We’ve got great things planned for this year so check back here often and be sure to like our Facebook page to find out what’s happening at the market. We’ll see you soon!
Join us tonight at the market for our annual Harvest Festival celebrating the last night of the market. There will be free pumpkin decorating for the kids and market giveaways all night. We also have a great lineup of live entertainment tonight including the cast of Deep Love: A Ghostly Folk Opera, the Betty’s (it was too cold last week) & Ron Ferguson.
Don’t miss your last chance to stock up on local produce like winter squash, onions, potatoes, carrots, beets, apples, and more. There is also a huge selection of pumpkins at great prices starting with mini pumpkins 4 for $1.
See you there!
At long last the Hicks family will be at the market with their LOCAL HONEY this Friday, Oct. 5! They were hoping to be there last week but just couldn’t make it. Stop by and pick some up, it’s sure to go quick!
Also Fresh at the market, Pumpkins winter squash,sweet corn, onions, peppers, carrots, tomatoes, beets, potatoes, summer squash, cucumbers, apples, potatoes, and if the frost doesn’t get them there may be some strawberries and raspberries. Don’t forget the market also features raw milk, free range eggs, and naturally produced chicken, turkey, and pork as well as lots of other specialty foods and handmade goods.
We’ll also be lucky to hear from these lovely ladies, known as The Betty’s, they’ll be performing at the 6:00. See you there!
This weeks fresh produce includes: Pumpkins — of all shapes and sizes! Winter squash, sweet corn, onions, peppers, carrots, tomatoes, honeydew melon, beets, potatoes, summer squash, strawberries, raspberries, cucumbers, apples, and of course potatoes.
The market also features raw milk, free range eggs, and naturally produced chicken, turkey, and pork, and making a comeback this week is LOCAL HONEY!
We’ll see you at the market!
We’re celebrating with FREE slices of watermelon for everyone and fun things for the kids to do too! The produce vendors are loaded with good things to eat, and there are lots of other goodies at the market too. Roasted Mexican Corn, Gourmet fudge, Breads and Muffins, Kettle Corn, Raw Milk, Eggs, and we’ve just welcomed a new vendor selling meats — chicken, pork, and lamb. Bring your shopping list to the market tonight!
This week the United States Department of Agriculture is celebrating National Farmers Market Week. Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has likewise proclaimed Aug. 5-11, Idaho Farmers Market Week and we’re celebrating this Friday and the rest of the month! Click here to find out all of the details.
this Friday, July 6, 2012
It’s the season for cherries, strawberries, and blueberries at the market and what better way to celebrate sweet berry goodness than with a good old fashioned Pie Baking Contest! Click here download the rules for the contest and show up at the market with a pie or two!
If you’re better at eating pies than baking them, you should enter our pie eating contest! Or help us judge which pies will take home the prize! We’ll have some free activities for the kids and a few market giveaways too. And don’t forget to pick up some of those delicious local and regional berries and cherries while you’re there.