Its June, and in NY, that means Farmer's Market season! Its my favorite time of year, especially at the only market I set up at, in beautiful Clinton, NY. I have been a vendor at this market since 2012, and nursed my now 7 year old there that summer. My littlest was born during market season in 2015, and I would nurse her and help customers out that summer too! I love that my 3 children have grown up being a part of the local economy in such an organic way. (pardon the pun!)
We have met so many people who have gone from fellow vendors to friends to "market family", and customers who return each year, and I wonder at how the babies who wore my onesies are now big enough to ride their bikes through the market!
It takes alot of work to set up each week, but it is something I look forward to. Except in thunderstorms or rain. I don't love it then.
When you go to your local farmer's market, take the time to get to know your producers and creators. We LOVE to get to know our customers. Its all about the relationships we are building for our communities.
As a reminder, the Clinton Farmer's Market takes place Thursdays, from June 6 until October 3 this year, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Village Green in beautiful Clinton, NY. We have a wonderful mix of farmers, food vendors, and artisans. Take some time to visit us! I am hoping to have my same spot, under the big tulip tree, near the gazebo, two spots up from the Eastern Star hot dog booth.
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