Farmer’s Market opens May 27

The Catskill Mountainkeeper Farmers’ Market in Liberty will be open
to the public every Friday evening, beginning May 27.

Catskill Mountainkeeper Farmers’ Markets in Liberty and Monticello
aim to promote local, sustainable agriculture, increased consumer
awareness and access to healthy foods, while enhancing the value
of our communities and economic opportunities for farmers, small
businesses and artisans.

The Liberty Farmers’ Market will be open every Friday from 4-7
p.m. from May 27 through Oct. 28 at Creekside Park, 91 S. Main St.
behind Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation.

The Monticello Farmers’ Market will be open every Monday from 11
a.m. – 2 p.m. from June 27 through Oct. 10 outside the Ted
Stroebele Recreation Center, 10 Jefferson St.

The Liberty and Monticello Farmers Markets are approved for the
‘Farmers Market Nutrition Program’ (FMNP), the Senior Farmers
Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), the WIC (Women, Infants and
Children) Vegetables and Fruit Program and Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program (SNAP, formally EBT) benefits.

These initiatives provide eligible recipients with vouchers that
can be used for the purchase of fresh, nutritious, unprepared,
locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers’
markets around New York. The purpose of these programs is both to
increase the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables among low
income, disadvantaged residents, including seniors and women,
infants and children, as well as to increase awareness within the
recipient community about the availability and benefits of fresh,
local food.

Both Farmers Markets are currently looking for Vendors, please click here to learn more.

If you have any further questions regarding the Monticello or
Liberty Farmers Markets, or would like to become a FMNP/SNAP
vendor please contact Market Manager, Ashley Tully at 845-439-1230
or ashley@catskillmountainkeeper.org.

The Monticello Farmers Market, formally Eat Healthy FMNP Farmers’
Market is a collaboration between Catskill Mountainkeeper,
Sullivan County Public Health Services (WIC Program), Sullivan
County Rural Health Network, and Cornell Cooperative Extension
Sullivan County.

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