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Gateway Farmers Market Producers and Volunteers Have Clean-Up Workday Scheduled

Gateway Farmers Market sign signifying what produce is available at various times

TEXARKANA, Ark. –

We are looking forward to another great year at the Gateway Farmers Market! 

 In order to start the year off right, we will have our Annual Market Cleanup Day 9:00 a.m., Saturday April 28, 2015.  Please make plans to attend and bring your working tools, such as hoes, rakes, shovels, safety goggles, etc.

 We will work on:

  • Clean signs
  • Repair/replace brackets to hold letters on sign
  • Organize storage room
  • Clean concrete floors
  • Clean landscaping and trim edges
  • Other items as needed

 See you at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, April 25, 2015.

 Important Announcement!!!

 At the last Gateway Farmers Market Oversight Committee Meeting, the following was decided for the 2015 season:

  • We will follow the Arkansas Department of Health & Arkansas Agriculture Department Farmers’ Market Vendor Guide.
  • See the attached Farmers’ Market Quick Guide Reference.
    • Note!  You must have permit to sell shelled peas or nuts.
    • No sliced fruit or vegetables given as samples.

 This link will take you to the updated guide published April 2014.

By Jennifer Caraway 

County Extension Agent - Agriculture
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
400 Laurel Street, Suite 215 Texarkana AR 71854
(870) 779-3609
jcaraway@uaex.edu 

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