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Clarkston Farmers Market Kicks Off 2024 Season June 6

Release from Clarkston Farmers Market
June 2, 2024

CLARKSTON – The Clarkston Farmers Market opens Thursday, June 6 and will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Clarkston Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. June through August, changing hours 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in September.

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The market plans to have musical entertainment from local musicians, children’s activities with WSU SNAP-Ed Food$ense program to earn $2 Power of Produce (POP) Club bucks, and a new Family Club is being introduced for families to learn about the market and participate in healthy family activities to earn $10 toward healthy food options.

The market is still accepting applications and seeking food and farmer vendors, as well as all other vendor types, and as well as interested food truck vendors. Food and farmer vendors eligible to accept SNAP will have free booth space, with only a $25 application fee. The market also allows non-profits to set up at the market with no fees if offering information or activities to the public.

The Clarkston Farmers Market also invites interested businesses who would like to sponsor entertainment, children’s activities for September, or a presenting sponsor for the market. Those interested in participating as a vendor, performer, or sponsor please reach out to the market email at [email protected], contact us on Facebook at @clarkstonfarmersmarket, or go to our website at https://marketspread.com/market/19472/clarkston-farmers-market/

In addition to the Kid’s POP Club bucks for fresh produce and the Family Club, the Clarkston Farmers Market processes SNAP EBT and participates in the Washington State SNAP Market Match program which matches SNAP dollars up to $25 to purchase fresh produce and edible seeds and plants per market day. Some vendors also accept the WIC and Senior Nutrition Program checks used to purchase fresh produce, as well as honey for seniors. The Clarkston Farmers market also accepts credit and debit cards for customers to pay for items which vendors do not offer that functionality.

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