The Muskogee Farmers Market will be opening Saturday, April 15 from 8 am until noon.
Farmers and market gardeners will have a variety of fresh, locally-grown produce including asparagus, carrots, green onions, radishes, beets, lettuce, spinach and other spring greens. Growers will also have vegetable and herb transplants for the home garden or patio, plus bedding plants, hard-to-find perennials, hanging baskets and water plants.
Other food items expected at the market include farm-fresh eggs, local wines, hand-made tortillas, tamales, burritos; plus hot dogs, polish sausage, hot links and lemonade. Vendors will also be there with woodcrafts, handmade soaps, candles and other hand-crafted items.
Food stamps / SNAP benefits are accepted at the farmers’ market. Customers wishing to purchase eligible foods with their Oklahoma Access card can visit the farmers’ market tent, swipe their card in exchange for tokens, and shop with vendors offering qualified items, which also include food-bearing plants. SNAP customers can double the value of their benefits by up to $20 per visit, towards the purchase of fruits and vegetables at the market.
The Muskogee Farmers Market is located under the covered parking pavilions in front of the Muskogee Civic Center and will run from 8am until Noon every Saturday, rain or shine, through the month of October and will open on Wednesdays from 8 am until 1 pm, beginning May 3.
For more information about the Muskogee Farmers Market, find them on Facebook, visit www.MuskogeeFarmersMarket.com or call 918-348-4134.