Newsletter V12-NBR08-20190731

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Vol12 Nbr08

July 31, 2019

Open on Wednesdays, 4pm to 7pm
June 12 - October 16, 2019
Blessed Sacrament's Parking Lot
726 Monroe Avenue (the Corner at Rutgers Street)

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PREVIOUSLY AT THE MARKET

Last week's Market Day was a perfect summer day. A lot of people dropped in to buy produce, flowers, soaps and lotions, and baked goods. Yes, GG Bakes is back in the groove.

A bicycle built for two.

Lots of blueberries..

The crowd in front of Sunscape.

Limited parking.

Denise's mom is feeling better. George and Peggy restock on pastries.

Helping mom.

Larry explained his homemade soap, lotions, and spice rubs.

Larry also makes a solid, rub-on insect repellent made from lemon eucalyptus oil. Its effectivenss is comparable to DEET.

Hanging flowers at Sunscape.

The baby goat is very friendly.

The baby goat is very soft and cuddly.

The local police on bikes had to meet the goat, too!

Monroe Library was giving away books.

Afa and Margaret demonstrated Margaret's sense of balance.

Rebecca and daughters took a moment for a story.

Books and bikes.

Joan Burch captivated some dancers.

NEW PAVING

Some new asphalt was laid down this morning. Walking on it is okay, but no driving on it.

FOOD and CRAFTS THIS WEEK

Sunscape Farms, Penfield

Beautiful mixed bouquets of cut flowers, hanging baskets, annuals, and herbs. Tomatoes, cucumbers, garlic, potatoes, zucchini, blueberries, and cherries.

Clover Meadow Creamery, Lyons

Goat milk, goat yogurt, goat cheese and herbed cheeses. Fresh eggs, too.

GG Bakes, Rochester

Fruit pies, spicy ginger snaps, and a variety of other pastries and cookies.

Farm Boy Products

Home made soap products, lip balms, natural insect repellant bar (brazilian lemon eucalyptus oil), beeswax candles, and solid lotion bar. Gourmet spice rub mixes.

MUSIC THIS WEEK

Mark Foery and Andy Willoughby

Andy plays keyboard and Mark plays guitar and sings. They like to play pop, rock, and folk tunes. Andy created the CHORDTEACHER card to help teach music and show the mathematical nature of the western music scale.

COMMUNITY TENT THIS WEEK

Seton Catholic School

Representatives from Seton Catholic School will be at the market on July 31st and are excited to share information with parents and provide fun giveaways for children. Seton's mission is to provide a well-rounded, faith based education with a rich assortment of learning programs; offering rigorous standards, and extracurricular activities. We guide students in the love and service of others. Our Vision: We will create in our students a love of learning; academically, spiritually and personally, preparing them for success in the future.

Tucked into a neighborhood bordering Brighton and the City of Rochester, Seton is proud to host students from multiple districts such as Rochester City School District, Pittsford, Brighton, Rush Henrietta, Greece, East Irondequoit, and Palmyra-Macedon School Districts. We find that it takes a wide variety to make a great collection. Visit www.setoncs.org to find out more information or to schedule a tour.

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EBT, SNAP, FOOD STAMPS

The market has always welcomed shoppers in the various State and Federal supplemental nutrition programs. Farmers at our Market accept tokens and some coupons. See the Market-Day supervisor; bring your EBT card.

See USDA SNAP guidelines for more information.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

Looking to help the Market this summer? We can really use your support! You can commit up to one hour this summer, or a few weeks, any help is appreciated! Think about helping with Market Day photography, opening and closing, or lawn signs! Contact the Market Manager, Allen Krisiloff at allen@triptar.com for more details.

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