Newsletter V12-NBR12-20190828

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Vol12 Nbr12

Aug 28, 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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Weather Update

Today's forecast is for dry, mostly overcast with some moments of sun.

PREVIOUSLY AT THE MARKET

 

Stunning bouquets.

GG Bakes.

Herbs.

Farm Boy Products.

Vegetables at Sunscape.

Monroe Library was giving away books.

Bob Jordon played the music tent.

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

Jeff Slutsky and Mike Stets

Genre

Classic Rock, Soul, Folk, Multi-Genre

Background

Jeff and Mike are singers and musicians steeped in 60’s and 70’s blues, classic rock and folk. They are based in Rochester.

COMMUNITY TENT THIS WEEK

Trillium Health

Trillium Health, located at 259 Monroe Avenue, focuses on ensuring that their patients have access to the affordable and equitable health care they deserve.  Its mission is to promote health equity by providing primary and specialty care to their patients, who  include members of the  LGBTQ community in the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes regions.
Their comprehensive and integrated care offers:

  • primary medical care, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C specialty care
  • specialized LGBT care, PrEP and PEP
  • on-site pharmacy and lab services
  • care management services
  • insurance assistance
  • supportive services (housing, transportation, support groups)
  • behavioral wellness
  • health outreach education and prevention
  • STI and rapid HIV testing
  • harm reduction (opioid overdose prevention program, syringe exchange)

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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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