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Informational Vendor Meeting
April 11, 4:00 pm

Vendor information meeting will be held Saturday April 11 at 4pm.  Meeting will be held at the Farm Bureau Insurance building on E Franklin St.  This meeting is open to any one interested in being a vendor at the market in 2015. We will have guest speakers available, answer questions, and assign booth space for full & seasonal vendors.

No registration is required.  We would however appreciate your registration, so we can plan snacks and informational packets for the meeting.

…more vendor information

2015 Vendor Application

All Artisan Vendors are subject to the craft jury process and only those items approved by the jury may be sold at the market.  Vendor booth rental spaces may be limited for Artisans depending on the response of applications.

2015 Vendor Booth Rental Fees

  • Full Season (22 weeks) is $150.00
  • Seasonal (11 weeks) is $120.00
  • Daily is $15
  • Lemonade Stand for youth 12 and under is 50 cents.

New Market Manager

We would like to welcome Carrie Napier as our 2015 Market Manager. The farmers’ market season is overseen by a Market Manager and we are excited to have Carrie’s experience and new ideas directing Saturdays at the market.

Lemonade Stands

The Owen County Farmers’ Market wants to encourage entrepreneurship in our local youth, so we will allow 1 lemonade (or hot drinks) stand per week at the Farmers’ Market.  Lemonade Stand for youth 12 and under is 50 cents. Due on or before the Saturday the booth is rented.  A stand space may be rented for a youth organization, individual, siblings, or friends.

… more information including stand contract form

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Owen County Farmers Market presents live music every Saturday. Come shop for locally grown produce and handmade crafts while enjoying the sounds of local entertainment. We are kicking off the season with ‘Straight Davis’ on May 2nd, 2015 starting at 10:00am following our Opening Ceremony and Prayer which begins at 9:00am.

Looking forward to a summer filled with local family fun, the Owen County Farmers Market schedule of events include the Rise-n-Shine 5K June 6th, Pioneer Day June 20th with ‘High Sierra’ on stage at 10:00am, Blue-Eyed Bel and the Big Bad Wolfe (Rockabilly/ Midwestern Blues) July 4th, Kids Day Costume Parade July 25th, Open-Mic August 8th, plus educational activities and demonstrations on “How To” projects such as Food Canning etc. With much more to come.

Seeking Musical Entertainment & Workshop Demostrations

We are currently scheduling individuals and groups to provide live entertainment at the farmers market during the market. The market will provide $25 per entertainer to a max of $75 for groups, plus a tip jar is available.  If you are a musician who is interested in performing on stage at this years Owen County Farmers Market, please contact Carrie to sign up. You are also welcome and invited to come sign-up at our annual vendor meeting on Saturday April 11th at 4:00pm located at the Farm Bureau Building in Spencer or come find us at the “Showcase of Owen County” on Saturday April 25th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the 4-H fairgrounds.

We are also looking for organizations or volunteers to do an education workshop or demonstration during the market season. These workshops could be on gardening, crafts, cooking, raising livestock, nutrition or any educational topic related to the market goals of fosters the connection between our food, our culture, our land and our environment. Contact Amy at 812.821.0373 to schedule a workshop.

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Coming September 2015

If you would like to participate in the planning and facilitating of this community event join us April 6 at 5:30pm at the Farm Bureau meeting room located at 743 E Franklin St. in Spencer.  The meeting agenda includes the dinner menu and organizing committees.

…take a look at the 2014 Dinner

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June 6, 2015

Join us at the Owen County Farmers’ Market on Saturday June 6, 2015 for a 5K, 1 mile Fun Run for youth 12 and under, or Sunrise Dash for youth 6 and under. Each race will benefit the Owen County Farmers’ Market, as it provides local producers, artisans, and their neighbors a gathering place that fosters the connection between our food, culture, land, and environment.

Early bird registration due by May 23.

Why Join?
* Flat course – great course for PR
* Fun for all ages
* Visit the farmers’ market and shake the hand of a farmer that grows locally

Sponsors partnering with the Owen County Farmers’ Market for this event include:

Edwards Farm Supply

Insurance Services

Ridgeline Equine Veterinary Services and mobile veterinary care for dogs, cats, small ruminants, and other barnyard pets.

Register online now.

…. more information

 

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