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Posted on: June 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Moscow Farmers Market Programming for June 15

Moscow Farmers Market Poster 2019

Join us Saturday, June 15, for the Moscow Farmers Market on Main Street and in Friendship Square in downtown Moscow! The Market runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. May through October and features fresh produce, meat, homemade baked goods, healthy nursery plants, beautiful flowers, and quality handmade crafts.



Shop the Market with Backyard Harvest: Patrons receiving EBT or SNAP benefits are encouraged to visit the Backyard Harvest tent to participate in our Shop The Market program. Located by the clock and fountain in Friendship Square, patrons receive tokens to purchase fresh produce and other eligible items from vendors enrolled with this program.


WIC and SFMNP: Whitman County Public Health Department will be at the Moscow Farmers Market on Saturday June 15 and June 22 distributing WIC Farmers Market checks. Visit them at their booth by the City of Moscow Information tent to learn about this program’s eligibility requirements. Select Moscow Farmers Market vendors accept State of Washington WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and SFMNP (Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program) checks. Checks may only be used to purchase fresh vegetables, fruit, and cut herbs. Seniors are eligible to purchase honey. 


Bicycle Benefits: The Moscow Farmers Market now offers a Bicycle Benefits incentive. Shoppers may purchase a Bicycle Benefit sticker for $5 at the Information Tent. Bike to the Market each week to receive an incentive. Show the sticker on your helmet to City Staff at the Information Tent and earn a $2 wooden token. Tokens may be used to purchase from Market Vendors. 


Programming: 


Live Performances. The Moscow Farmers Market hosts nearly four dozen scheduled concerts in Friendship Square each year, and features many talented local entertainers. The featured entertainment this Saturday is:

(9:00 – 10:00 a.m.) Dan Maher

(10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) The Range Benders


City of Moscow Commissions. Citizen based City Commissions will be featured at the Market throughout the season to share information on any special programs. This week will feature the Moscow Arts Commission. Stop by and chat with some of the Commission members to learn more about the upcoming Moscow Artwalk. 


Bell Brigade. Bell Brigade provides an opportunity for local youth groups, clubs, and organizations to ring the opening and closing market bells. Groups performing this community service are eligible to host an information tent at the market the day they participate in the Bell Brigade. For more information or to sign up for Bell Brigade, contact the Community Events Division at 208-883-7233 or farmersmarket@ci.moscow.id.us. This week's Bell Brigade will feature members from Mountain View 4-H. 



The Moscow Farmers Market loves all furry companions, but only Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service animals are permitted in the main thoroughfare with their owners. Emotional support animals are not covered by the ADA and are not permitted in the main thoroughfare with their owners. For health and safety reasons, we ask that all pets and non-ADA service animals limit their visit to the Market and if need be may utilize the pet-friendly sidewalks adjacent to Main Street and Fifth Street.


The Moscow Farmers Market is a nicotine-free event. No vaping, tobacco chewing, or traditional smoking is permitted.



Visit the Moscow Farmers Market online at the following links for more information about the 2019 season, events, and much more.


City of Moscow online website: http://www.ci.moscow.id.us/197/Farmers-Market

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoscowFarmersMarket 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cityofmoscowid

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cityofmoscowid/ 


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