Moscow Farmers Market , May to October 2018, Saturdays, Main Street and Friendship Square

Monthly Newsletter       OCTOBER 2018      Moscow Farmers Market

American Farmland Trust Farmers Market Celebration comes to a close...

The results are in and thanks to you the Moscow Farmers Market has been ranked as the number one farmers market in Idaho in the American Farmland Trust’s Annual Farmers Market Celebration. This year, our market ranked among the top 20 markets nationally in all award categories! Throughout the summer, the Celebration encouraged market shoppers, vendors, and community members to endorse their favorite market in four distinct categories. Below are Moscow Farmers Market's overall rankings:

People’s Choice: 1st in Idaho and 16th Nationwide
Focus on Farmers: 1st in Idaho and 15th Nationwide
Healthy Food for All: 1st in Idaho and 16th Nationwide
Pillar of the Community: 1st in Idaho and 16th Nationwide
Champion for the Environment: 1st in Idaho and 15th Nationwide

As a top market, the Moscow Farmers Market will receive: 
• No Farms No Food® gear
• "Best in Class" digital badge
• Recognition on the Celebration’s national website

To view the full list of top ranked markets nationwide, visit:

American Farmland Trust is a national nonprofit dedicated to saving farmland for the next generation.
Rankings in the American Farmland Trust's Farmers Market Celebration 2018

Sustainability Education

Join Kelli Cooper, City of Moscow Sustainability Technician and AmeriCorps Intern, the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to learn about ways to be more sustainable. Children will have the opportunity to create recycled art. 

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POP Club Farewell

We want to take a moment to say thank you to all of the children and parents who participated in POP Club this summer at the Moscow Farmers Market! We enjoyed making smoothies, sharing the fresh produce at the market, and so much more. Although our program has come to an end for the 2018 season, we look forward to seeing you all for POP Club in 2019. Don't forget that Saturday, October 6th is your last opportunity to spend your POP Bucks! Thank you again and have a wonderful Fall! 

Image of POP Club volunteers

Market Entertainment

Join us each week at 9:30 and 11 a.m. in Friendship Square for some of the finest music and entertainment on the Palouse. This month we will be hosting:

UI Brass

University of Idaho Brass Ensembles

October 6, 9:30 A.M.

These ensembles from the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music showcase their students’ talent, musicianship, and breadth of repertoire.

Palouse Harmony Chorus

October 6, 11 A.M.

The mission of this men’s Barbershop Chorus is to spread good cheer, good vibes and good music through song-- and have fun doing it! They strive for that classic Barbershop sound: close harmony, ringing chords, interesting arrangements and great songs.

Palouse Harmony Chorus
Harmony Clayton

Harmony Clayton

October 13, 9:30 A.M.

Hog Heaven Big Band

October 13, 11 A.M.

The Hog Heaven Big Band is a 16-piece big band providing swing dance music to the Palouse. It was founded by Bill Roberts and has been playing for over 35 years. The band performs with up to 18 musicians that include college professors, administrators, ministers, retirees, small business owners, music teachers, and students.

Hog Heaven Big Band
Joe Vandal
Homecoming Parade
Felted Football Player

University of Idaho Homecoming Parade

October 20, 10 A.M.

Saturday's Homecoming Festivities:
  • 7-10 A.M. Moscow Firefighters Annual Pancake Feed and Safety Fair - 603 S Main Street
  • 8 A.M. - 1 P.M. Moscow Farmers Market - Jackson Street Parking Lot
  • 10 A.M Homecoming Parade - Main Street
  • 2 P.M. Vandal Football vs. Southern Utah - Kibbie Dome

Spooky Surprise!

October 27, 9:30 A.M.

(We can't tell you! It's a surprise!)

Free Range Children

Free Range Children

October 27, 11 A.M.

Free Range Children are a family band of siblings who have been playing and singing together for many years.  Aila, Asher, and Jules performe on percussion, ukulele, bass, and vocals. They love covering music from all eras in a rock-soul fusion style. 

Shop the Market logo a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables

Shop the Market

Area families can use EBT or SNAP benefits by visiting the Shop the Market booth, by the fountain in Friendship Square, to receive “Market Money” which vendors will accept for approved purchases.

Logo for WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Checks


The Moscow Farmers Market accepts State of Washington WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and SFMNP (Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program) checks. 

City of Moscow and AmeriCorps Logos

For additional information, visit us online at:


City of Moscow Community Events Division
Amanda Argona, Community Events Manager
(208) 883-7132 

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