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Monthly Newsletter       JULY 2019      Moscow Farmers Market


Fond Market Memories

As a local, I’m proud that Moscow is home to the number one farmers market in the state of Idaho. Moscow has been my home since I was eight years old when my family relocated from New Mexico. Some of my fondest memories from childhood are of going to the Moscow Farmers Market. For me, going to the Market conjures up images of preserving food. As a young girl, I would pick a delicious cinnamon roll to eat while my Mom purchased green beans for canning. Canning days in our household were a family affair. We would watch movies to pass the time while snapping green beans. Afterwards, it was all hands on deck to fill the mason jars, add the salt and boiling water, then sit back and watch the pressure gauge. My favorite part was listening for the small popping sounds the jar lids made, indicating that all had gone well. Plus, there was the added bonus of eating the best green beans from the best farmers market all year long!

- DJ Scallorn, Administrative Specialist

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Celebrate 4th of July with MFM

Keep the patriotic spirit rolling into Saturday July 6th at the Moscow Farmers Market! American Legion Post 6 will showcase a flag folding and flag retirement ceremony with local Boy Scout Pack 325 acting as color guard beginning at 9:00 a.m. in Friendship Square. Visit Mayor Bill Lambert and Market staff at the Kid’s Tent for a 4th of July themed dessert. The Mayor will hand out free ice cream sandwiches and dairy-free popsicles beginning at 10:00 a.m., while supplies last. Top off your dessert with seasonal berries for a true red, white, and blue treat. Frozen dessert items courtesy of Moscow Food Co-op and Palouse Juice.  

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POP Club! 2019

Try local, seasonal produce and explore the farmers market with POP Club! The Power of Produce club encourages kids ages 4-12 to try new fruits and vegetables and rewards participants with $5 POP bucks vouchers to be spent on fresh produce from local vendors. Join the Moscow Farmers Market and our community partners the Moscow Food Coop and Eat Smart Idaho every second Saturday, June-September, at the Kid's Tent in Friendship Square for some tasty produce samples and fun market themed activities!


Market Entertainment

Join us from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. and again from 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for some of the finest music and entertainment on the Palouse! Here's what this month's performers have to say about their shows:

Scout Troop presents the flag

Celebration of Independence

July 6, 9:00 A.M.
American Legion Post 6 will showcase a flag folding and flag retirement ceremony with local Boy Scout Pack 325 acting as color guard.

Community Band of the Palouse

Community Band of the Palouse

July 6, 10:30 A.M.

"We are a community band in the Palouse region that promote life long musicians to share and grow their musical talents. We encourage interested musicians to dust off their instruments and join us."

Ken Clark performing with Aesop's Mind

Ken Clark

July 13, 9:00 A.M.

"Acoustic covers of classic rock with a few of my originals thrown in."

The Deep Roots

Arvid Lundin and the Deep Roots

July 13, 10:30 A.M.

"Drawing from a wide variety of fiddling styles, Arvid Lundin leads the band playing high energy, traditional and original tunes. Dave beach plays lightning fast mandolin and hard-driving guitar. Char adds her beautiful voice, harp & bodhran. Cherie on bass."

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Festival Dance Academy

July 20, 9:00 A.M.

"Festival Dance Academy summer workshop sessions perform learned material through sound, dance, acting, and play."

Soulstice

Soulstice

July 20, 10:30 A.M.

"Soulstice plays music that people know and love -- melodic classic rock, pop, R & B, and blues. Covering artists like the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and Aretha Franklin, the band’s smooth sound is a treat for a variety of audiences."

Steve Bonnar

Steve Bonnar

July 27, 9:00 A.M.

"Have been playing original music for 15 years. Self Taught. Little kids will dance up a storm as the sound grabs them. At this time, there are no vocals but audiences throughout the years have certainly enjoyed the sound."

John Firshi

John Firshi

July 27, 10:30 A.M.

"From the river canyons of north central Idaho, John Firshi conjures acoustic songing and improvisational jammery. “I enjoy musical styles have a certain familiarity yet still create the opportunity for improvisation, that’s what keeps it fresh and exciting.”

Are you a performer?

We are always on the lookout for talented performers throughout the Palouse! Please let us know about your act by filling out this online form so we can stay in touch about music opportunities at the Moscow Farmers Market.


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Accepting Bicycle Benefits

The Moscow Farmers Market is thrilled to be partnering with the national Bicycle Benefits Program for the 2019 Market season! Ride your bike to market, show your bicycle benefits sticker at the City of Moscow tent in Friendship Square, and receive a $2 token valid with ANY market vendor. Stickers will also be available for purchase for $5. 

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Shop The Market

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.

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WIC and SFMNP

Select Moscow Farmers Market vendors accept State of Washington WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and SFMNP (Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program) checks. Visit the City of Moscow Information tent to find out which vendors participate in this program and how to shop. 




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For additional information, visit us online at:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoscowFarmersMarket
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cityofmoscowid

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

City of Moscow Community Events Division
Amanda Argona, Community Events Manager
(208) 883-7132
farmersmarket@ci.moscow.id.us
http://www.ci.moscow.id.us/ 

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