Farmers Market 2010 Season Grand Opening
Halifax is gearing up to open its Farmer’s Market located in the former Farmers Foods parking lot on 209 South Main Street. The Grand Opening of the Market will take place Saturday June 26th starting at 8:00 a.m. Market days will be Friday from 9 a.m. until and Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-until, but Association vendors are welcome 6 days a week.
Town events coordinator Erin Shaughnessy and Denise Barksdale with the Town of Halifax are assisting the market in recruiting new vendors for the 2010 season, as well as signing up vendors from last year.
Shaughnessy is coordinating activities catering to children, families, supporters of fresh produce and local farmers and those who just enjoy gathering for live music, cooking demonstration, artistic appreciation, environmental stewardship or those just visiting with one another while helping to make the local economy thrive.