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Contacts Links Press Release 30 Second Public Service Announcement 15 Second Public Service Announcement Prerecorded 15 second Commercial Year of Alabama Food Article on Farmers Markets Photos

Contact: Mary Stallings, Chairperson, mary@madisoncityfarmersmarket.com Kevin Stallings, Webmaster, kevin@madisoncityfarmersmarket.com Valerie Piette, Market & Media Manager, valerie@madisoncityfarmersmarket.com Media, media@madisoncityfarmersmarket.com Info, info@madisoncityfarmersmarket.com

Links: www.madisoncityfarmersmarket.com facebook.com/madisoncityfarmersmarket twitter.com/madisonalmarket


PRESS RELEASE March 26, 2013

Announcing the 2013 Madison City Farmers Market Season: April 13 – November 23 The 2013 season of the Madison City Farmers Market is from April 13 to November 23 with hours from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 13 to September 28, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 5 to November 23. The Market is located at 1282 Hughes Road next to Discovery Middle School in Madison, Alabama. The Market is the area’s original local, producer-only farmers market. Everything sold at the market is made by local farmers and crafters. Our vendors provide a wide selection of the freshest local veggies, fruits, cheese, eggs, meats, herbs, honey, jams, jellies, relishes, home-baked goods, plants and flowers. Come see creations from local artisans including handmade cards, soaps, lotions, candles, wood crafts, sewn items and other handmade products. The mission of the Madison City Farmers Market is to provide consumers with a choice of fresh, quality produce, food products, handcrafted items and other services; to provide an outlet for local farmers, producers and artisans to promote their products within the Madison community; and to provide an experience that encourages community spirit and keeps money and energy within the community. The Market is now accepting volunteers for such tasks as set up, break down, manning the information booth, coordinating music, and coordinating food demonstrations. Please visit www.madisoncityfarmersmarket.com for more information. Like us on Facebook to keep up with all things Market. ###


30-second PSA March 26, 2013

THE MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET, THE REGIONS’ BEST KEPT SECRET, TAKES PLACE SATURDAYS FROM APRIL 13 TO NOVEMBER 23 AND IS LOCATED OFF HUGHES ROAD NEXT TO DISCOVERY MIDDLE SCHOOL.

THE MARKET FEATURES A WIDE SELECTION OF THE FRESHEST LOCAL VEGGIES, FRUITS, CHEESE, EGGS, MEATS, HERBS, HONEY, AND MORE.

THE MARKET IS THE AREA’S ORIGINAL LOCAL, PRODUCER-ONLY FARMERS MARKET AND ALSO FEATURES LOCAL CRAFTS.

PLEASE VISIT WWW.MADISONCITYFARMERSMARKET.COM OR LIKE US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION.


15-second PSA March 26, 2013

THE MADISON CITY FARMERS, THE REGIONS’ BEST KEPT SECRET FOR LOCAL PRODUCE AND HANDMADE TREASURES. MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET IS OPEN SATURDAYS FROM 8 AM TO NOON AND LOCATED OFF HUGHES ROAD. FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.MADISONCITYFARMERSMARKET.COM OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK.


Pre-recorded 15-Second Commercial Click the link or photo below to go to video.

http://youtu.be/VELlkfa9Vm4


ARTICLE WWW.YEAROFALABAMAFOOD.COM/FARMERSMARKETS/

TAKE IN THE TASTE OF THE SEASON Fresh eggs, vibrant greens, plump peaches – you’ll find all these and more at Alabama’s bustling farmers markets. With nearly 130 markets across 67 counties, it’s easy to get your hands on local produce and artisan goods no matter where you are in the state.

Search for farmers markets by county: The Farmers Market Authority is a state agency that provides information, leadership and modern facilities necessary to move agricultural products from the farm to the consumer. Its website allows visitors to peruse farmers markets, farm stands and u-pick operations by county.

Featured Markets:

Folks in North Alabama can spend Saturdays between April and November at the Madison City Farmers Market, where producers sell natural and organic fruit, vegetables and dairy products, handmade crafts, soaps, candles and more. In Birmingham, Pepper Place Market runs mid-April through mid-December. The popular Saturday morning event features live music and cooking demonstrations in addition to local produce, meats, dairy products and baked goods. Birmingham is also home to the state’s largest market, theJefferson County Truck Growers Association’s Alabama Farmers Market, an open-air and indoor facility that’s open seven days a week year round. An hour southwest of the Magic City, the Tuscaloosa County Truck Growers Association hosts its market on Tuesday and Saturday mornings along the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa. And theHomegrown Alabama Farmers Market, led by a group of students from the University of Alabama, hosts its own market each Thursday from May through October. Mobile’s popular Market on the Square draws music lovers and square dance enthusiasts in addition to shoppers looking for local goods. And in Foley, visitors break away from the surf, sand and outlet shopping to peruse the Foley Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Chicago Street Farmers Market. Open Friday afternoons and evenings from late May through July, the market boasts plants, produce and fresh bay shrimp, in addition to live music and family activities.


PHOTOS FROM THE MARKET


2013 Madison City Farmers Market Media Kit  

All things Madison City Farmers Market!

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