Cornwall Farmer's Market Back for Another Year

By Tony Lacroix
May 30, 2012

Cornwall Farmer's MarketWhat better sign of great weather (and more to come) than the start of the Cornwall Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 2nd!

This will be the 4th season for the weekly not to be missed social event of Downtown Cornwall.

Each Saturday morning from 8am to 12 (noon) (June to Thanksgiving weekend) residents will be able to purchase vegetables, fruit, baked goods, gourmet foods, meats, flowers and more!

The market is located on George Assaly Lane (off Pitt St.) between 3rd and 2nd,

“This is a great location since there is ample parking available” said Tony Lacroix, Market Manager. He added “This year we’re putting an emphasis on getting residents to come and enjoy the market and see what wonderful shops and services the downtown core has to offer”

On June 2, Rachel’s Kids will be selling tickets for a chance to with the grand prize of a 2012 Toyota Corolla (provided in part by the support of Cornwall Toyota). Other prizes to be won include: a trip for two to Cuba, diamond ring, IPad2, just to name a few. For more information on Rachel’s Kids please visit their website , you’ll find the full list of prizes for this fundraiser. Tickets are only $50 each and will benefit the Pediatric Unit of the Cornwall Community Hospital and other projects for children.

The new season of the Market will bring back special events such as performances, demonstrations and more. Many vendors from previous season are returning to the Market (Langview Farms, Clarkburn Vegetables, Kd’s Kupboard, Artist Bradley Pennell, Buffalo Islandview Farms… (just to name a few).

“We’re looking forward to seeing our customers from last year” said Debbie Burns from KD’s Kupboard who carries such local foodie fair from Glengarry Fine Cheese and Levac Aperies.

Again this season, participants in the Summer Company program will be offered to set-up at the Market. “Offering such a unique exposure to the young entrepreneurs is priceless, it gives them the chance to really showcase their business” said Candy Pollard, Business Consultant with the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre.

Check out the Market website for more details on market events and a complete vendor list.

Category: Business