Wow! This summer has flown by! It seems only yesterday that we were eagerly anticipating the first market and now sadly we are approaching the final market of 2013.
We are so excited to host the 1st School Spirit Contest for local schools. Students and staff members of area schools are invited to sign in for their school at the Information Tent from 4 pm to 8 pm. The school with the highest percentage of attendance will be receive $50 for their PTA. The second highest attendance will receive $25. The Lilburn Farmers Market is happy to support our schools. On Facebook we are seeing a lot of posts supporting area schools. Can't wait to see which school will come out on top.
Parkwood Farms Therapy Center is our partner this week. Come and learn about this organization which is dedicated to enriching the lives of physically, emotionally and mentally challenged children and adults by offering a spectrum of therapeutic services in one safe and loving environment. Its primary program is therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities. Support Parkwood Farms by purchasing a bottle of water (or 2).
The Ukulele Society of Decatur returns for an encore. Their music makes you want to dance the night away. Would not be surprised to see someone break out in a hula.
Chef Stacy Maples will host a chef demo at 6 pm. We have learned so much from her this season and know that her newest offering will be amazing.
Make sure you stock up on market favorites this week. Local honey, pastas, jams, jellies, TK Gourmet frozen delights, bath and body products. You need to make sure you have stockpiled enough to make it until next June. Naturally for You is offering a special - Stock up on current supply of NFY bath n body products and receive a discount!
Farm2Market will have Mercier Apples, fried apple pies, and fresh pressed unfiltered apple cider. Gala and Honey Crisp apples will be the varieties available.
Cabbagehead Farms will have bi-color corn.
Thank you for your support of the Lilburn Farmers Market. We enjoyed sharing your Friday nights. Mark your calendar for the first market of 2014 on June 6th.
The Lilburn Farmers Market is open from 4 pm to 8 pm in downtown Lilburn across from City Hall. The Lilburn Farmers Market is "A Tasty Way to Start Your Weekend!"
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