Winter Market Allows you to Shop Local All Year Long
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 – SPRINGFIELD, MO. –Shop for handcrafted gifts and foods to help your Holidays be one to remember. Farmers Market of the Ozarks (FMO) will host a Christmas Market Pop Up Market on Wednesday Dec 19, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the FMOpavilion at Farmers Park. FMO is the only year-round market housed in a permanent heated pavilion at the Farmers Park Development, off Republic Road.
“Spend your dollars local this season and support your local bakers, farmers, crafters and other producers by purchasing local goods,“ said FMO Market Manager Kali Dick. “Freshly harvested herbs, beef, chicken, pork, eggs, fresh baked goods, potatoes, tomatoes, hydroponic salad greens, winter squash, jam and jellies, onions, radishes, beets, bread, m, and artisan gifts are just a few of the items that will be available at the Christmas Pop Up Market on Dec 21st.”
After the special Christmas Pop Up Market, Farmers Market of the Ozarks will kick-off winter market season with new market hours from Jan 5th to March 16th. During this time, market will be open from 9am to 1pm, allowing customers to shop local every Saturday of the year.
Customers are encouraged to stop in at the Market Hub for use of the market’s wireless card reader that accepts credit, debit or EBT (SNAP) cards, giving everyone access to high-quality local foods in the Ozarks. Or pick-up an FMO inspired gift at the Market Hub.
For great holiday recipe ideas, check out the market’s blog at LoveYourFarmer.com.
Farmers Market of the Ozarks is a non-profit organization that offers consumers a full-range of locally grown farm products from a 150 mile radius of Springfield. Items include: vegetables, fruits, pasta, meat, jams, jellies, salsa, eggs, cheeses, yogurt, baked goods, honey, artisan crafts and an assortment of concessions. FMO operates every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. throughout the winter and 9:00am to 1:00pm starting January 5th. Farmers Market of the Ozarks operates a vibrant farmers market that contributes to the success of local food growers and producers, strengthens the local food economy and serves as a community gathering place for the Ozarks region. For more go online to LoveYourFarmer.com, find us on Facebook, IG, and Twitter @FMOzarks.