|Ossining Community Works to Eliminate Plastic Shopping Bags at Market;|
Last Chance to Register for Piermont Apple Pie Contest on 9/28;
Honeycrisp Apples Arrive in Croton-on-Hudson + MORE
September 18-26th, 2014
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The farmers in Croton-on-Hudson are bringing in more unique melons varieties as the weeks progress, so we’re going to host another melon tasting. Stop by this Sunday to try these delicious fruits, freshly-picked from the late summer harvest.
Ossining: Together Let’s Eliminate Plastic Shopping Bags
Down to Earth Markets estimates that at least 64,000 plastic shopping bags leave the Ossining market/year. Plastic bags often end up as litter in our streets, green spaces, and waterways.
On September 20th and 27th, everyone is invited to donate your extra reusable bags to the Ossining market manager. The manager will offer these bags to shoppers for use instead of plastic. For every bag donated, the giver can enter a raffle for a $25 gift certificate to the Ossining Farmers Market.
Also, Green Ossining plans to host a “T-Shirt to Tote” workshop at the market, teaching all how to transform old t-shirts to reusable bags. Please visit our event calendar for full details.
Piermont – Registration ends soon for Apple Pie Contest on Sunday, Sept. 28
This is the last Sunday to register at the farmers market for the 2nd Annual Piermont Apple Pie Contest. The judges will be renowned Chef Peter X. Kelly, Mark Tasker, Head Pastry Chef of Balthazar, and esteemed Piermont community member, Sylvia Welch.
The Westchester Triathlon takes place on Sunday and it will be in Rye around the time of the farmers market opening (8:30 am). The market will be open per usual, but please note that area traffic may be rerouted for a short while. Join us in cheering on these inspiring athletes and then stock up on fresh, local foods at the market. See you there.
Vendor News: Wave Hill Bread Named Best Bread (Again!)
For additional events, visit our Down to Earth Markets Event Calendar.
|Rotating* Vendors This Week|
*Vendors who rotate through various markets during the season.
They enjoy getting to know many communities, and here’s where to find them this week:
Christiane’s Backstube (Locally sourced, German-inspired baked specialties)
Flourish Baking Company
Hudson River Apiaries
Kontoulis Family Olive Oil
North Winds Lavender Farm
**NEW TO 2014 MARKET!!** – Alpacatrax
|Down to Earth Markets 173 Main Street Ossining, NY 10562 Phone: 914-923-4837|