On Saturday, July 26 and Saturday, August 2 the Carroll County Farmer’s Market will be set up outside under tents adjacent to the pond below the Ag Center parking lot. Please use the new entrance to the Ag. Center off of Gist Rd. located between Smith Ave. and Center St.
There will be 20 market vendors set up selling handmade crafts, plants, pies, cakes and breads, all local fruit, and vegetables. All of the produce is picked the day before or the day of the market. Come out and meet the people who grow your food. There will also be fresh cut garden flowers available. The produce shoppers this week should be able to find peaches, cantaloupes, melons, peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers, squash, kale, lettuce, plums, beets, carrots, and beans. Local sweet corn is now available. Customers should come early for the best selection.
During regular market dates homemade cakes, pies, scones, biscotti, cupcakes, muffins, cookies, and breads will be available as well as farm fresh eggs, farm raised beef, pork and lamb, and emu meats and products.
Our plant vendors will have hanging baskets, annuals, perennials and herb plants to spruce up your patio area. The Master Gardeners are available to help you with your gardening questions.
The Farmer’s Market has announced an all summer promotion for a Tailgating Gift Basket drawing. Coupons to enter the drawing will be found each Friday in the market's ad in the Carroll County Times. Entries are also available at the market. The basket will be filled with Sports Team Items, Grilling Spices, Coupons for fresh produce, fruits and baked goods, farm raised beef, all donated by Market Vendors. The promotion is a way to say thank you to all our customers for supporting the market's local growers, bakers and crafters. Enter each week and watch the basket grow! By the end of the summer it will be worth at least $200. You need not be present to win. Drawing for the basket will be on August 30th and picked up at the last market, September 6th.
Please see our Market Dates Page for the 2014 dates and events.
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Our food stands provide home baked goods, including cakes, pies, scones, cookies, breads, rolls andbiscotti. You will also find jams and jellies, honey, nuts, fresh eggs and more. Our plant vendors will have perennials, flowering shrubs, herb plants and lots of fresh garden bouquets. The Master Gardeners will also have a stand every week to help you with your gardening problems and answer your questions. The market also has lots of fresh garden bouquets.Each week will offer an assortment of handmade crafts. Items available include seasonal decorations, fabric crafts, jewelry, photography, painted wood crafts and more.We offer food and craft demonstrations each week. This week’s demo is Card making and scrapbooking by Ami O’Hara.The cafeteria is open during market hours for breakfast and lunch. Pancakes and egg sandwiches are great for breakfast and don’t miss out on a slice of homemade pie or cake.The Carroll County Farmers Market is located at:Carroll County Agriculture Center706 Agriculture Center Dr.Westminster, MD 21157 The Summer Market is open every Saturday through September 1st.Hours are 8:00am – 1:00pm.Parking and Admission are FREE.We are handicapped accessible.Busses are welcome.Follow the signs to “Ag Center”.For more info call Anita at 410-848-7748 or check out our website atwww.carrollcountyfamersmarket.com Please no dogs allowed inside buildings.
For more information contact:
Anita Bullock - (410)848-7748
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