AUG. 7, 8 AM – 1 PM

BLOSSBURG, Aug. 2 – Blossburg will hold its inaugural farmers’ market this Saturday, Aug. 7, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the War Memorial on Main Street.

“We’re very excited to offer the farmers’ market in Blossburg,” said Tonya McNamara, Blossburg Borough Council vice president. “We hope it is successful and draws people into our downtown.”

According to McNamara, Blossburg has a grocery store, a pharmacy, auto parts and hardware stores, a flower shop, hair salons, and a tattoo studio. “Blossburg is very convenient for residents and those in surrounding communities,” she said.

To get to the farmers’ market, take U.S. Route 15 to the Blossburg exit. At the intersection with old Route 15, turn left. Follow old 15 to the bridge next to the United Methodist Church. Turn right onto the bridge. Follow Main Street to the Memorial.

Interested vendors should contact Ron Steffen at the Blossburg Borough hall for a permit, (570)638-2452. Fruit, vegetables, syrup, honey, cheese, eggs, jams, baked goods, handmade craft items, plants, flowers, etc., are welcome. Flea market or yard sale items are discouraged.

The farmers’ market is a project of Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment), a new group created by Blossburg Borough Council and Blossburg Improvement Association to envision, plan and implement projects that will enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, play or attend school in Blossburg.