Monday, August 20, 2012

Support North City Farmers’ Market in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets Contest

North City Farmers’ Market once again is entered in American Farmland Trust’s “America’s Favorite Farmers’ Markets” contest.  You can vote by clicking HERE to get taken to the contest page, where you’ll need to type in “North City Famers’ Market” or just the ZIP code “63106″.

When you see North City Farmers’ Market listed, click on that link.  You’ll be asked to identify yourself and your reason why you think it deserves to be counted among America’s favorite markets.  Any answer will work — but be sure to click on the button to cast your vote.  They’ll also give you an opportunity to make a contribution to support American Farmland Trust, which you are free to do, but it is not required for casting your vote.

Local Food and Local Farms

If you have a good reason for voting that you’d like to share with us here, please click on the “LEAVE A COMMENT” link at the top left side of this post.  And if you’d like to pass this post along to someone else you think might want to vote for North City Farmers’ Market in this contest, click on the envelope symbol at the top left side of this post.

However, if you need a few reminders of what others have found appealing about North City Farmers’ Market, consider the following characteristics of Old North’s weekly market in the heart of Crown Square:

Healthy and Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (& Other Tasty Foods)

Live Music

Healthy Cooking Demonstrations & Free Samples

Children’s Activities

Weekly Opportunities to Build Relationships with Neighbors

Wonderful Volunteers

Free Blood Pressure Checks & Healthy Lifestyle Information

Great Neighborhood Setting in the Heart of a Diverse, Historic Community

Variety of “Other” Vendors Selling Non-Food Items

A Component of a Healthy & Sustainable Lifestyle

For all of the above reasons, please take a moment to support this great Old North St. Louis amenity by voting for it in the America’s Favorite Farmers’ Markets Contest.  And come on out every Saturday to let the vendors and volunteers know that you appreciate their presence, their hard work, and their contribution to the quality of life in Old North.

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