Access to fresh local food in Philmont just became even more interesting and complex. If learning about how the weather is affecting the price of your food this month's cover article in Rolling Stone by Bill McKibben is a must read.
If the question of food security, local sustainability, and new farming in Columbia County is important to you, there's an opportunity for you to meet new farmers at the Philmont Library Wednesday Aug 1st @ 6pm
Join the market farmer vendors, Dan McManus and Tess Parker of Common Hands Farm for this discussion with other local new farmers!
If the progress being made by the Collaboration Team to open the Philmont Market & Cafe Co-operative is a topic for you, visit their stand at the market to sign up for the Co-op newsletter to receive these updates.
Times are changing for access to fresh food in Philmont, that's for sure.
What makes the Philmont Farmers' Market so sweet and so different? It's the Sunday village square, the market place, where ideas are shared and new friendships are made.
NEW! Scratch & Dent table
Common Hands Farm
Marsh Meadow Farm
White Oak Farm
EBT, WIC, and FMNP recipients
Choices for more affordable fresh produce
For every EBT charged at the market or use of a market WIC or FMNP voucher the shopper will receive a Philmont Farmers' Market coupon for a choice of a FREE bunch of your choice of vegetable. For every EBT charge of $5 the EBT consumer will recieve a $2 Fresh Connect coupon. See Heather at the EBT table for more info.
UPCOMING MARKET EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED!
Sunday August 5th - cook out grilling - Philmont Fire Company 11am-1pm
A fund raiser for the fire company. Grilling - hamburgers, hot-dogs, corn roast, pulled pork, and fresh veg from our local farmers to bring you a taste of local grilling!
Weekly raffle winners are!
Max and Ann Rea Heinrich - July 22nd
Tessa Edick - Farm On Festival - July 15th
Max Heinrich - July 8th
Andy King - June 24th
Karyn Novakowski & Matt - June 17th
Raffle proceeds supporting the market educational programs & events