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Care1st Avondale Resource Center hosts Farmers’ Market every Wednesday

Post Date:06/13/2019

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Care1st Avondale Resource Center hosts Farmers’ Market every Wednesday

A Farmers Market featuring fresh and locally grown produce will be held in Historic Avondale, at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center every Wednesday, starting in June through October 30, 2019.

The Farmers Market will offer the community fresh, locally-grown produce and agricultural based products. Seasonal items will include peaches, plums, watermelons, cantaloupe, onions, garlic, cucumbers, potatoes, leafy vegetables, carrots, and tomatoes. This market will operate rain or shine every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The market is open to all.  Cash, debit and credit, WIC and Snap benefits accepted.  Adelante WIC FMNP vouchers will be issued on site for those who are eligible. Food stamp participants’ dollars are doubled at the farmer’s market and Adelante WIC is present to give vouchers for free produce to WIC clients.

For more information about the market, call 623-333-2703. The Care1st Avondale Resource Center is located at 328 W. Western Avenue, Avondale 85323.

The Farmers Market is made possible through a partnership between The University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension, Arizona Community Farmers' Markets and Adelante Healthcare WIC.

 

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