Farmer's Market Saturday in Brandon
August 15. 2014 9:14AM
An outdoor farmerís market is being piloted in Brandon, and local businessman Doug Metcalf is spearheading the endeavor.
ďI know nothing about it other than thereís not one in town,Ē Metcalf said.
The first farmerís market will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, in the Cedar Place (west building) parking lot, 1320 E. Cedar St. Metcalf said the Aug. 16 farmerís market will be free for all vendors who set up that day. He said a vendor fee would be applied in the following weeks.
Only handmade items made by the vendor selling them or homegrown produce grown by the person selling them may be sold, Metcalf said.
ďNo commercial items or products that would not normally fall under the general understanding of the farmerís market conceptĒ may be sold, Metcalf said.
Vendors will need to provide their own tables and/or tents.
To learn more about the Farmerís Market or for an application, contact Metcalf at 582-6045 or 360-5009.