Mobile Farmers’ Market makes its premiere

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by Glenn

The new Mobile Farmers’ Market, a project of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity with support from the North Country Healthy Heart Network, made its premiere on June 18.

The first week was a big success, with stops drawing crowds of over 50 people. Patrons praised the Mobile Market for the variety and freshness of the produce offered.

Produce available at the market includes:

  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Fresh Herbs
  • Leaf Lettuce
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Scallions
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Yellow Squash
  • Zucchini
  • Fresh Baked Breads

The Mobile Market’s schedule throughout the summer is as follows:

  • Mondays: Franklin County Courthouse in Malone, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Tallon’s parking lot in Constable, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: Yando’s in Malone, 10 a.m. to noon, and Rainbow Park in Fort Covington, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: UVM-Alice Hyde in Malone, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the former Catholic Church in Owls Head, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays: McCadam in Chateaugay, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the adult center in Burke, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: Department of Social Services in Malone, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 4 Corners in Brainardsville, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

The program is made possible by a grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Awards. Partner agencies include Cornell Cooperative Extension and its Eat Well NY program and the New York State Department of Health’s Creating Healthy Schools & Communities program.