Ferguson Farmers Market Seeking New Farmers!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Ferguson Farmers Market Seeking New Farmers!

Ferguson Farmers Market Seeking New Farmers!

Founded in 2002, the market has committed itself to providing its customers with a variety of fresh and local products. New farmers are always welcome! We are in our second year at the new location at the Plaza at 501. Parking in the lots adjacent to 501 are now open to customers. Vendors are centrally located on the Plaza. Support: Our loyal volunteers arrive super early each Saturday morning to set up vendor tents and the market before vendors arrive. Cost: Farmers pay $25 each week or they can choose to purchase a season pass for $540. Note: $25 application fee does not apply to Ferguson vendors. Extras: In addition to local farmer, artisan, and food vendors, the market hosts live music and a variety of special events making it a weekly destination for entertainment, shopping, or good conversation with a classic community feel. APPLY...

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Ferguson Market Press

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Ferguson Market Press

Check out this Fox 2 News feature about Ferguson Farmer’s Market: Get your produce at your local Farmer’s Market POSTED 8:55 AM, MAY 19, 2019, BY LAUREN VELASCO ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mary Haux, Manager of the Ferguson Farmer’s Market, is in the studio with some fresh produce that you can find all summer long. Haux has been involved with the market for the past ten years. She`s been a vendor at the market, as well as a volunteer and social media manager. The Tower Grove and Ferguson Farmers` Markets provide fresh produce and products that are offered locally. The Ferguson Farmers Market is open on Saturdays in May through October from 8a.m to noon. The market is located at 501 S. Florissant Rd. VIEW ARTICLE     Check out this video on the Arts in Motion project at the market on Aug 10th.  ...

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Ferguson Farmers’ Market Partnering with Tower Grove Farmers’ Market

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in Blog, FP Slider | Comments Off on Ferguson Farmers’ Market Partnering with Tower Grove Farmers’ Market

Ferguson Farmers’ Market Partnering with Tower Grove Farmers’ Market

Tower Grove Farmers’ Market (TGFM) today announced its new partnership with the award-winning Ferguson Farmers’ Market. The collaboration represents an exciting and important new iteration for TGFM, as an organization offering infrastructure to other farmers’ markets in the region. “Our partnership will sustain the Ferguson Farmers’ Market’s proven success,” said Patrick Horine, who in 2006 co-founded Tower Grove Farmers’ Market with his wife, Jennifer Ryan. “When parallel farmers’ markets work together, we can provide for our communities and expand upon what it means to be a good neighbor.” Founded in 2002, the Ferguson Farmers’ Market began its 2018 season with a strategic move to Plaza 501, which improved the shopping experience.  Jeffrey Blume, Ferguson’s Interim City Manager, applauds the partnership as a win-win for all involved. “Patrick Horine and the folks behind the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market bring more than thirteen years of operational and managerial experience, which will infuse our beloved Ferguson Farmers’ Market with new ideas and new energy,” said Blume. Ferguson Farmers’ Market will retain its unique identity and strong community roots. The day-to-day operations will be handled by Market Manager Mary Haux, a longtime Ferguson resident and Ferguson Farmers’ Market vendor. “We are so delighted to have Mary in this leadership role,” said Horine. “She understands the market and knows the community, and the Ferguson Farmers’ Market will flourish under her supervision. We’re also thrilled to be working with the City of Ferguson and to have the opportunity to bring our ideas to their award-winning farmers’...

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Friends of the Market Community Garden

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Friends of the Market Community Garden

Ferguson’s newest community garden is now accepting applications! 15 garden plots available Located next to Ferguson Farmers Market Maintenance fee $10.00 annually Business and Sponsor Plots available Trainings and Workshops will be available Gateway Greening Member Friends of the Market Community Garden , at Plaza 501, was started in 2018 and has expanded to include the house and property at 28 Suburban Ave. This addition has made it possible to partner with UCP Heartland, a day care center serving developmentally disabled clients suffering from cerebral palsy, autism, Down syndrome, and others.  These clients are primarily wheelchair bound and we’ve been busy making the house accessible for indoor, year round gardening.  There are some ambitious plans in the works to provide outdoor accessible garden areas including special raised beds, wall mounted strawberry beds, a greenhouse, and container garden areas. In addition to the accessible areas, we’ll be putting in more garden beds,  flower beds, and an outdoor yoga area for our members’ use. For more information, to volunteer, or to make a donation, please contact Ron at...

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Thank You to Participants of Our 1st Dine Out!

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Thank You to Participants of Our 1st Dine Out!

Thank You to Participants of Our 1st Dine Out!

A huge thank you to everyone who came out and supported the market’s 1st Dine Out! I hope everyone had a great time! Thank you to all the volunteers that worked and all the businesses that participated.

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Only 3 Markets Left!!!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off on Only 3 Markets Left!!!

Only 3 Markets Left!!!

Goose Creek Soap will be back this Saturday! Stock up, only 3 markets left! It’s a beautiful market morning!! market4 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of...

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