Ferguson Farmers’ Market Partnering with Tower Grove Farmers’ Market

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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’ market.”