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 Slippery Rock Farmers Market Sells Locally Grown Produce on Saturdays 

 

SPOTLIGHT

June 11, 2004

Contact: Gordon Ovenshine; 724-738-4854; gordon.ovenshine@sru.edu

SLIPPERY ROCK FARMERS MARKET SELLS FRESH PRODUCE EVERY SATURDAY

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. The Slippery Rock Farmers Market, organized by SRU graduate students, is open for the 2004 season. Locally produced vegetables, eggs, meat, herbs, breads and honey will be sold 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday in the Java Rock Café parking lot on Franklin Street.

Other items include plants and soaps. Patricia Redshaw, a certified massage therapist, will offer five-minute sessions for a fee.

           Approximately a dozen vendors are participating this season, says Kim Musler, a sustainable systems graduate assistant and market manager. She and other graduate students at the Robert A. Macoseky Center for Sustainable Systems Education and Research organized the market.

The market is also accepting new vendors. Questions or inquiries can be directed to the   Macoskey Center, 724-738-0606.

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