CLOSED FOR THE SEASON – SEE YOU SUNDAY JUNE 8, 2014 10 – 3 for OPENING DAY 2014
THANK YOU FRIENDS, SUPPORTERS & SHOPPERS! 2013 was a great year for the Mercer Island Farmers Market. Attendance was great all season and our vendors sold more than they ever have. We received positive comments about the mix of vendors and the ready-to-eat food at MIFM made Sunday lunches special. The Board of Directors will be working to make 2014 another great season. Subscribe to our newsletter to find out whats happening at MIFM. Follow us on FACEBOOK and Twitter Follow @MIFarmersMarket
Did you know vendor fees account for only 2/3 of of the income needed to operate MIFM? MIFM is non-profit organization so donations are tax deductible. Be a friend and donate now! Look for hard cider, beer and wine sampling next year! This was well received at the November 24 (pre-Thanksgiving) Harvest Market. This year state legislation was passed to authorize wine and beer tasting at local farmers markets. The MIFM Board of Directors met with city officials and satisfied their concerns, applied to the Washington State Liquor Control Board to participate in the program and was approved. Under the new law only three wineries or microbreweries may offer samples at a farmers market per day and samples must be two ounces or less. For information on the law, see Sampling Wine & Beer The program is based on a very successful pilot conducted at 10 farmers markets. A Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) review of the pilot program showed there were no public safety violations, no minors were served and nobody became inebriated as a result of tasting wine at a farmers market. This is a win for both wineries & micro-breweries that can directly sell to the public and to farmers market shoppers who can discover new wines & beers while supporting agriculture & industry.
Every week we have a Children’s Table Music and Master Gardeners . Mercer Island Farmers Market is a community market where you will run into your friends & neighbors. Slow down, have lunch, shop, eat & enjoy!
About Us: The Mercer Island Farmers Market is a 501© 3 non-profit organization governed by a board of Directors. Daily operations of the market are overseen by a part-time market manager. The Market Manager, the Board of Directors, the community volunteers and our fabulous vendors all contribute to create a lively and thriving market. Contact Us: firstname.lastname@example.org Follow This Link To: Find Us
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