Archive for May, 2014

Coming up at Slippery Rock Community Farmer’s Market

This Saturday, May 24th, from 9:00 a.m. til noon, tavern chef Bill McGary will demonstrate some of the Early American cooking techniques that will be taught through the summer at the Old Stone House.

The market has been open at Rock Falls Park south of Slippery Rock since the first Saturday in May. Vendors are currently featuring seedlings and plants for home gardens, as well as grass-finished beef, a few early season vegetables, herbs, baked and preserved goods, home-made body care items and hand-crafted wares.  In addition to items for sale, the market schedules informative speakers and displays related to food, gardening, health and sustainable living; live music; and activities for children.  On June 28th Sheryl Kelly, Butler County Recycling/Waste Mgt Coordinator, will offer information and chlidren’s activities related to recycling, waste reduction and safe, proper disposal of various items.  Watch for an “Ask the Master Gardeners” display from Penn State Cooperative Extension, Butler County, in the very near future, as well.  Check the SRCFM Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SRCFM  for the latest additions to the market schedule.

Slippery Rock Farmers’ Market is Now Open!

Slippery Rock Community Farmers’ Market has opened for the 2014 season, featuring a bounty of fresh foods and unique, handcrafted items. Get to know the folks who grow your food, and support the regional economy on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at Rock Falls Park (on Route 173 just south of Slippery Rock).
From now through October 25th the market will offer locally-grown and produced items, including plants for your own garden; seasonal fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers; canned and preserved items, baked goods and cheeses; local meats, eggs and honey; handmade/ homemade soaps and lotions; candles; jewelry and more.
In addition to items for sale, the market schedules informative speakers and displays related to food, gardening, health and sustainable living; live music; and activities for children. On May 24th, tavern chef Bill McGary will demonstrate some of the Early American cooking techniques that will be taught through the summer at the Old Stone House. Certified yoga instructor Rachel DeWolf Gilkinson offers a yoga class from 10 – 11 a.m. each Saturday (donation requested). Learn more at http://rockfallsonline.com/srcfm/ or https://www.facebook.com/SRCFM Better yet, come see for yourself what the market has to offer!