June 13, 2011
Summer events at Beaverton Farmers' Market
The Beaverton Farmers' Market is one of the most popular and exciting farmers' markets in Oregon. There are nearly 200 vendors, selling a wide variety of produce and agricultural products. We highly recommend visiting. Listed below are two events at the market this summer.
(The following information furnished by Beaverton Farmers' Market)
As the largest all-agricultural market in the state, the Beaverton Farmer’s Market is the perfect place for families to spend the day. In addition to an abundant selection of Oregon’s best produce, meat, fish, flowers, plants, and handcrafted goods, the market offers live music and educational tours free to the community. Next door to the Beaverton Library and City Park with a playground, fountain, and picnic tables, there is ample room to play, relax, or enjoy a fresh market meal in the summer sun.
On Saturday, June 18, 2011, Beaverton Farmer’s Market celebrates seniors with a day devoted to the health of individuals 55 years and better. Resources will be available for seniors as well as information for caretakers and family members. Speak with Washington County Disability, Aging and Veterans Services, Partners for Hunger Free Oregon about nutrition and food support, Elsie Stuhr Center for fitness assessments, Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center at OHSU, Elders in Action and Road Scholars for social opportunities and trips, and Discover Ride Connection for transportation for seniors and people with disabilities. Market Tours are available at 10:00, 11:00, and 12:00. Meet at the information booth.
On Saturday, July 9, 2011, head downtown for Ten Tiny Dances. 5 stages with a total of 10 tiny dances from 10 am to 1 pm. Performances begin at 10:30 am and will repeat every half hour. The dances will take place between the Beaverton Farmer’s Market at City Park and First Street and will feature dancers representing diverse cultures and dance genres. Pick up programs and instructions at the Farmer’s Market Ten Tiny Dances stage at 10 am. Visit beavertonarts.org for more information.
We’ll see you at the market!
5/7/2010 - 10/29/2011 and 11/29/2011
8am - 1:30pm
6/22/2011 - 8/31/2011
3pm - 6pm
SW Hall Boulevard, between Third and Fifth Streets, Beaverton, Oregon
For map/Directions go to: www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com
SHOPPING AT THE MARKET MEANS:
*Enjoying whole foods that are at their peak of flavor
*Enjoying foods that have not been shipped across the country burning precious fossil fuels
*Buying plants that were raised and nurtured by the people who sell them
*Supporting artisans who produce products that are made with attention to craft and quality
*Boosting our local economy by supporting Northwest producers
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