Ribbon Cutting – Millington Farmers’ Market on June 1, 2013

PHOTO BY MELANIE G. BROWN -- Local officials and farmers market organizers paused for a ribbon cutting, Saturday morning, to inaugurate the Millington farmers and crafters market. From left are John Carroll, Cindy Anderton, Market Manager Sheila Schmidt, Maryland Massey, Mayor C. J. Morales, Councilman Kevin Hemstock and Ed Robinson, former mayor. Carroll, Massey and Hemstock are members of the Millington Restoration Committee which initiated the farmers market concept as a fundraiser to support the restoration of the Willie Gale Building. Hundreds of people visited the market, which included 14 vendors. The selection included produce, nursery plants, herbs, toys, homemade dog food, ices, lavender products, bread and confections. Tailgate Market gave away free bottles of water and Lora Dagenais and Lindsay Marvel did face painting and handed out surprise bags for children. The famers market, along Railroad Avenue between Cypress Street (Route 291) and Back Street, will continue every Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, through August. A varied assorted is expected each week, so that returning customers will find new and different goods. For more information, or to rent a space, search the Millington Farmers and Crafters Market on Facebook or call 410-928-3118.

PHOTO BY MELANIE G. BROWN — Local officials and farmers market organizers paused for a ribbon cutting, Saturday morning, to inaugurate the Millington farmers and crafters market. From left are John Carroll, Cindy Anderton, Market Manager Sheila Schmidt, Maryland Massey, Mayor C. J. Morales, Councilman Kevin Hemstock and Ed Robinson, former mayor. Carroll, Massey and Hemstock are members of the Millington Restoration Committee which initiated the farmers market concept as a fundraiser to support the restoration of the Willie Gale Building. Hundreds of people visited the market, which included 14 vendors. The selection included produce, nursery plants, herbs, toys, homemade dog food, ices, lavender products, bread and confections. Tailgate Market gave away free bottles of water and Lora Dagenais and Lindsay Marvel did face painting and handed out surprise bags for children. The famers market, along Railroad Avenue between Cypress Street (Route 291) and Back Street, will continue every Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, through August. A varied assorted is expected each week, so that returning customers will find new and different goods. For more information, or to rent a space, search the Millington Farmers and Crafters Market on Facebook or call 410-928-3118.

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