LEWES, Del. — The Market continues its fall season at Shields with 25 vendors through November 23 (Saturday before Thanksgiving). Favorite market vendors will be there offering all the bounties of fall harvest: cabbage, sweet potatoes, pumpkins, winter squash, carrots, peppers, lettuces, kales, broccoli, cauliflower, apples, cider, mushrooms, chicken, pork, oysters, freshly laid eggs, breads, jams and jellies, pastries, milk, yogurt, macaroons, and beautiful flowers for the table.
The Market continues its SNAP (EBT Food Stamps) program. To help lower economic barriers to local, healthy food, the HLFM matches up to $20 each participant each week with HLFM Bonus Bucks. SNAP participants are encouraged to come to the SNAP tent at the Market to pick up the bonus $20 in tokens to use at the Market. In addition to SNAP, the Historic Lewes Farmers Market welcomes participants in Delaware’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. WIC coupons can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at the Market. Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) coupons are also welcome.
The Market is open this Saturday from 9 am to noon. There’s lots of parking at the Lewes School Parking lot, just off the corner of Savannah Road and Sussex Drive, directly across from the Market.
Customers who want to know what is happening at the Market each Saturday should subscribe to the HLFM newsletter sent to customers on Thursdays. Newsletter is free. To be included, customers may send their email address to email@example.com
Consistent with its mission, the HLFM is committed to supporting farmers who grow local fruits and vegetables — a “real” farmers market that is producer only.
More information about the market is available at www.historiclewesfarmersmarket.org.
–Sharon Dardine, Historic Lewes Farmers Market