Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market to relocate
Beginning Wednesday, the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market will be located in the parking lot of Shop Demo Depot, according to Therese Bell, outreach coordinator for the Mt. Pleasant Business District Authority.
The market, which had previously been held in the Smithfield Street parking lot behind Levin Furniture in the borough, is ongoing from 1 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct. 17, Bell said.
Visibility will improve with the new location at Shop Demo Depot at 23 W. Main St., or just off State Route 31, she said.
“It's easy to find, easy to get into,” Bell said.
With the move, there will now be electric and water available, as well as rest room facilities, she said.
“We have a woman who wants to bring in homemade pierogies, and she couldn't do it without electric. This move will allow for a wider variety of vendors to participate,” Bell said.
Kim Giles, deconstruction manager of Shop Demo Depot and an authority member, brought the need for the move to the authority's attention.
“It was something that was a fit for all of us,” Giles said. “We had the space, and we had the ability to accommodate them. And we're happy to have the opportunity to help the farmers market grow in the future.”
Senior vouchers will continue to be accepted by the produce vendors, Bell said.
Denise DeSabato, owner of Stukup Grafix Design & Signs in the borough, plans to donate T-shirts to the market's vendors.
“We're going to do a white T-shirts with the word vendor on it; I'm trying to create a design that would encompass all of their items, from produce to popcorn to berries,” DeSabato said. “I did the farmers market signs for them, so this will kind of coordinate a certain look.”
For more information, visit the authority on Facebook or call 724-547-0660.
A.J. Panian is an editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-547-5722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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