MOUNT VERNON – One of Mount Vernon’s most popular downtown activities resumes next month. The 2021 Mount Vernon Farmers Market begins Saturday, May 1, on the Public Square from 9 a.m. to noon. The market will feature vendors offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh local honey, baked goods, homemade candy, maple syrup, goat milk soap and more.
Shoppers aged 60 and older can receive vouchers on market days from the Knox County Task Force for Older Adults. Seniors who reside in Knox County will be eligible to sign up on the square to receive tokens to use at the market for fresh produce, herbs, and honey. Other incentive programs offered at the market this year will include SNAP, Produce Perks, and the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Stop by the market information booth for details on these incentive programs.
COVID-19 protocols will continue this year until further notice. All vendors will wear masks during the market and shoppers are strongly encouraged to wear masks as well. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the market. Shoppers will be encouraged to keep social distance while selecting their items.
Parking will be available around the square and in nearby lots.
The following vendors will participate this year:
|Sue’s Herbs and Jellies||Yankee Street Garlic||Community Roots|
|M & M Sugar Shack and Produce||Simply Sweets||Knox Berry Farm|
|Honey Bee Acres||Eva Brisker||Sigler Bakery|
|Wesco Produce||Angry Acres||Morckel Meadows|
|The Least of These||Sweets on Saratoga||Glasgow Family Farm|
|Veggies and Eggs by Dan||Nunda Valley Produce||Glen Hill Orchard|
|Green Valley Sweet Corn||Gleeson Acres|
|Double G MAPLE Syrup and Produce||Everyberry Farm & Flora|
|Maple Feather Farm|