The Orange Community Farmers’ Market had its opening day on Thursday, June 28th. The event runs on Thursdays until September 27th under the Pavilion at the Orange Fairgrounds, High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road in Orange. Market hours are from 3:30 pm to 7 pm. Note there is no market on August 2nd or September 13th.
There will be many fulltime vendors and part-time vendors selling their farm-grown products including vegetables, fruit, meats, baked goods, honey, pasta, soaps, crafts, pet food and more! Farms from the local area will be present; including Grassy Hill, Laurel Glen, Mapleview, North Pease, Oronoque, and Shamrock. Other vendors include Braids by Britt, Durante’s Pasta, Kind Cactus, Lizzie’s Corner, Mill Pond Essentials, Sweet Seidner’s, and Vic’s Guac Shop and food trucks include Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale, Zuppardi’s and Tipsey Cones. This year, a few guest vendors are added to the schedule. Harper Keehn Knife Sharpening will be attending on July 26th. Be sure to save the date and bring your knives, tools, etc. that need sharpening.
Four bands are scheduled throughout the summer to perform under the Gazebo beginning at 6:30 p.m. The band, Lunch Box, kicked off the market on June 28th. Other performances include Cruise Machine on July 12th, Frantic City on August 9th and Fools on the Hill on August 23rd. In addition, instrumentalists will perform under the Pavilion. Matthew Popp is scheduled to perform on September 6th from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.
Shop at the Market, enjoy the food, stay for the bands and come back often! Please check the website at www.FarmMarketOrange.com for additional information or call 203-891-1045.