The Word from Shellie

Greetings All,
We have had 2 wonderful weeks to kick off what is sure to be a great season. Our vendors are ‘all in there places, with bright shiny faces’ (to quote an old poem, guess my age shows sometimes). We have even more new vendors each week, including this week as we are joined by Hoodsport Winery.
We are kicking off a season long campaign to collect Campbell’s Soup Labels and Box Tops for Education (found on many different food labels). If you will just cut them off the labels and drop them off at the Information Booth when you come to the Market, we will be turning them in to the school district at the end of the season. The points will be split between the elementary schools to be used for what ever the schools need most. Our goal is to reach at least 1000 combined labels. With your help we believe we can reach that goal! So if you have kids or if you don’t it is a simple way to help our schools and the kids. For more information stop by the booth or contact me directly.
Thanks and see you at the Market.
Shellie

Market Update 5/8

” What an amazing day we had for Opening Day. The sights, sounds and smells were something to behold!! The weather was perfect and it will be again tomorrow as we go for a repeat with even more new vendors and more returning vendors.
If that isn’t enough for you we will have ROXY radio broadcasting live from the
Market as we are participating in the Letter Carriers Annual Food Drive. Please help us help our neighbors by coming down, enjoying the day at the Market and dropping off a non-perishable food item. Our area is one of particularly high need in the state, so please lend a hand. While you are here, stop by the Information Booth so the kids can pick up a surprise for mom for Mothers’ Day.
It will be a perfect day and the perfect place to find a unique gift for mom. We will be waiting for you.
Shellie”

A message from the market manager, Shellie…

It’s down to the wire now! One week until Opening Day and what a season this promises to be!! For the first time SFM will be on two streets. With the return of so many of our favorite vendors and many new vendors, there is such a wide range of product.
There is excitement around the Market itself because of all the new changes. We have a fresh new look to our signs, website and Facebook page and an active new feel. Each week will have something happening. As always, the first Saturday of each month will be Kids’ Day with better than ever handouts and projects. In addition, once a month we will be hosting a Community Service Event  beginning with May 9th. When we will join with ROXY Radio and Letter Carriers for their Annual Food Drive, so please remember to bring a nonperishable food donation with you. Our neighbors need our help. There will also be a surprise at the Information Booth for the kids to take home for Mother’s’ Day.
There are still some booths available for those who wish sell their produce or wares. As always we will also be conducting our Community Garden Booth. Feel free to contact me for information.
This season will be full and very active. It wouldn’t be the same without you!
Shellie
Be sure to stop in this Saturday, May 2nd in downtown Shelton at 3rd and Franklin Streets!