Growing in the Community Since 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE

Norwood-Young America, MN. May 27, 2022.

The Bongards Farmers Market, sponsored by St. John’s United Church of Christ, is celebrating our 10th year as a community gathering place for farmers and other vendors to sell their fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables, eggs, baked and canned goods, honey, maple syrup, and a variety of handicrafts and other items. This market held in the parking lot of St. John’s UCC has also served the community as a place to give information about and for local charitable and /or service programs. 

During this celebratory year we are continuing the activities for Power of Produce Club for children and Power of Produce Plus for adults 65 plus. These programs promote healthy eating through fun educational activities. Participants receive a $2 token each week to shop for fresh produce at Bongards Market. Each participant will also receive a free reusable shopping bag with the Minnesota Grown logo. 

Yes, we have joined the Minnesota Grown membership of farmers markets. Check the Minnesota Grown website and you will find our market!

We are celebrating our shoppers. A free reusable shopping bag along with $6 in Bongards Bills to spend at Bongards Market to buy fresh fruits and vegetables will be given to the 50th and the 100th shopper each week. 

We are pleased that on an alternating schedule (see website for specific dates) Fatbellies BBQ, Sweet Winks, and Sunny Days Comfort Foods will be serving their specialties.

Come join us at Bongards Market every Wednesday June 1 through September 28 from 3 pm to 6 pm.

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