Rowayton’s Farmers’ Market Opens June 4 in Scenic Pinkney Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Farmer’s Market Opens June 4, 2010 in Seaside Rowayton, Connecticut

farmersmkttruckgraphicnew2The Rowayton Farmer’s Market was created to provide Rowayton’s residents and guests with an opportunity to have a diverse and interesting selection of seasonal foods drawn from the farms, fields and waters of Connecticut and nearby surrounding regions.  The Farmer’s Market also provides opportunities to experience and buy handicrafts and artwork created by local artisans and craftspeople.

Rowayton will continue its long tradition of Friday Market Days.  Opening day of this year’s Rowayton Farmer’s Market will be Friday, June 4, 2010.  The season is expected to run until the end of October.   This year the market will again be located right downtown in Rowayton’s historic Pinkney Park complete with sweeping views of the 5-mile River and Long Island Sound.  A true destination venue, the park is a big draw not only for Rowayton’s 3500 residents but also for the residents from nearby towns, and the many tourists that come to stay for weekends to enjoy the many events the town sponsors throughout the summer.   The goal of the market is to create an inviting experience each Friday for family and friends to come and enjoy together complete with demonstrations, entertainment, and picnicking.

The Rowayton Farmer’s Market will open at Noon and close at 5:00 p.m. Pinkney Park is located at 177 Rowayton Avenue.  Public parking will be available in the Ambler Municipal Lot on 140 Rowayton Avenue.  Over twenty vendors are expected and applications are still being accepted.

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CONTACT:

The Rowayton Farmer’s Market Managers

Regina Matson and Maggie Trujillo

203-286-6693/917-375-3617

203-831-0518/203-451-1750

Mpt3@optonline.net

Lpregina@aol.com

www.rowaytonct.com to learn more about Rowayton and for Farmers Market information

www.shoprowayton.com to learn about Rowayton’s local businesses

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