Tuesday, May 02, 2017

TOP STORY >> Farmers market in Cabot set to open Saturday

The Cabot Farmers Market opens for its 10th season on Saturday in the parking lot of Re:New Community Church, formerly the Bancroft building, 1122 S. Second St. It will open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Sept. 9.

Cabot City Beautiful organizes the farmers market. It is looking for local vendors.

The cost for vendors is $10 per Saturday. It is first come, first serve with no reserved spots. Vendors’ products must be either locally grown or made. Vendors can sell their produce and other goods from the back of their trucks.

To sign-up call (501) 920-2122 or email cabotbeautiful@yahoo.com.

“With all the emails I’ve received from vendors it could reach 100 if they all showed up,” farmers market organizer Matt Webber said.

“Chandler Farms, Barnhill Orchard, Whole Harvest Farms are some of the vendors,” he said.

Local musicians and talented artists are welcome to set up and perform at no cost.

On Saturday Cool 104 radio station will do a live broadcast.

The Cabot Lions Club will hold a clothing collection drive on Saturday at the Farmers Market. Clothes will be donated to Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the Open Arms Shelter.

“The weather is going to be gorgeous. It is going to be a great day,” Webber said.