Media Advisory: Waterbury Buy Local Market will Bring Farmers and Foodies to the Workplace to Share Healthy Food with State Employees

By Alissa Matthews

More than 45 farm and food vendors will descend on the Waterbury State Employee Complex to share local food with state employees and community members this Thursday, 8/3 from 3pm – 6:30pm. All are welcome at this fun, family-friendly event! Meet local producers, enjoy live music, and enter raffles for great local prizes at the Waterbury Farmers’ Market. Originally envisioned as a way to increase state employees’ access to local food, the Buy Local Market has evolved to become an exciting event for the whole community. After two successful years on the Statehouse lawn in Montpelier, this is the first year the market will be in Waterbury.

 What: Buy Local Market, including local food, BBQ cook-off, live music, and more!

Where: Horseshoe Lawn, Waterbury State Complex

When: Thursday, August 3rd from 3pm – 6:30pm

 Note: There are two more Buy Local Markets scheduled for 2017, both on the Statehouse lawn in Montpelier: Wed. 8/9 from 3-6:30pm, and Wed. 10/4 from 11am – 2pm.

Video: Here’s a peak at the fun from last year’s Buy Local Market in Montpelier https://www.facebook.com/vtagencyofag/videos/10159138277455344/

 For more information, visit http://agriculture.vermont.gov/producer_partner_resources/market_access_development/buylocalmarkets

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