The Main Street Farmers Market in Batesville will hold its last two markets of the season November 5th and 19th. The market is held in the Pocket Park on Main Street in Batesville’s historic downtown district and runs from 8am ’til noon.
The Saturday, November 5th market day will feature music by Accordion player, Ed Casper, starting at about 9:00AM.
Downtown Pie Company will be at both November market days with their handmade pies, cranberry bread, and homemade jellies and will be taking orders for pies for Thanksgiving. Rural Goods will be at the November 5th market day with handmade breads and candies and Ozark Kitchen with their handmade Fried Pies and jellies.
The Artists and artisans at the Main Street Farmers Market offer many beautiful and unique presents for the holidays. In the Land of Wild Artists has pottery, earrings, necklaces and bracelets, leather work and watercolors. Karen Barker, a local artists from Floral, sells jewelry and is offering two new lines with Fall colors and gemstones. The Morgans of Home Made Home make beautiful hand carved wooden spoons and hand forged utensils and tools. And Brood Farm will be at the market with their full line of goat milk soaps, holiday soaps, and lotions. Locally crafted items make wonderful, one of a kind gifts for Christmas.
Four local farmers will be at the November 5th market, weather permitting. Local produce from Garden Girl Farm Fresh Produce and More will include sweet potatoes, apple butter, Fall greens, beautiful salad greens, honey and cheeses from Honeysuckle Lane Farm. Stewart Farm, out of Poughkeepsie, Arkansas, will have zucchini, yellow squash, kale, and turnip greens. Mahan Farm, of Southside, will also sell their Fall produce. This local produce is picked the day before the market and many producers are Certified Naturally Grown and use no chemical pesticides or herbicides.
Support your local farmers and artisans, find the healthiest foods, interesting gifts and then see all of the good things happening in Batesville’s historic downtown. Have coffee, breakfast or lunch at one of Main Street’s newest restaurants, The Pinto, at 100 East Main St. Elizabeth’s and Bigs will also be open for lunch after the Saturday Market. Gallery 246 and The Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery will be open as well as many of the fine antique shops on Main Street. Check the Main Street Batesville Facebook page to find out more about the upcoming Market and what’s happening on historic Main Street.
For more information on Batesville’s Main Street Farmers Market or to receive a Vendor Application for the 2017 season call Market Manager, Jean Larson, at 208-869-1445 or email at [email protected]