A vendor at a 2012 session of the Chestertown Farmers’ Market describes his condiments and herbs to a shopper — who holds a bouquet of fresh cut flowers she purchased at the popular venue, which opens Wednesday June 19 for the 2013 season. The Chestertown Farmers' Market has been lauded as an overwhelming success that's boosted commerce in northern Warren County, as well as strengthening social ties in town. The market features a wide range of produce, gourmet foods and handcrafted goods.
continued Gifts and homewares available at the Chestertown Farmers’ Market include handmade pottery, soap, candles, knitwear, quilted items and other gifts from Rustic Charm Pottery of Chestertown; handmade Shaker-style furniture & accessories from The Shaker Shop of Chestertown; pottery and button jewelry from Stuck in the Mud Pottery of Brant Lake; rustic handmade lighting, driftwood sculpture and handmade jewelry from Northeast Living Lights of Chestertown; wooden cutting boards and handmade greeting cards from Chester Creek Press of Chestertown; handcrafted wood products from Adirondack Wood Artisan of Riparius; handcrafted wines from Cole Brook Country Wine of Gansevoort; plus health and wellness services from Healing Hands of Pottersville. For details, see www.chestertownfarmersmarket.com.
Mead said that a few volunteers are still needed to work a few shifts Wednesdays for set-up and market tear-down. Those interested in helping out are asked to contact an Alliance member during a market session, or contact Mead at 494-3016.