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Bedford Farmers' Market Announces New Vendors
Updated July 11, 2014 6:56 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The Bedford Farmers' Market has new vendors joining weekly.

The market is held on the west side of the square Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., and on Tuesdays at Harp Commons on the west side of the square from 3-7 p.m.

Besides fresh garden produce, there are three meat vendors who sell locally raised beef, pork and chicken and bakers who bring fresh baked cinnamon rolls and pies.

Custom ordering is also available. Orders can be made with one of the meat or baking vendors.

On Saturday, Sally Taylor, a registered massage therapist, will be visiting the guest booth. She will give chair massages at $1 per minute, with 10 minute limits.

Bedford Farmer's Market has been given a booth at the Lawrence County 4-H Fair, courtesy of the IU Health Bedford Hospital. The booth will be in the commercial building on July 14-19 from 5-9 p.m. There will be locally made crafts, jams, garden produce and more.

Bedford Farmer's Market invites local musicians to schedule a slot for performing at the markets, and local community civic groups to host an information booth.

Call Nancy Rainey at (812) 279-3400 for details.

Orleans Farmers' Market

The Orleans market is from 8 a.m. until noon on Congress Square in Orleans on Saturday.

This week you can expect to see:

From the farms and home gardens -- beets, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, chili peppers (dried and fresh), chard, corn, cucumbers, eggs, eggplant, edible flowers, green beans, herbs, lettuce, onions, sweet peppers, potatoes, radishes, rhubarb; scallions, summer squash, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini, beef, pork and chicken.

From the home kitchens -- brownies, cakes, cookies, muffins, scones, cobblers, pies, yeast bread and rolls, pork rinds, granola, lemonade, tea, jam, jelly, pretzels, banana bread, angel food cake, syrups (shag bark hickory, blackberry, peach, maple, strawberry), peanut brittle, dried peppers and more.

From the craft people -- leather belts, wallets, bracelets, bags, purses, aprons, dish towels, baby blankets, quilts, baby products, Amish baskets, wind chimes, memorial flag holders, clocks, hypertufa, wood signs, rustic wood furniture, bird houses, bird feeders, crochet and knit items, jewelry, pillows, iron decorations, walking canes, wood carvings, jewelry boxes, gallery glass art, painted items, carved gourds, painted glass art, pot holders, rugs, soaps, lotions, deodorants, goats milk soap, dog collars, leashes and puppets.

This week's family-friendly event will be a juicing demonstration from the Lost River Market and Deli, a community-owned grocery in Paoli.

The Jammers will be playing, free coffee will available at the host tent and the Buck a Book trailer is stocked. Every child can pick a free book each market day.

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