The second “Produce in the Park” meeting in Atlantic is set for Thursday, March 17th, in the meeting room at the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce at 102 Chestnut Street. The meeting, which begins at 4:30-p.m., is for vendors of locally grown produce and handmade crafts, and anyone else interested in the community event.
An update on funding and expenses will be discussed. Marketing methods, activities and cooking demonstrations are also on the agenda. Decisions are made by the group in attendance.
The opening date for Produce in the Park is June 2nd. The event takes place every Thursday evening from there on out through the growing season, from 4:30- to 6:30-p.m. in the Atlantic City Park. The vendor fee is $60 for the season.
The mission of Produce in the Park is promoting local food production and consumption, and building community to enhance the health and well-being of residents. Produce in the Park provides opportunities for direct marketing for producers, access to fresh local foods for consumers, social networking and educational opportunities for all participants.
For more information contact Susan Retz, Emily Krengel, LaVon Eblen or the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce.