The Logansport Farmers’ Market will be opening for the season on Saturday, June 3, in downtown Logansport. The market will be located at 4th and Market streets.
The Farmers Market will be open for business every Saturday from June through October. Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the months of July, August, and September, the market will also be open on Wednesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m.
In recent years the range of products from the Farmers Market has included fresh vegetables and fruits of all kinds, plants, herbs, meats, eggs, honey, maple syrup, jams and jellies, honey mead, specialized coffee/beverages, baked goods of all kinds, popcorn, custom wood signs, jewelry, fresh flower bouquets, greeting cards, homemade soaps and candles, knitted or crocheted projects, hand-woven rag rugs, baby quilts, and much more. Sweet corn is also expected to be back this year.
Local not-for-profit organizations may apply to set up a one-time, complimentary booth by contacting a board member. Once a month, the Farmers’ Market allows a local organization to share their mission with the community. Guidelines are as follows:
- One non-profit organization may be allowed to set up a booth at no cost per month. These organizations will be chosen by market board vote. If selected, the organization may participate only once a year.
- Organization may not promote politics or religion.
- Not-for-profit organization setting up at no cost is not permitted to sell a product or to profit monetarily. The purpose of this promotion is simply awareness of information.
- Not-for-profit organization may not in any way compete with an existing vendor.
- Organizations must be located in the same counties that vendors are restricted to.
- Not-for-profit organizations must provide a not-for-profit business ID number.
Local musicians are also featured at the Farmers’ Market on a regular basis. Guidelines are as follows:
- Musicians may play for tips at Farmers Market on a first come basis, one music group at a time.
- Music groups will be allowed or disallowed at the discretion of the market board, and all music should be family friendly.
- The board may allow a group to reserve a slot of time on a particular date.
- Musicians will not be charged to play at Farmers Market.
- Musicians are permitted to accept tips.
All products offered are fresh and truly local – produced in Cass, Howard, Miami, Fulton, White, Pulaski or Carroll counties.