Farmers market flourishes at short-term location. “Today actually surpassed my objectives. ”

PJ Salerno’s belief had been shared by numerous on Saturday.

Salerno, an owner of Foothill Farm in Mahoning Township, had been one of many pleased vendors at the Lehighton Downtown Winter Farmers Market, which shifted from Lehighton’s Lower Park into the Hofford Mill in Weissport.

“We had a turnout that is great” said Salerno. “Bambi (Elsasser, treasurer for the Lehighton Downtown Initiative) looks after the marketplace, and she does an incredible task marketing on Facebook. Simply getting individuals out listed here is great; that is all her.

“And just the farmers in general help bring people right right back each week. Having good items – good, quality services and products. It truly means one thing towards the market whenever you’re able to have top quality produce as well as other material. ”

The big event, which Elsasser said ended up being a “producer products market, ” showcased a number of homegrown, handmade and homemade items, a lot of which had been fast to market down. Leer más