Annual Meeting Feb 4

amtgThe YCFM Annual Meeting will be held at Burnsville Town Center (location of Winter Market) on Saturday, February 4th at 10AM.

The Board of Directors has made some changes to the Bylaws and we will be voting to amend them for 2017, as well as vote on board positions.

ALL MEMBERS need to complete an information form and return to the Market Manager.

Information Update Form (Microsoft Word) (PDF Format File)

Call for nominations for Board of Directors:

We will be voting in a new Board Member at Large in at the Annual Meeting. If you would like to nominate someone for a Board position, please send their name to Christina Gordon, Secretary, NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 1ST. NEW NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF ANNUAL MEETING. We will be sending the agenda and a list of nominees for all members to review before the meeting so you can prepare your vote.

Yes, you can nominate yourself or any standing member for any seat on the Board as well!

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The Market’s annual meeting is being planned!

amtgThe Yancey County Farmers’ market holds an annual meeting each year, 2017 datetime and location to be set and posted here as well as on our facebook page.

From the By Laws:

  1. Annual Meeting: An annual meeting shall be held each year at a time and place designated by the Board of Directors for the purpose of presenting the annual report, election of officers for the coming year, and other matters that may require general membership attention. Notice of the annual meeting shall be given to every member at least seven days in advance of the meeting.
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We’ll be back April 15, 2017!

lettucecelThanks for supporting your local farmers & artisans for one of the best years in our history!

In 2017, we will be celebrating 25 years of continuous service in Yancey County! We couldn’t do it without you!

Thank you!

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Last market for 2016! December 17 in the Town Center

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New Hours, new location INDOORS!

Starting November 5, and going through December 17, market will move indoors to the Burnsville Town Center, and run a wee bit later, from 9am to 1pm.

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October 29 at the Market!

Just ONE week left outside until the Yancey County Farmers’ Market moves indoors.  Starting on November 5th the market will be inside the Burnsville Town Center, with all the fresh and processed local goodies continuing! While some growers have encountered frost, most will have fall produce for sale well into December.

This week expect to find apples, arugula, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, assorted greens and lettuces, microgreens, nettles, onions, peppers, potatoes, pie pumpkins, purslane, radishes, spinach, Swiss chard, tatsoi, turnips, and winter squash.

Of course the market offers lots of goodies beyond plants and produce.  Several market members have eggs for sale – including duck eggs and quail eggs.  Rounding out the offerings are goat cheese, meats, baked goods, hot sauce, homemade jellies and jams, fresh-cut flowers, personal care products and country crafts.

Vendors this week

Oak Moon Farm & Creamery-Cynthia Sharpe/Dwain Swing
Locally Good Farm-Stephanie & Patrick Poetter
Fun Frolic Farm-Christina Gordon
Milo Acres-Lori Osada
Browns Creek Herbs -John Janeski
Open Ridge farm-Natalie for Jona Felts
Visual Dialogue-Cathy & David Krafcik
Halls Hill Farm-Hall Young
Jackie’s Naturally-Jackie Wall
Baked Goods-Bonnie Gullak
Aardvark Farm-Rett Murphy & Kathryn Skelley-Watts
Native Roots Jewelry-Lauren & Michelle Mejia
Common Ground Farm-Jim Stockwell
Serendipity-Travis Denley
Edwards Farm-Jim Edwards
Shady Lane Farm-David Duncan
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October 15 at the Market!

This week expect to find apples, arugula, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, assorted greens and lettuces, microgreens, nettles, onions, peppers, potatoes, pie pumpkins, purslane, radishes, spinach, Swiss chard, tatsoi, turnips, and winter squash.

Plant growers will be offering perennials, shrubbery, and trees.  Of course the market offers lots of goodies beyond plants and produce.  Several market members have eggs for sale – including duck eggs and quail eggs.  Rounding out the offerings are goat cheese, pork, beef, baked goods, hot sauce, homemade jellies and jams, fresh-cut flowers, personal care products and country crafts.

 

Oak Moon Farm & Creamery-Cynthia Sharpe/Dwain Swing
Locally Good Farm-Stephanie & Patrick Poetter
Fun Frolic Farm-Christina Gordon
Milo Acres-Lori Osada
South Face Honey-Loree Capps
Browns Creek Herbs -John Janeski
Open Ridge farm-Jona Felts
Visual Dialogue-Cathy & David Krafcik
Common Ground Farm-Jim Stockwell
Aardvark Farm-Rett Murphy & Kathryn Skelley-Watts
Baked Goods-Bonnie Gullak
Maple Thyme Farms-Marta Drayton
Halls Hill Farm-Hall Young
Serendipity-Travis Denley
Edwards Farm-Jim Edwards
Shady Lane Farm-David Duncan
Bill’s Nursery-Bill Johnson
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