A word of thanks

...from Market Manager Lauren Carey

As PRFM completes its 6th season, I'd like to say how much you mean to us.

To our shoppers:
Your farmers market continues to thrive because you show up in the rain, 8 months pregnant, with strollers filled with kids, when it's hot, with your dog, with out of town family, at a chef demo, kids activity or special Friday night Market. We are here each week because you are ready to try a new veggie or share a Swiss chard recipe while waiting to buy bread. Thank you for putting local food on your table each week. Our Saturday community is a place where kids grow up together and neighbors get to know each other. We thank you for supporting local!

To our sponsors:
Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation, Captain Planet  Foundation, Ellis Hotel, Whole Foods, Wholesome Wave, Les Dames d'Escoffier Atlanta Chapter, and Southeastern Horticultural Society.  It is through the generosity and community focus of sponsors like you that we help to save the planet, empower people to eat well, teach the next generation, and make local food accessible to all Georgians.

To our vendors:
It has been another wonderful year. We welcomed new friends and sent others on the next step in their journey. You make the market vibrant, seasonal and alive. Thank you for sharing your talents!

To the volunteers:
With grace, hospitality, and always humor you make the market a happy place. With over 2,500 volunteer hours given this season, the Market could never happen without you. We all thank you for giving so much of yourselves week after week and year after year.

Save the date! Opening day 2013: April 6, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.