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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle at Farmers’ Market Saturday

June 23, 2011

06/24/11 This Saturday shoppers at the Market are being encouraged to bring their own baskets or reusable shopping bags to discourage the use of plastic. Sr. Sue Rogers of Earthworks will have a supply of cloth bags to give away and Martin’s Supermarket is donating paper bags to vendors.

In keeping with the theme which will hopefully be an ongoing trend, Mike Good of the Recycle Depot (Marshall County Solid Waste District) will be on hand with information on what’s recyclable as well as rain barrels to reuse rain water. There will be a recycling activity for the youngsters as well

The Marshall County Church Orchestra will be on hand to entertain shoppers from 9 to 11.

The Plymouth Farmers’ Market is held Saturdays from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the G & G parking lot at Garro and River, east of Michigan. Each weekend features entertainment and exhibits. The last day for the Market is Oct. 8, the second Saturday of the month.

Applications for vendors and not-for-profits are available on the website at or by contacting Tom Keb, Market Manager, 10499 Tyler Road, Bremen, IN 46506 (574-217-5776). Booth space for vendors remains at $10 per week per booth. Not-for-profit booths are free but limited to once a month