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20th Annual – Flower Day Weekend

Posted May 12th, 2009 by Dan Madigan  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

 

Through the years, this event has grown to become what is now a weekend event as well as one of Toledo’s finest traditions. On Sat., May 23, and then again on Mon., May 25, our local farmers will be on hand for “Market Days” selling direct to you baked goods, produce, eggs, poultry, beef. In addition, families and friends can wander and shop from among a variety of artisans’ works, yard art, crafts and – of course – the flowers.

On Sun., May 24, Flower Day, 35 of the Toledo area’s best flower growers and greenhouses will pack the market with their best flowers and plants. More than 20,000 visitors have been known to visit the market on this day. However, parking is easily available both along Erie Street in front of the Erie Street Market, located at 237 South Erie St., and throughout the revitalized Warehouse District. The weekend, known for it’s over 50,000-plus visitors, makes this event the biggest and most anticipated flower & garden events in Northwest Ohio.

Experts on Hand: Master Gardener’s from Ohio State University’s Extension Office will be on hand Sunday to help answer questions and give tips on plant and soil care. In addition this is a unique opportunity to purchase direct from the growers, obtaining expert advice on plant selection and care while purchasing the highest quality of plants available all the while supporting local agriculture.

Shopper Assistance: To ensure a relaxed, comfortable visit at the Market, there will be a complimentary package pickup system, operated by the Boy Scouts, In addition, there will be musical entertainment on hand to delight both young and old alike. And last but not least for that first taste of summer, visitors can enjoy some wonderful “Fair Food” including kettle corn, hot dogs, funnel cakes, lake perch, onion rings, Italian sausage, fries, hamburgers and much more.

Toledo Farmer’s Market is located in the heart of Toledo’s historic Warehouse district at the corner of Market & Superior Streets, map and directions are available on our Web site, www.toledofarmersmarket.org

The Toledo Farmer’s Market is managed by the Farmer’s Market Association of Toledo, a not for profit Farmer’s Agricultural Cooperative.

WEB: www.toledofarmersmarket.org E-MAIL: info@toledofarmersmarket.org

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