The Cooperstown Farmers’ Market will celebrate pumpkins and the coming of fall on Saturday, September 24, 9 am to 2 pm. Along with 30 farmers, artisans, and food producers, the Market will feature special pumpkin-themed products, pumpkin painting for kids, and pumpkin recipes.
Pumpkin Day Specials include:
- Handmade glass pumpkins from Crystal’s Customs,
- Beeswax pumpkin-shaped candles from L’ouvriere,
- Ceramic pumpkins from Terracotta Republic,
- a variety of local pumpkins, squash, and gourds from Heller’s Farm, Rock Hill Farm, and Lapps’ Produce,
- Pumpkin treats and seasonal flavors.
“With the coming of fall, it’s time to celebrate all things pumpkin. We’re glad to offer some fall fun to our customers and to showcase the wonderful pumpkins, produce, prepared foods, baked goods, and artisan items available at the year-round Farmers’ Market,” says Karrie Larsson, Market Manager at Otsego 2000, which started the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market in 1991.
John Potocnik will perform fiddle tunes on the Market Stage from 10 am to noon.
Located at 101 Main Street in Pioneer Alley, the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market is open on Saturdays throughout the year. Saturday hours are 9 am – 2 pm, May through December, and 10am – 2 pm January through April.
In addition, during July, August, and September, the Market is open on Tuesdays from 12 pm – 5 pm. SNAP/EBT is welcome at every Market. With the support of the Cooperstown Lions Club, the Market offers SNAP Match, providing up to $15 in matching funds when customers shop with SNAP. For more information on the Market, go to www.cooperstownfarmersmarket.org or call 607/547-6195.
Otsego 2000 is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1981 to ensure the Otsego Lake region remains a masterpiece of nature by protecting and supporting its environmental, scenic, cultural, historic, and agricultural resources and its economic well-being. Otsego 2000 accomplishes its mission through programs like the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, Otsego Outdoors, Glimmerglass Film Days, historic preservation initiatives, and environmental stewardship.