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August 27, 2013

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Farmers’ Market considering extension of season

TAHLEQUAH — With the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market attracting so many patrons, there is talk of extending its season.

“We will be open through the end of October,” said Marla Saeger, president of the market. “But we are looking at other options, possibly staying open through the holidays.”

Saeger said 1,159 people visited Saturday’s market, and Tuesday’s market drew 156.

“Everything is going fabulously on Saturdays,” she said. “We intend to continue the Tuesday markets. We are just getting the word out. A number of our vendors sold out this Tuesday. I love it when that happens.”

The market is also participating in a nationwide campaign organized by the American Farmland Trust. The campaign, “I Love My Farmers’ Market Celebration,” encourages people to pledge to spend $10 at their local farmers’ market.

“The three markets in each state with the most pledges will be recognized,” Saeger said. “Right now we are at $930, Cherry Street in Tulsa is at $70 and Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City has $50.”

Pledges to the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market rank it 26th in the campaign’s national standings. Pledges are accepted until Sept. 9. Pledges can be made at www.ilovemyfarmersmarket.org.

Those interested in vending with the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market can visit tahlequahfarmersmarket.org to contact Saeger.

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