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April 1st, 2014

Anne Arundel Farmers Market to Kick-Off Healthy Anne Arundel Month -April

by Maryland Farmers Market Association

Anne Arundel County will kick-off “Healthy Anne Arundel Month” on Saturday April 5 at 7:ooam at Anne Arundel County Farmers Market on Riva Road.

April marks the start of Healthy Anne Arundel Month, a month devoted to encouraging physical activity, good mental health, and healthy eating. At 9:30am, an official ceremony will commence at the Anne Arundel County Farmers Market to encourage all citizens to practice good health and nutrition.

Anne Arundel County boasts an abundance of additional farmers market where the citizens of Anne Arundel County and beyond can purchase fresh, locally grown produce and other products.

The following is the 2014 schedule for the Anne Arundel County farmers market season:

Anne Arundel County Farmers Market
Annapolis: Riva Rd & Harry S. Truman Parkway
Saturday: 7 a.m. to Noon Apr 5 – Dec 20
Tuesday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 27 – Sep 30
Contact: Brenda Conti 410-349-0317

Deale Farmers Market
Deale: Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Parking Lot
5965 Deale-Churchton Rd.
Thursday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jul 30 – Oct 30
Contact: Gail Wilkerson 410-867-4993

Piney Orchard Farmers Market
Odenton: Stream Valley Drive off Rt. 170
Piney Orchard Community & Visitors Center Parking Lot
Wednesday: 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Jun 4 – Oct 22
Wednesday: Noon – 4 p.m. Nov 5-26
Contact: Bill Morris 410-867-9162

Severna Park Farmers Market
Severna Park: Ritchie Hwy (Rt. 2) & Jones Station Rd
Saturday: 8 a.m. to Noon Apr 26 – Oct 25
Contact: Anita Robertson 410-924-3092

Westfield Annapolis Farmers Market
1st & 3rd Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Jan 5 – Apr 6 (Winter Market)
Annapolis: Orange Parking Garage near Macy’s
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Apr 6 – Nov 23
Annapolis: corner of Bestgate Rd & Generals Hwy
Contact: Brenda Conti 410-349-0317

Department of Natural Resources
DNR Parking lot off Taylor Avenue
Thursday: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. June 5 – Sep 6
Contact: Lisa Barge 410-222-7410

WIC and Senior FMNP Checks Accepted at all Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Markets

For more information about the 2014 farmers market season and Healthy Anne Arundel month, click here.

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