I hear that the main coordinator has moved out of Crozet and there is no one running the farmer’s ship. It would be devastatingly sad if this were left to “wither away” as someone recently said to me.
So the questions are –
1 – Is anyone running the Crozet Farmer’s Market? If so, who? When do you open?
2 – If no one is coordinating now, is there anyone willing to step up? Crozetians will support the farmer’s market.
** note that this is a story based on one email back and forth; I’d love to post a correction/clarification/update **
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Update 31 March 2010:
WCAV has a story today … thanks for picking up this story!
With the warm weather arriving, farmers markets are beginning to open.
The Charlottesville market opens this weekend, but the future of another popular market could be in jeopardy.
Every summer, about 10 local farmers and vendors fill a church parking lot in downtown Crozet with their goods.
“I’ll be driving into work one morning, and I’ll see all the tents set up, and I know it’s time to go over and start getting my produce from there,” said Mark Cosgrove, chef and owner of Fardowners.
The tradition could change. Vendors said they can only hope the market will start the first Saturday in May. The organizer is stepping down, and someone needs to take her place.
The problem is a new leader hasn’t been chosen yet.
Update: I’m assuming this is the Local Harvest site Janet mentions in the comments.