Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Farmers Markets

The Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association has opened up a new farmers’ market at Moorpark College. According to the press release from Janis Flippen Public Relations, the new market will be located in the Moorpark College campus in Parking Lot G1 at Campus Park Drive. The hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to 12 noon every Saturday. 25 certified farmers will participate in the new market along with several food vendors offering a wide array of fresh produce, honey, eggs, fresh-cut flowers, potted plants and more.

Also, the Thousand Oaks Farmers’ Market returns to The Oaks Shopping Center after having occupied space for the past two years at the Hillcrest Center. This particular market offers an array of freshly grown produce including an ample supply of organic varieties, fresh cut flowers, bedding plants and more. Several food vendors also provide tasty selections at the Farmers’ Market including Me Gusta Gourmet Tamales, Mom’s Products, Yankee Doodle Bakery, Lourdes Tohme, Inc., Les Bles Bakery, Marcie’s Pies and Frontier Kettle Korn.

To celebrate the move back to its original location at The Oaks Shopping Center, the Thousand Oaks Farmers’ Market will hold a Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, June 25. The celebration will run through regular market hours, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at its location on the east end parking lot on the corners of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Wilbur Road.

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