Indoor Market April 21

Before we know it we'll be hosting our first farmers' market.  We can't WAIT so ... we're hosting an Indoor Farmers & Crafters Market Saturday, April 21, 10am-2pm at the Ideal Township Community Center (click for Google map).

Honoring Earth Day (which is Apr 22) and Arbor Day (which is Apr 27). Vendors, live music, kids' activities, lunch options (sloppy joes w/ local meat OR veggie wrap), a "Counting" Horse demo, "Ask a Master Gardener" info table, and FUN! FUN! FUN! Click here to download flier (pdf).

Want to help out?  Let us know by Email or call (218) 543-6565 and we'll get you connected (see list below of the help we need).

We have 19 VENDORS signed up already!  Pass the word to vendors (must have grown, made, created what they sell) and customers!  Click here for Flier. PLEASE help us promote by putting the flier up in places you visit/patronize AND / OR email to YOUR friends / post on Facebook, etc. THANK YOU.

YOUR HELP is still needed for this event. We have some wonderful volunteers already signed up and we need more to make this work as smoothly as possible. Come for an hour or all day, OR sign up to help do lunch prep on Friday at the Co-op.  LET US KNOW WHAT YOU CAN AND WILL DO! We NEED YOU!

Friday, Apr. 20:

 * Lunch Prep  11am-noon (or so) - make chop for veggie wraps
             NOON - 1 (or so) make the sloppy joe mix
             1-2pm mix up scones to bake in the morning at the Ideal Community Center

 * Put up market signs in afternoon on Co Rd 16 and at Co Rd 39/Co Rd 11
 * BAKE AND DONATE baked goods to sell (cookies, bars, for snacking and for lunch dessert)- deliver Friday to co-op or Sat morning before 10am to Community Center.

Saturday, Apr 21:
8am -9am:  Set up at Ideal Community Center (tables and chairs)
9am-10am:  Assist Vendors in hauling stuff and setting up
           Set up our co-op table of sales
           Set up kitchen for selling goodies and lunch stuff & bake up some scones and cookies we've prepared

10 - 2pm (or any part of this)
          Staff co-op table selling goods & memberships
          Greeters / Helpers /hosts  directing customers/guests & helping vendors as needed
          We'll be handing out "stamp cards" of all vendors to get stamped when they visit each vendor. Get all stamped & put in drawing for a gift basket of goodies.
          assist with kids' activities coordinated by Joan Ingebrigtsen

10-1pm    Staff kitchen selling goods

11am:   Greet and Assist musicians with any set up needed
         Group:  FROM THE HEART music by Gary & Kelsi Stacken

1-2pm: Clean up kitchen

2-3:30/4pm: CLEAN UP FROM EVENT (put tables & chairs away, sweep / mop if needed, haul garbage/recycling, haul "stuff" back to co-op / Barb's van :), etc.



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