Lincoln University Farmers' Market

Winter Market

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Winter Market (Delivery Day: Saturday, December 3rd )

 

 Our 2016-2017 Winter Drop-Off runs on the following dates:

December 3rd and 17th, January 7th and 21st, February 4th and 18th, March 4th and 18th

Vendors will be selling products each week through pre-orders (online).  Our drop-off time period is for picking up and paying for your goods. We have an hour for pick up, but if you can arrive early on the hour, that would be best!

How it works (as a friendly reminder):

  1. Each Friday we will post a list of vendors and their available items for thefollowingweek on this website: www.lincolnufarmersmarket.com and through our e-mailing market list. If you would like to be added to our email list contact Isabel Jacome, market manager at jacomealvarezM@lincolnu.edu
  2. Send your order to: jacomealvarezM@lincolnu.edu.Order submission deadline for Saturday delivery will be Wednesday at 5 p.m.
  3. On Saturday morning, vendors will have your items ready for pick up from 9 to 10 a.m.  You pick up your items and pay for your purchase directly to the vendors. On each drop-off day there will be some items available for you to buy (walk-in customers are welcome).  


Do you want to order? Choose from the shopping list (click below) and send your order to:  jacomealvarezm@lincolnu.edu. Orders must be received by 5:00 p.m. on November. 30th.

Pick up your items on December 3rd, from 9:00 to 10:00 am in Suite B, Room 123, Lorenzo Greene Hall, 900 Leslie Boulevard (Indoor Market).

 When ordering, please include the item, quantity, and the vendor’s name plus your telephone number in case we need to reach you for last-minute changes.

Don’t forget to stop by our tasting table at the entrance of the room 123. There will be coffee, tea, and something to taste from the market!  

Market Shopping List for delivery on December 3rd 2016 (click here).

Celebrate with us!

August 7-13, 2016

USDA Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has officially designated August 7th-13th National Farmers Market Week! 

 

The National Farmers Market Week is celebrated across the country from August 7 through August 13, 2016. It’s a time to celebrate the farmers, ranchers, and local food producers as well as the communities that make them happen. With over 8,500 farmers markets across the nation, it is easy to find a market near you. The National Farmers Market Directory makes it convenient to find farmers markets in your area with weekday, weekend, and evening options to celebrate National Farmers Market Week: https://www.ams.usda.gov/event/national-farmers-market-week-2016.

In celebration, during the month of August, the Lincoln University (LU) Farmers’ Market  is going to have different activities such as tasting days, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and much more. Come and help us celebrate our farmers!

Saturday is a Market day at Lincoln University!

The Best Farmers’ Market in Town!

The LU Farmers’ market features a wide variety of delicious, fresh, locally-grown produce. Everything is homemade with high-quality ingredients. Visit our welcome table: taste a refreshing Hibiscus tea, paint a rock, and get information about the market and Jefferson City Passport! Every Saturday from 9:00 to noon (parking lot, Lorenzo Greene Hall, 900 Leslie Boulevard).  

 This Saturday you can find lots of delicious watermelons, cantaloupes, blackberries, sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes, Chanterelle mushrooms, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, potatoes, onions, blackberry syrup, eggs, baked goods, honey, jelly, USDA inspected and pasture raised meat, grains, a wide variety of vegetables, beak goods, and meat!

 The LU Native Plants program’s booth will feature beautiful floral arrangements, native plants for sale, and educational materials. Check it out! 

 FOSTER CARE VOUCHERS ARE WELCOME!

 Don’t forget,  if you want to participate in our monthly market raffle, sign up on our e-mailing list at the welcome booth. You can win a basket with bountiful fresh local food.

Our next drawing will be on August 27th

We are part of PASSPORT Jefferson City! You can visit and discover new places around town. Get your PASSPORT and get it stamped after doing a short scavenger hunt or tour. The LU Farmers’ Market is one of the 11 places you can visit.  

How does PASSPORT work? Pick it up at the LU Welcome Booth, click on the link (https://goo.gl/iCkIbP), or print off a PASSPORT from any of the 11 participating sites (Missouri River Regional Library, Missouri Veterinary Medical Foundation Museum, Missouri Farm Bureau Log Home, MSHP Safety & Education Center, LUCE Native Plants Program, Museum of Military History, Missouri State Archives, Missouri State Museum, Missouri State Penitentiary Museum, Runge Conservation Nature Center). Do a short scavenger hunt or tour a PASSPORT site, get your PASSPORT stamped, and pick up a small gift. Visit all 11 PASSPORT sites to become eligible to win a gift basket with local items.

Please help us by sharing  this message with a friend and spread the word about the LU-Farmers Market. We appreciate your support!

 

The market will be CLOSED on Saturday July 2nd, 2016

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The market will be closed on Saturday July 2nd.

We will back on July 9th.

Wishing you and your family a happy and safe 4th of July!

Passport Jefferson City

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What is Passport Jefferson City all about?

Jefferson City offers a wide diversity of sites to visit in the most beautiful small town in America as named by Rand McNally. Passport JCMO is a local effort to get our residents to stay and explore our town. Lincoln University Farmers’ Market is one of the 11 local places that you are invited to explore in the Capital City. Passport provides a unique opportunity for you to visit all these places and also provides incentives for Passport Jefferson City completed prior to Sept. 5.

To get your passport click here

Come out and visit the LU farmers’ Market!  It provides many educational opportunities for kids and adults of all ages.  Over 20 vendors get together every Saturday to offer fresh and locally-grown produce. There is always a wide variety of fresh vegetables, meat, fruits, herbs, beef, chicken, pork, and other products for you to discover. Try samples of new foods or see cooking demonstrations!

Farmers and vendors love to talk with people. By doing so, you can ask questions about how the food was grown and raised.

The LU Farmers’ Market helps connect communities here and around the Country.

At the end of your visit, get your Passport stamped and receive a gift from the market! As an additional incentive sign up for a $30.00 gift certificate sponsored by the LU Farmers’ Market.

Those with completed passports will be eligible for a prize basket of local products. Passports must be submitted to the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau by Sept. 9. Address: 700 E. Capitol Ave. Jefferson City, MO 65101

 

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TODAY! CERTIFIED ORGANIC BLUEBERRIES FROM BUSBY FARM: $ 6/lb.

JOIN US TODAY AT THE LU FARMERS’ MARKET AT LU SOUTH CAMPUS

900 LESLIE BLVD.

9:00 TO NOON!

 

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Memorial Day weekend: stop by the LU Farmers’ Market

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This Saturday  (May 28th), join us for a Market day, rain or shine!

JC Downtown 300 block East High St. 

  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Gift basket raffle winner announcement
  • Educational booths
  • LIVE MUSIC!
  • Healthy and seasonal recipes at the vendors’ booths!
  • Don’t forget to pick up your Passport at the welcome booth! The adventure begins on May 30 until September 5
  • And much more…

May 28 is our last market at JC Downtown. On June 4th we will be back to Lincoln University campus (900 Leslie blvd., Jefferson City, MO) from 9:00 to noon.

 

Local produce and fun activities today at the LU Farmers’ Market in JC Downtown!

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