The Explorer Magazine Summer 2018 - Page 19

Let’s Support Our Local Farmers’ Markets in 2018! Y ou know you can’t beat the delicious flavor and nutrition-packed goodness of just-picked, homegrown fruits, vegetables, and herbs! Add fresh baked goods, unique items like pure maple syrup, local honey, organic dog treats, handcrafted natural soaps and gorgeous floral arrangements, and you’ve got Hendricks County’s Farmers’ Markets! You can choose from several markets on the days and times listed below. Hendricks County Parks has partnered with the following area markets to produce a handy card listing locations, days and times for our farmers’ markets. The free card also indicates which vendors accept WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Vouchers, and Fresh Bucks. Pick one up at any of our Wednesday night Summer Fun Runs or at any of the markets listed below. It’s part of our mission to promote healthy living in Hendricks County! Growers and artisans are eager to share their knowledge with you or to answer your questions, so let’s support them! AVON Tuesdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. • June 5 th –September 25 th Hendricks Regional Health Parking Lot, 8244 E. US Hwy. 36 PLAINFIELD Wednesdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. • June 6 th –September 12 th Plainfield Friends Meeting Lawn, 105 S. East St. Sponsored by Plainfield Chamber of Commerce PITTSBORO Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. • July–August Scamahorn Park, Pittsboro BROWNSBURG Thursdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. • June 7 th –September 1 st Brownsburg Town Hall Green, 61 N. Green St. Sponsored by Indiana University Health West DANVILLE Saturdays, 8 a.m.-Noon • May 12 th –September 1 st Historic Courthouse Square, Downtown Danville Sponsored by Danville Chamber of Commerce Honeybee Fest WEATHER HOTLINE (317) 718-6111 August 25 • 1-4 p.m. • McCloud Nature Park BEE sure to mark Saturday, August 25 on your calendar for the McCloud Honeybee Fest! From 1 to 4 p.m., BUZZ on out to McCloud Nature Park to: •Inspect a live hive •Learn beekeeping basics from bee experts •Purchase local honey and honey products •Enjoy bee-themed games and crafts •Donate to support the maintenance of our brand-new observation hive Who knew that learning about these vital pollinators could BEE so fun and tasty? Grab your HONEY and the rest of the SWARM for this free family-friendly festival! Visit www.HendricksCountyParks.org for more information about the 2018 McCloud Honeybee Fest! Sponsored by Hendricks Regional Health Summer 2018 • 19