BNA Open Air Market – Starts Saturday June 13th!

market3Beechmont Open Air Market – More information:
This years market will open Saturday June 13th.
The market will be open Saturdays from 8am-Noon and will be held in the parking lot of the Beechmont Baptist Church at Southern Parkway and Wellington. Our market this year includes:

Our Farmers:Pendleton Farm, Hank Mercer, Sorrell’s Farm, Hillerich Farm, Reids Produce, Marvin’s Garden (Mike Mayberry), Ray Manley, Bill Monks. New this year are Nelson Escobar and the
Refugee Agriculture Program.

We have at least one grower who is pursuing being able to accept EBT at their booth this season.
All but one of our growers is qualified to accept Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program coupons.
All of our growers are local farmers and all produce is grown locally.

Our Artisans (Must be handmade by local artisan, and pre- approved to set up)
Returning:
Geri Roberts – Pottery
Vanessa Hawkins – Jewelry)
Nevina Harrell – Recycle Bling – Jewelry from recycled paper beads
Donald Taylor – Chair massage and hand made soaps, etc
Fred Lipsey – Anesta Wood Products (bird houses/feeders/bee traps, etc.)
Josh Driver – Woodworking, beaded items, crochet, etc.
Pat Brownfield – PatPat’s Cards / Jewelry (Beechmont Baptist Church)
Jodie Tingle Willis / Supreme Peace Yoga & handmade lotions
New:
Pam McElroy – Jewelry (Beechmont Baptist Church)

Our market is unusual as it offers Free Outdoor Yoga classes each Saturday (Courtesy of Supreme Peace Yoga, Jody Tingle-Willis). Weather permitting.

Food will be available from Gumby’s catering ( Breakfast Burritos) and muffins from Marvins’ Garden and coffee.

We will have more great live music this year, with Bill Stovall and his band on June 13th, Mike O’ Bryan on June 20th, Doran Nash’s Jazz trio on June 27th, and also featuring Engine 18 (a Bluegrass and old country band, all local boys).

We will kick off the market this year with a Community wide yard sale, look for a list of yard sale locations on our website at beechmontky.wordpress.com. The Beechmont Womans club will also feature a yard sale on Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th at their clubhouse at 4516 S. 6th Street.

Our Market Coordinator is Donna Pickerill and she can be reached at rickypickerill@bellsouth.net or 502-367-2652

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