Schnitzelburg gets a Farmer’s Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Schnitzelburg Community Farmers Market to open this Spring!

Date & Time:  April 15, 2017; 10am-1pm

Location: 1481 S. Shelby Street Louisville, KY  40217

The Schnitzelburg Community Farmers Market (SCFM) is excited and proud to announce their opening on Saturday, April 15th from 10 am-1 pm.  The location of the market is in the parking lot of The Cure Lounge, 1481 S. Shelby Street (on the corner of S. Shelby Street & E. Burnett Avenue) in Louisville’s Schnitzelburg neighborhood. There will be a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony at 10am with local dignitaries in attendance, and the SCFM will be receiving a proclamation from Metro Louisville.  There will be other activities such as face painting, door prizes, breakfast and lunch options, and special guests the Kentucky State University Ambassagoats!

The SCFM is a 501c3 Non-Profit Corporation and is the first community owned farmers market in Kentucky.

The mission statement of the organization reads: “The Schnitzelburg Community Farmers Market is a farmer-focused market providing access to local, sustainable, and healthy foods serving the Louisville community.  We are a community based organization managed solely by volunteers and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with the purpose of creating an environment of cooperation and community building.  Our objective is to have a positive impact in the Schnitzelburg neighborhood and the surrounding community.”

The SCFM will provide food access serving Schnitzelburg and the surrounding neighborhoods, including German-Paristown, Shelby Park, Smoketown, St. Joseph, Parkway Village, Meriwether, Old Louisville, and George Rogers Clark bringing these communities together to support fresh local food and our local economy.

Schnitzelburg Community Farmers Market

Website:  http://www.schnitzelburgcommunityfarmersmarket.com/

Facebook: Schnitzelburg Community Farmers Market

Contacts:  

Andrea Riegling, Market Manager

Phone: 502-417-5902

Email: estesandrea@yahoo.com

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