June 18th is Jefferson County Farm Day!

The 10th Annual Jefferson County Farm Day is slated for Saturday, June 18th 10AM-5PM.  Farm Day is a free self guided tour of local, active farms.  The purpose is to educate the public about farms, farmers and farmland.  Morgan’s Grove Market is a tour participant, with extended hours until 5PM.  2011 Jefferson County Farm Day.  For more information about the tour, contact Jane Tabb 304-728-7413, ext. 7 or jane.tabb@mail.wvu.edu.

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Are you seeking limited liability insurance as a market vendor?

If so, contact one of our local insurance agents.  Amanda Friend, 304-725-6090 or E-mail amanda@thebennetteagency.com.  She currently helps several surrounding farmers market vendors.  She is aware of Morgan’s Grove Market, and encourages you to call or email anytime.

Morgan’s Grove Market seeks special educators

Always seeking special educators: Master Gardener, 4-H, historian, nutritionist, fitness, sustainability, conservation, kids fitness, outdoor in nature ID, plant and tree ID, wildlife, and more. Call today.

We have power!

Are you a beef, poultry, lamb, egg producer? If so, we have power!!

Regional Farmers Market Incentive Program

While you are at Morgan’s Grove Market, be sure to ask for the Market Manager’s business card.  On the back are details:  make 4 separate purchases from any regional farmers market, including:  Ashburn, VA, Berkeley Springs, WV, Butler’s Farm Market, Charles Town, Hagerstown, Inwood, Leesburg, Berryville, Orr’s, Purcellville, or Shepherdstown.  Have producer initial box. Present completed card to Market Manager booth and receive buy one get one free (manager’s choice, featured product).

We are opening May 7th

We are seeking vendors.  Are you a farmer, artisan, entertainer, or educator? Call, email, or send us your application.

Taste of Two Rivers Region Fundraising Feasts

The Taste of Two Rivers Region is a series of fundraising feasts to benefit art and environmental education programs at CraftWorks at Cool Spring.

CraftWorks at Cool Spring

FARM: Food, Art, Revolution, Media

Live: Music at Morgan’s Grove Park

Don’t miss these live acts!
May 7 – The Lady Dies;  May 14th – Gregorio and Friends; May 21 – Those Guys; May 28th – The Speakeasy Boys; June 4th – Roots Coalition; June 11th – Lisa Lafferty and Sam Jannotta

We are hiring two part time workers!

Employment Application

General Description: Marketing and selling local farm products at our outdoor marketplace outside Shepherdstown, next to Morgan’s Grove Park.  Learn all aspects of farmers market operation, including Market Manager training.  Must be willing to learn products and comfortable selling to the general public.  We will be there to help you, as our booth will be nearby.

Position duration: May 7th– at least September 30th
Wage:
$8-10/hr, depending on qualifications
Hours of operation
:  Saturdays, 7:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Number of positions available: 2 part-time staff needed
App Deadline: Best to apply by April for 2011 season.
Minimum Length of Stay: May 7-September 30th;  Saturdays.

Skills Desired: Outgoing, love of outdoors, appreciation for local food movement, agriculture, health and well-being a must.

Questions?  Call 703-871-1722, mail application to: P.O. Box 536, Shepherdstown, WV 25443, or email to:
manager@morgansgrovemarket.com