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North Union Farmers Market and Cleveland State University Announce the Summer Farmers Market

North Union Farmers Market announces the return of its Thursday market in partnership with Cleveland State University. Opening June 7, the market is located on Euclid Ave. between E. 18th and E. 21st Streets on the Cleveland State Campus.

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PRLog (Press Release) - May 30, 2012 - PR Contact: Emma Anderson, 216.751.7656
Email: northunionfarmersmarket@yahoo.com

North Union Farmers Market and Cleveland State University Announce the 2012 Summer Farmers Market in Downtown Cleveland

May 29, 2012-Cleveland State University-Cleveland-North Union Farmers Market is pleased to announce the return of its Thursday market in partnership with Cleveland State University and neighborhood partners.  Fresh, local produce is coming to students, staff and neighbors at the Cleveland State University Campus.  Opening on June 7, 2012, and located in front of the Music and Communications Building on Euclid Avenue between E. 18th and E. 21st Streets on the Cleveland State Campus, the market will feature vendors with local, Ohio-grown produce, food products and more.

North Union Farmers Market at Cleveland State University is an urban desert oasis of fresh, local farm foods, a bright spot on a university campus and a leader in supporting local farmers.

Beginning at 11am and running until 2pm on Thursdays, June 7 through September 27, the market will open with early summer produce such as strawberries!  Local Farmers will unveil their fresh grown produce, dairy and meat products, honey and maple syrup. Bakers will present delicious breads and pastries, and artisan food producers will feature items such as cheese, jellies, mustards, pasta and more.

Live music by Moises Borges and free salsa samplings from Chipotle will make this occasion fun and festive.  Stop by for lunch prepared by a LOCAL restaurant and enter to win a free Troy-Bilt lawn mower! Catch the FREE Green Trolley on Euclid Ave.  

North Union Farmers Market is accepting SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Cards at the Cleveland State University Market. Recipients may bring their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to the “Market Information” table at the farmers market and obtain tokens which may be used to purchase fresh, local vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meat products and much more. WIC and Senior Coupons also accepted.

This year, North Union Farmers Market is pleased to participate in the Produce Perks Incentive Program of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition. The incentive is a dollar-for-dollar match to every dollar spent (up to $10) using an Ohio Direction Card at the market. There is no minimum purchase amount to qualify for the incentives and as the name suggests, Produce Perks are only good for purchasing fruits and vegetables. All other tokens purchased with the Ohio Direction Card are good to use on eligible items at the market.

North Union Farmers Market at Cleveland State University opens on Thursday, June 7 from 11am to 2pm, rain or shine.  It continues every Thursday through September 27, supplying locally grown fresh produce from Ohio farmers.

North Union Farmers Market is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to champion the local foods of Northeast Ohio and promote their environmental, economic and health benefits by connecting certified producers with consumers through a network of markets.

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