Brainerd Farmers' Market Spring Season Opening Set For April 21

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Brainerd Farmers’ Market 2018 Spring season opening will be Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

The farmers’ market features fresh local produce, meats, eggs, breads, jams & jellies, live plants, food artisans, crafts and more.

The market will be on the corner of Brainerd Road and Belvoir Avenue at Grace Episcopal Church, at 20 Belvoir Ave., Chattanooga.

More information can be found at www.facebook.com/brainerdfarmersmarket.

The Brainerd Farmer's Market is held from 10 a.m.

until 12 p.m. on Saturdays from April 21, through Dec. 8.

The Brainerd Farmers Market accepts EBT/ SNAP Card purchases. The market offers Fresh Savings Double Snap Dollars to all EBT customers through its partnership with AARP & Wholesome Wave.


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Dining

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Opinion

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