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Council Designates Farmers’ Market A ‘Tobacco-Free Zone’

Starting this week, smokers will be asked to refrain from using Tobacco products at the Oswego Farmers’ market. The Tobacco Free Network of Oswego County, with the support of the city of Oswego, the Oswego County Health Department and the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, announced the market will be a tobacco-free event starting Aug. 25.

Fulton Farmers’ Market Nutrition Skit

On Aug. 13, the Fulton Farmers’ Market in partnership with Oswego County AmeriCorps and Furenzi Family Day Care, will host a Nutrition Play in which various children from Furenzi Family Day Care will be dressing up as fruits and vegetables.

Oswego Farmers’ Market Kicks Off New Year

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It would have been hard to ask for better weather on the opening day of the Oswego Farmers’ Market. An hour before the event started, West First Street was much quieter than a regular day; but by the new 4:30 p.m. starting time it was clear that people were excited to see what vendors were offering.

Committee Paves The Way For Summer Events

Chamber wants to reverse the Independence Day Parade’s route so that it ends at Fort Ontario this year in keeping with the theme “Back In Time.” The full council will also consider resolutions regarding Pumpkin Fest, the farmers’ market, an Oswego triathlon and the Fulton Jazz Fest.

Ambassadors Of Good Health

Representatives from Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services Program Partnership and the Facilitated Enrollment Department were at the chamber booth at the Oswego Farmers’ Market recently to discuss health insurance options with the community.

Enjoy “Three Cups of Tea” at Oswego Farmers’ Market

Local book clubs have joined forces with the newly formed Oswego Reads to help spread the word about the first community-wide reading initiative. Each week, a table with information about the community read and the Pennies for Peace project as well as the selected book, “Three Cups of Tea,” will be at the Oswego Farmers’ Market, in front of the river’s end bookstore. Book club members will be on hand to help with questions about the book, which is available for three age levels – adult, young adult and children – as well as the Pennies for Peace project.

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