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September 21, 2018

Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market Set December 5


MEXICO – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is pleased to announce that the 2015 annual Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market will be held on December 5, as part of the “Christmas in Mexico” festivities.

Jacob Hirschey discusses his honey with a 2014 Holiday Farmers' Market customer.

Jacob Hirschey discusses his honey with a 2014 Holiday Farmers’ Market customer.

The community is encouraged to visit the market and find great holiday gifts, decorations, and food from local farmers.

There is no better way to support the local economy than buying local.

In addition to finding local goods, customers have the opportunity to speak directly with the agricultural producers present at the market.

This popular event usually draws a crowd of more than 500 people.

The Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mexico VFW at 5930 Scenic Ave. (State Route 3) just north of the village of Mexico.

Free coffee and hot chocolate will be provided and Santa Claus will make an appearance.

For more information contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County at (315) 963-7286 ext 203 or visit www.thatscooperativeextension.org

Oswego County is a rural county, with a prosperous agricultural community.

The diversity of land allows for the growth of a variety of agricultural products including onions, apples, meat, cheese, wine, maple syrup, honey, berries, plums, peaches, and a wide variety of vegetables.

Within the county there are at least seven local farmers’ markets, with one open almost every day of the week.

The agricultural community in this county generates $47.6 million in annual revenue from 657 farms.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Its mission is to improve the quality of life for the community through education that is valuable to the lives of Oswego County residents.

For more information, please call 315-963-7286 or go to www.thatscooperativeextension.org

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