Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market Set for December 7

MEXICO, NY – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is pleased to announce the fifth Annual Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market will be held on December 7 as part of the “Christmas in Mexico” festivities.

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

The market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mexico VFW on 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 Lynnette Wright at (315) 963-7286 ext 203 or visit the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County website at 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, potatoes, meat, cheese, wine, maple syrup, honey, berries, peaches, and a wide variety of vegetables.

The agricultural community in this county generates $39.4 million in annual revenue from 639 farms and supplies more than 5,000 jobs.

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

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