Oswego Farmers’ Market To Feature Fresh Strawberry Shortcake

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OSWEGO, NY – The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Oswego Farmers’ Market continues on June 19 from 5-9 p.m. on West First Street, between Bridge and Oneida streets.

Gail Goebricher, director of the market announced the chamber will be selling fresh-made strawberry shortcake, featuring Aunt Mary’s homemade biscuits and fresh strawberries, at the chamber booth during the June 19 and 26 markets.

Pam Taormina of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Sean Pelkey of Flowers by Mr. John, co-chair of the chamber’s farmers’ market committee, serve up strawberry shortcake during last year’s market. The chamber will be selling strawberry shortcake during this year’s market on June 19 and 26.Proceeds will be used to help sponsor the many great community events that the chamber has planned for the remainder of 2008.

The June 19 market will also feature a lively performance by dancers from Miss Kelly’s Dance Studio.

This year’s market hosts more than 50 vendors offering a great selection of fresh produce, homemade baked goods and delicacies, honey, maple syrup, and plenty of arts and crafts along with other crowd favorites such as fresh squeezed lemonade, fried dough, Italian sausages and more.

Market goers will also have the opportunity to help grow the Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival by purchasing 50 / 50 raffle tickets.

Tickets will be available at the chamber booth each week of the market.

The winning ticket will be drawn during the Pumpkin Festival at 3 p.m. on Oct. 5 in Washington Square Park.

You need not be present to win.

While the market is fun for the whole family, the chamber would like to remind everyone that for the safety of the pet, as well as the general public, animals are prohibited from the market.

For more information on the Oswego Farmers’ Market, call Goebricher at 343-7681.