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Visit the Holiday Farmers’ Market December 6

MEXICO, NY – Looking for holiday gifts that also boost the local economy? Plan to attend the Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market on December 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mexico VFW, 5930 Scenic Ave. (State Route 3), just north of the village of Mexico, sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County.

The Holiday Farmers’ Market is one of many activities taking place during the “Christmas in Mexico” weekend.

Visit the market and find great holiday gifts, decorations and food from local farms.

Products sold will include fruits, vegetables, wine, cheese, meat, jams, baked goods, soaps, honey, maple syrup, alpaca clothing, holiday decorations, and more.

In addition, Santa Claus will be on hand from 10 a.m. to noon and free coffee and hot chocolate will be provided.

The market is one of the stops for the Christmas in Mexico Trolley, which circles around town to the different events.

Come see what local agriculture has to offer for the holiday.

Supporting your local farmers keeps your dollars in the community, supporting the local economy.

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, 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 online to www.thatscooperativeextension.org