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Visit the Holiday Farmers’ Market on December 7

MEXICO, NY – Plan to attend the Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market on December 7 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 market is one of many activities taking place during the “Christmas in Mexico” weekend.

The Oswego County Holiday Farmers' Market is December 7 at the VFW in Mexico from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Market-goers can expect a wide variety of agricultural products and the experience of talking one on one with the farmers there selling their goods. Here some customers visit a booth selling handmade goat milk soaps.
The Oswego County Holiday Farmers’ Market is December 7 at the VFW in Mexico from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Market-goers can expect a wide variety of agricultural products and the experience of talking one on one with the farmers there selling their goods. Here some customers visit a booth selling handmade goat milk soaps.

New this year is a trolley to take you around to the different events and the Holiday Farmers’ Market will be a stop on the route.

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 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and free coffee and hot chocolate will be provided.

Furthermore, students from the Horticulture Department of Oswego County BOCES will be providing demonstrations on making bows.

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, 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.