New Harvest Park will host a Honey Fair. Mark it on your Calander and support our local bees. Read all about it from the desk of our County Mayor Glenn Jacobs.
New Harvest Park Farmers Market to host Honey Fair
WHEN: Honey Fair
WHERE: Thursday, Sept. 27 from 3 to 6 p.m.
WHO: New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2017) – The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will host its third annual Honey Fair on Thursday, Sept. 27. Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs will ring the bell at 3 p.m. to kick off the family-friendly event.
The market, which runs from 3 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public, will be held at the park located at 4775 New Harvest Lane.
“Our honey fair is one of everyone’s favorite events of the year,” said Brad Hurst, who oversees the market. “We plan to have several types of local honey for sale, as well as representatives from the Knoxville Beekeepers Association in attendance to do presentations on bees, honey and beekeeping and answer any questions. Be sure to join us for all of the ‘sweet’ fun!”
In addition, the market will feature plenty of local fall veggies, meats and much more.
Other activities to be announced on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/newharvestfm
The farmers market participates in the Fre$h Savings program, which works in conjunction with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Under it, participants who spend up to $20 per transaction at the market will get a matching amount in tokens to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at the market.
For more information on the program visit: http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/our-work/hunger/info-2015/fresh-savings-shop-smarter-eat-healthier.html.