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Farmers Market Wraps Up
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Hunters Homegrown was selling its homemade real fruit popsicles that were a twist on the childhood favorite, the Otto pop. Made with all natural ingredients and only $2 a piece, these were the sour strawberry and lemon flavor. - photo by Sarah Lawson

The Escalon Chamber wrapped up the last farmers market of the season on Thursday.

Chamber ambassador Megan Mcnanch explained how the once a month event usually occurs three times a year, but due to the success of this year, they added three more dates putting it at a total of six farmers market events. Due to the extreme heat in the month of September they had to cancel the month’s festivities changing the total to five market events.

This year was the first farmers market in five years for Escalon, and, according to Mcnanch, was a successful reboot.

There is talk about adding even more dates next year and possibly changing it to twice a month.

There is no set date for next year’s grand opening, but applications for vendors to apply will go out in March.

“Community wise it is important to have the market, to come out and support,” Mcnanch stated. “The vendors and community members are just glad to have something like this in their hometown.”

The final market had 34 vendors from candles, to tacos, to tumblers and soaps.

“I am sad it’s the last one, but it is so nice seeing everyone out here having fun,” she explained. “My favorite moment this summer was the first market when we had our ribbon cutting, just hearing everyone say how nice it was to have a farmers market again was my favorite part.”

More information on future chamber events can be found on their website

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This booth was dishing out creative handmade tumblers that ranged from sports themed to fall themed. - photo by Sarah Lawson
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The final market had a total of 34 vendors that had a variety of things to see while watching the glowing sunset and listening to the live music that was performed by Oakdale local Kaylee Inman. - photo by Sarah Lawson