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Oak Park Farmers Market Opens New Season

posted May 3, 2013, 7:12 PM by Alberto Mercado   [ updated May 3, 2013, 7:13 PM by Julio Zaldivar ]
                                                                    Award-Winning Oak Park Farmers Market 

opens Fourth Season on Saturday, May 4 with an 

Eat Local Challenge

and new Site Improvements


The Oak Park Farmers Market, founded and operated by NeighborWorks Sacramento, celebrates the opening of their 2013 season with new site improvements and a Eat Local Challenge that encourages market goers to eat only locally-sourced food for the next seven days.


The Eat Local Challenge invites market-goers to participate in several local activities and to patronize local restaurants that prepare meals with locally grown food. Participants will then share their experiences and what they have learned on the Oak Park Farmers Market Facebook page. The Eat Local Challenge a local Farm to Fork event.  Sacramento has recently been proclaimed the Farm-to-Fork Capital of America by regional elected officials and the State of California. The mission of the farm-to-fork movement is to bring awareness to the Sacramento region’s local food production, consumption and sustainability as well as the contribution and exportation of sustainable products.


For more information please see PDF attached below..

Julio Zaldivar,
May 3, 2013, 7:12 PM