The Blue Jacket Farmer's Market

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM from July 19, 2013 until September 28, 2013

Location: 2826 South Calhoun Street, at the Blue Jacket campus, in the gazebo

Phone: 260-744-1900

Link: http://www.bluejacketinc.org

Event Description

July 19, 2013 Updated Jul 19, 2013 at 7:05 AM EST

The first day of the market will be July 19 from 10 am – 4 pm.

The hours of operation will be Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, 10 am – 4 pm… weather permitting. This is a graduate/volunteer manned entity of Blue Jacket, Inc.

Proceeds of the Blue Jacket Farmer’s Market will directly fund the wages of the Alumni Coordinator. This position serves to provide mentoring services to Blue Jacket graduates, connecting them with positive supports and activities in the community. The goal of mentoring is to keep graduates on track to becoming productive members of society, thus lowering the likelihood of a return to prison.

It also provides fresh food items to the surrounding community. This neighborhood was featured as one of the many food deserts in a recent story. We are happy and proud to be a source of better food options for all of our neighbors!

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