The Fort Scott Farmer’s Market will continue on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon and Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. at Skubitz Plaza, directly in front of the Fort Scott National Historic Site.
This farmer run market provides a friendly, safe, and fair local market of fresh locally produced items for the community, according to its’ Facebook page.
Linda Bower and husband Chet, have been involved in the market for 25 years she said.
Things will be a little different in 2020 with the pandemic in that social distancing will be maintained, Bower said.
“The public health nurse, Becky Johnson, has OK’d the farmer’s market,” she said. “We have to do social distancing. Masks are optional. Hand sanitizers will be available.”
The Bowers will be bringing spring harvested food produce.
“We will be bringing broccoli, onions, lettuce, spinach, and radishes,” she said.
The Fort Scott Garden Club will have their annual plant sale this Saturday, May 9.
Other vendors are:
R and B Produce, owners Ronnie and Beverly Brown, will be selling nuts and nut bread: (pumpkin, banana, poppy seed, apple nut), caramel rolls, jelly, and salsa.
Locust Hill Lamanchas, owner Sue Reinecke and family, will be selling goat’s milk products: soap, lotion, body cream, all-natural deodorant, and candles.
Micki Kraft will be bringing fabric facemasks in three sizes-$3 each. and also aprons (kids and adults), kitchen towels, hot pads, dish rags, and microwave potato bags.
Leta Herboldsherimer will be selling baked goods, pot holders, and dish rags.
Some Amish families will be selling plants and a new vendor will be selling glassware yard decor, Bower said.
To learn more about becoming a vendor, please click the application and guidelines here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tmtWzbD4woEHX7618JRrH2xvuouv08Pl/view?usp=sharing