Farmers' market 19th year gets underway this Saturday

Halcottsville — The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market at the historic Round Barn in Halcottsville will open for its 19th season on Saturday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is open each Saturday through Columbus Day Weekend and admission is free. Approximately 35 to 40 vendors will be on hand each week providing a shopping smorgasbord of goods either grown or handmade in the region.
Many special events are being coordinated with the Catskills Artisans’ Guild. For an events schedule or to learn more about market vendors, please visit www.pfmarket.org.
Goods sold on a regular or seasonal basis include: bedding plants, shrubs, trees, fresh produce, baked goods, homemade crafts, jewelry, furniture, meat, eggs, fish, maple products, honey, wool and leather items. Vendors come from throughout the Catskill region.
Vendors expected for the 2010 season will include: Locust Grove Soap of Roxbury, By Brook Farm of Bloomville, Cooperstown Cheese Company of Milford, Just Us Farm of Margaretville, Brodie’s Sugarbush of Westford, Bread Alone of Boiceville, Beaverkill Trout Hatchery of Livingston Manor, Harpersfield Cheese of Jefferson, Catskill Mountain Artisans’ Guild of Margaretville, Patria Gardens of West Fulton, Lather Up of Denver, Lucky Dog Farm of Hamden, Buddhapesto of Cornwallville, Nikita Indoor Outdoor Convertible Furniture of Oneonta, Shaver Hill Farm of Harperfield, Heller’s Farm of Bainbridge, Cooked Goose Farm of Roxbury, Grey Mouse Farm of Saugerties, The Waffle People of Delhi, and Sue Mullen Farm of Franklin.
Also: Kiss My Butts BBQ, Larkin’s Herbal Treasures of Arkville, Maynard Farm of Ulster Park, Tea Thyme Herb Farm of Denver, J.C. Menagerie of East Branch, Sherman Hill Farmstead of Franklin, Sap Bush Hollow Farm of Warnerville, Quarter Moon Café of Delhi, Smyth / Cid Pottery of Middleburgh, Shandaken Bake of Shandaken, Stone & Thistle Farm & Kortright Creamery of East Meredith, Mary Zydel Jewelry of Saugerties, Brovetto Dairy and Cheese House LLC of Jefferson, Machu Picchu Bakery of Roxbury and Slickepott Fudge Sauce of Delhi.
The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market is held rain or shine.
The market is located at the historic Round Barn on Route 30 near Halcottsville.
For more information about the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market, call 845 586-3326 or visit: www.pfmarket.org.