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There’s a New Market in State College

Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/17 at 09:21 AM

The North Atherton Street Farmer’s Market has been in the works for years and, finally, it is a reality. The market provides customers another location (in the Home Depot parking lot) and another day (every Saturday) to buy local foods.

This “producers only” market has everything from coffee to muffins to meats to salmon to goat’s milk.

Watch the video and meet vendors Jay Young of Young American Growers, Barry Moser of Moser’s Garden Produce, and Linda Moist of Clan Stewart Farm. Hear why they believe this market is a so important to the community. 

{name} Author: Brittany Trott
Bio: I am a senior at Penn State majoring in Journalism, French, and International Studies. This summer I will be working on the local foods blog. I couldn’t have picked a better topic considering this blog is a mix of two of my favorite things: the environment and food.


Posted by Laura Young
06/18 at 09:58 PM
Spring Milss

Brittany - you got skills girl! Nice job on the video! We are appreciative of your focus on the local food economy and for helping us spread the word about the market. Thanks for your time and energy and we hope to see you at the market again! Laura S. Young

Mel D

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06/19 at 08:47 AM

It’s great to have another way for local food producers to connect with consumers—another promising sign of movement toward sustainability.  I can’t help but notice the irony of the venue, though:  a brand new expanse of asphalt that also hosts a huge chain hardware store and a huge new bank.

salim aksoy

Posted by salim aksoy
06/23 at 07:05 AM

Thanks for your time and energy and we hope to see you at the market

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08/09 at 06:54 PM
Boston MA

Jay Young is my cousin! Go Jay! Woo!

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