[Market-farming] Farmers Market question

Lynn Wigglesworth lynnw1366 at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 27 07:46:37 EDT 2007

There was talk of using the Court House lawn, but people who know didn't
think we would be allowed and we would not be allowed to use the adjacent
parking lot, so parking would still be a problem.There was also an idea of
the city/county buying property for community use (including the Farmers'
Market), but that never went anywhere, either. It would be nice if someone
(anyone) in local government took an interest in the Farmers' Market; a
good Farmers' Market would be an asset to this town. I feel that
everywhere I've looked, people have not been interested in the idea of a
Farmers' Market (even Cooperative Extension...refused to put my request
for vendors in their newsletter this year because it was "a business").

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barbara Miller" <barbmill2 at verizon.net>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 5:52 AM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Farmers Market question

> I think in our case, having the city/county allow us to use city/county
> property would be a good start. As you know, there are few open spaces
> left in town, and we've not been allowed to use any of the gov-owned
> including the Green...great location, but limited parking, and we'd get
> kicked off for every 'tourist' event anyway.
> ****************
> I'm not real familiar with the layout of Wellsboro but it seems like the
> Green, the Courthouse and the P.O. are the only government-owned
> We decided not to try for the Green (if I remember correctly) for
> reasons.  It isn't that we haven't been allowed - it's that we never
> for anything other than the lot next to the P.O.  If there is a better
> location that you want help getting, I would be happy to help.
> Barb Miller
> Tioga County, PA
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