May 22, 2024

Farmers Market & Craft Fair Coming to Campus, April 23

University Dining is hosting a Farmers’ Market and Craft Fair on Tuesday, April 23rd between 11:30 am and 3pm in Palmieri Plaza.  This event will feature an array of fresh fruits and vegetables from C & T Produce, along with lots of great munchies from a variety of food vendors. This year’s Fair includes returning favorite food vendors Poppin’ Jon’s Kettle Corn, Biscuit Batch, Great Harvest Bread, and Beth’s Mad Batter Baker, along with some new purveyors, such as Chocolate Moonshine, Agora Coffee, Selectos Latin Market, Kindred’s Kandies, and K & K Island Spice and Produce. There will be many gift and craft items available, too. A complete list of the vendors is available on the University Dining website.

New this year is a “Lunch & Learn” dining event featuring a variety of dishes made with honey and a presentation about the benefits of local honey and bee pollen from Rick Pound of the Blackstone Honey Bee Farm.  This event will be held in the South Living Room on the second floor of the CRUC at 12pm.  It is open to all, but space is limited!  Those who wish to attend should RSVP to Rose Benedict, rbenedic@umw.edu, in order to assure a seat at the table!  *Note: For those with food allergies, please be aware that the meal includes peanut butter and other nuts.