Grateful Dead and related music performed by Bill Myregaard & Joe Carlomagno, a streamlined version of their 4-member band Dark Star.
The Willoughbys, an Americana folk/rock band featuring Richmond’s own music educator Bill Myregaard, is a longtime favorite at our market.
Four women who hail from Jericho and Underhill — Charlotte Reed, Britni Bigelow, Kathy Mulligan, and Nancy Geise — comprise the Front Porch Foursome. They perform contemporary folk covers from the Wailin’ Jennys, Brandi Carlile, Nickel Creek and others.
Richmond songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dan Johnson performs original Americana music, with occasional covers from the bluegrass, old-time, country, and folk repertoire. Inspired by Bob Dylan’s landmark “Blood on the Tracks,” he began writing songs in the late ’90s. He plays guitar, mandolin, and harmonica, and fronts for the Expert Sidemen, a 4-piece bluegrass band.
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What kind of summer adventures are you planning?? Don’t forget to include a visit to the farmers market to pick up ingredients for summer dinners, picnics and parties.
How about making the Richmond Farmers Market itself part of your summer outings?
With school coming to a close for the year, you could plan to get together with school friends at Volunteers Green. Have a game of Frisbee in the field or play on the playground. then come over to the market for lemonade, maple candy, baked goods and more.
How about planning a canoe trip on the Winooski. Park your car up river, put in, and paddle down to the market for dinner. Plan to meet friends to drive you back to your car! Or park down river, paddle up to the market and float back to your car after dinner!
Have guests coming from out of town? Plan to bring them to the market to give them a taste of real Vermont community spirit. It’s a great place for them to pick up souvenirs to bring home to remind them of their visit!
Ok, I’ve given you 3 ideas… let’s see if we can add to the list!! Look for the poster at the market and add yours. Can we come up with 50 ways to include your Farmers Market in your summer plans??
Each month we set aside a booth for youth with an entrepreneurial flair to sell items that they have either made, baked or grown. Fill out an application and request the Youth Booth.
Non-profit organizations are welcome to conduct outreach and raise funds for community causes at our Community Booth. Fill out a “vendor” application and request the Community Booth.