Wednesday, September 5, 2012

On the Farm & At the Market

Anita Amsler, Oldhome Farm,
Walworth, NY
On the Farm & At the Market 
Exhibit at Monroe Ave YMCA, 797 Monroe Avenue  Rochester, NY 14607
 (585) 271-5320

September 12 - October 3, 2012


Cole Werner enjoys helping his father
Jeff, Warner Farm Market, Rush, NY
Rochester has been nicknamed
the “flour” and later the “flower” city, reflecting the area’s rich agricultural heritage.

The Rochester Public Market continues to reflect this
heritage—with many farmers selling the produce they grow
on their farms.

The farmers work their farms full-time. This is their livelihood.  Some farmers are the second or third generations in their family farming. Even their children get involved—helping on the farm and selling alongside their parents at the market.  

Support our local farmers!

Margaret W. Miyake, miyakephoto.com
mwmiyake@hotmail.com

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Rochester Public Market,
http://www.cityofrochester.gov/publicmarket/


Meg Davis, Paul Watson's Greenhouses, Rush, NY


Josh and Jesse Jones have their own
pumpkin patch on their grandparents' farm,
Eaton Farm in Ontario, NY.




Richard Hammann,
Hammann Farm, Penfield


Can you identify the farmers at the market?


Each farmer is selling what he or she grows!