TILTON — The 2013-2014 Tilton Winter Farmers' Market will open Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 at the old Agway Building on Route 3 in Tilton.
Now in its third year, the market features more than 45 vendors, offering the state's finest fresh and locally-produced food products, along with carefully selected, agriculturally-based crafts. Conveniently located off I-93 at Exit 20 (diagonally across from AutoServ of Tilton), the market will operate weekends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, from December 7 to March 30.
Throughout the winter, Tilton Winter Farmers' Market attracts shoppers from throughout the Lakes Region and beyond, including vacation-home owners and other out-of-state visitors.
The market offers a wide range of locally-produced, farm-fresh and organic produce and greens, winter storage crops, meats, eggs, dairy, cheese, breads, pastries, gourmet popcorn, gluten-free products, vegan foods, tomatoes, garlic, mushrooms, veggie burgers, fudge, apples, cider, honey, granola, maple syrup, jams, jellies, freshly roasted coffee, teas, beer, wine, gourmet food items, body care products, information on composting worms, herbal products, dog treats and more.
Each Saturday and Sunday will also feature live music, information about sourcing local products and services and abundant sampling of delicious foods.
Tilton Winter Farmers' Market Founder and Director, Joan O'Connor, says, "Thanks to AutoServ of Tilton, this will be our third winter in the old Agway building, which provides shoppers easy access from Route 93 at Exit 20. The Gaudet family and AutoServ staff lend ongoing, generous support by providing the space and a wide variety of services that help make the market possible."
"We are happy to partner with Joan O'Connor to support the Tilton Winter Farmers' Market again this year," says AutoServ General Manager, Dennis Gaudet. "The market fills a huge need for farm-fresh, healthy, local food. It's become wildly popular and attracts as many as 1600 people every weekend day, providing a great local food resource for our community and vital outlet for our New Hampshire vendors."
Tilton AutoServ has sponsored the market since it opened in 2012 and is a long-standing supporter of healthy eating and healthy lifestyles in the greater Lakes Region community.
For more information on the Tilton Winter Farmers' Market, visit www.tiltonwinterfarmersmarket.com or visit the market on Facebook.