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Hernando Mississippi - Hernando Farmers Market 09 June 2022 ( news )
Hernando , state Mississippi ( By Press Release office)
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The Hernando Farmers Market is located on the quaint historic Town Square and is open each Saturday from May through the end of October . The market features locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as fresh local milk , pork , pasture - raised eggs , local honey , canned and preserved items , knife sharpening , nursery plants , baked goods , cut flowers , herbs , fresh salsa and guacamole , and homemade crafts .
Throughout the season , enjoy live music , free fitness classes and special events that will take place during market hours . The Children ' s Day Power of Produce ( POP ) program held the last Saturday of each month and Senior Days are a monthly occurrence . As a Mississippi Certified Market , designated by the Department of Agriculture and Commerce , you can be assured of fresh local food and products .
Credit cards and SNAP/EBT can be redeemed at the farmers market table for tokens to be used at vendor booths . Thanks to a grant from the
Double Up Food Bucks Mississippi
program SNAP recipients receive additional tokens for free fruits and vegetables .
How does Double Up Food Bucks work?
For every $1 you spend on fruits and vegetables with SNAP benefits , you’ll get an additional $1 to spend on your produce purchase , up to $20 per transaction .
For more information about Double Up Bucks , WIC & Senior Vouchers , and Children ' s POP bucks contact
gmatheny@cityofhernando . org
or 662 - 449 - 9127 .
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