Peach festival at the Chester Sunday Market

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What is better than a sweet fresh peach picked at its peak of ripeness? Perhaps its short season makes us long for the peach throughout the year. Get your fill of fresh CT grown peaches this Sunday at the market.

July 26, 2009
Chester CT town center
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Come early things do sell out!

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Photo Credit goes to Andria Alex

Doesn’t it make you want to come on down this Sunday to see what other fresh delights there are to see and purchase.

Sunday dinner never tasted so good.

This week’s festival theme is peaches.

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Art Festival at the Market this Week

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Please join us Sunday July 19 from 9:00 – 1:00 for the Chester Sunday Market‘s Arts Festival.

In addition to our many local artists, galleries and craft workshops, here is a partial list of some special guests.  It will be a great market to wander and the weather should be beautiful…
Hope to see you there!

Claudia Van Nes showing  paintings of Vegetables and Fruits
Don Male is making pinwheels for the garden
Erin Williams will be showing off her hand made knitwear
Sue Hotkowski raises money for breast cancer research with the sale of her jewelry
Carolina Marquez Sterling will be showing off her chickens on the porch at Spring St. Studio
Claudia Post will be showing Fine Art

Priscilla Martel’s Wellness Recipes

Are you to eat well, fresh and seasonal?  Enjoy these marvelous recipes from our fabulous Priscilla Martel.  Hope to see you at the market on Sunday!

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Farm Fresh Picnic Fundraiser for the Chester Sunday Market

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A Giant-Size picnic for the whole family to benefit the Chester Sunday Market.

-Fresh locally-grown foods prepared by our fabulous Chester chefs.

-Live music

-Raffle items

-Tickets: $20 Adults – $5 Children 11 and under

-Wine & Beer available

Tickets are for sale at Simon’s Market, River Tavern, and Ceramica, as well as at the door.

Please RSVP so we know you’re coming!

Chester Sunday Market

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Chester Sunday Market
LOCALLY-GROWN MARKET AND TOWN-WIDE ECONOMIC INITIATIVE
We invite you, community residents, local gardeners and farmers, business owners,  religious institutions, educators, and town officials to join in on the discussion of a Chester Sunday Market. The success of our town and its future depends on our involvement and contributions to support each other and maximize our resources. The goal is to become a model in our region by promoting economic relocalization, maximizing the use and sale of local products, and most importantly, strengthening our town’s economic viability. This concept creates a platform to help ourselves adjust to changing times and uses our individual skills, creativity and collaboration to make that happen. From our dedication, purpose, and example, we will be regarded as a town that cares for and encourages its well-being through community involvement, support of Chester businesses, artisans, and local food sources.

We welcome suggestions from our merchants and all community residents in shaping this market with true community involvement and spirit. It is a market by, and for every person in Chester. We hope you will join us. Please take a moment to answer the questions below, or write your own paragraph. You can post answers as a comment on the blog.

1.  Please comment on why you support (or don’t support) this initiative in Chester?
2.  What goods and services would you like to see offered?
3.  Are you a gardener, crafts person or have a talent to share?
4.  Do you have a home garden with excess produce you’d like to sell at the market?
5.  Do you have a community service you’d like to promote at the market?
6.  Would you like to be involved and volunteer?
7.  Would you like to make a charitable donation?