Farmers’ Trip to Chelsea Market

In the wee hours of the morning, 3:00 a.m. to be exact, on Wednesday, April 22, 2010, the York County Farmers’ Network and the York County Farm Bureau are organizing a trip to the Chelsea Market, right outside of Boston. This trip will allow farmers’ to see how food is distributed throughout New England, where it comes from, how it is packaged, and the quality standards that are required.

All farmers are welcome!

Those attending should meet at the Wells Transport Center at 3:00 a.m. to carpool to the market. The intended arrival will be 5:00 a.m. With an estimated return to Wells of around 9:00 a.m. Click here for the announcement about the event Chelsea Market on April 22, 2010.

If you have questions contact Frank Wertheim, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, York County, at 207.324.2814 or 1-800-287-1535 (in Maine) or  frankw@umext.maine.edu.

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