The Syracuse Downtown Farmers Market was recently awarded $41,400 in grant funding from New York Agriculture and Markets. This funding will be used to tell farmer stories, as well as for other activities in partnership with SOFSA and the CNY Regional Market.

The article explains how the program aims to outreach to customers and vendors by improving online sales abilities and infrastructures as well as extending marketing. The farmers market will open June 13 and operate from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday through Oct. 10 in Clinton Square.

Read the article on Spectrum News 1:

“An important goal of the farmers market is making sure that we provide access to locally produced fresh produce, especially for people without access to a car for people who live downtown.”

– Conor Rockhill, Economic Development Specialist with the Downtown Committee of Syracuse