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2019 Vendor Open House

It may be snowy outside but we’re thinking spring! The 2019 Clear Lake Farmers Market season begins on May 18th and our market board and volunteers have been busy planning. All returning vendors and those interested in becoming a vendor are invited to this open house style gathering on Sunday, March 3rd from 1:00 to 3:00 at 18 N 3rd St, Clear Lake (Simply Nourished) to socialize, snack on local goodies, ask questions and hear about all of the exciting things that will be happening at market this year!

Interested in becoming a vendor? CLICK HERE for more information!

Thanks to Simply Nourished for allowing us to use your space! For those who are not familiar with the store – Simply Nourished carries many local products and sponsored a weekly healthy snack for children at market every week last year.

 

Black Thumb

By Jessi Myers

I have a black thumb. I know lots of people probably think that’s an excuse or a lack of effort but for me it’s a true affliction. An individual with a black thumb struggles to grow plant life of any kind. This is true for me, but beyond that, plant life struggles to thrive even if I’m merely present. It’s emotionally taxing to watch vegetation wilt when you walk in the room. I can feel their distrust. It’s the same feeling I have when watch a movie I know will emotionally devastate me. (Plants: “Oh no, I feel my life force escaping. Why must I die? Oh, Jessi walked in. Well, it was a good run.” Continue reading