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Jeff Scott Legacy Grant created for Farmers Market

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow - Audrey Hepburn

It is our humble honor to announce the first Farmers Market on the Square Jeff Scott Legacy Grant for the 2017 Farmers Market on the Square season.
Paired story: The Story of Jeff and Sasha's Orchard

By Barbara Armitage

Jeff Scott was a dear friend and founding member of the market and it pleases us to know that his efforts will live on in the hundreds of apple and peach trees he planted and so carefully tended and with the many fledging farmers he advised and mentored throughout the years.

The Jeff Scott Legacy Grant is available to one farmer or gardener who aspires to sell their products at the Farmers Market on the Square during the 2017 season. Applicants must be 17 years* or older and be first time members of the Farmers Market on the Square.

The Jeff Scott Legacy Grant will cover the cost of the first year of membership to FM2 for one farmer or gardener who meets the following qualifications:
  • Deadline to apply for the grant is March 31,2017

  • Applicant must agree to pay the association's annual membership upfront. Membership for the 2017 season is $75

  • Membership fee will be refunded after all grant qualifications are met

  • Applicants must be 17 years* or older to qualify

  • Applicants must sell their products at the Farmers Market on the Square for a minimum of 6 weeks during the 2017 season

  • Applicants must attend a minimum of 2 market association meetings in 2017

  • Applicants must follow all market guidelines pertaining to their product
To apply for the Jeff Scott Legacy Grant, send your contact information and a short essay describing how this opportunity would benefit you and your community. For more information contact Barbara Armitage, 270.250.2979.

Mail application to:
Farmers Market on the Square
Barbara Armitage, Manager
1535 Bull Run Rd.
Columbia, KY 42728
*Booths are available for younger vendors at no charge.

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