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2012 Bounty of the Barrens Farmers Market - Your chance to sustain

April 22, 2012

Now is the time for all fans of Sustainable Glasgow, and/or Bounty of the Barrens Farmers' Market, to get involved. On April 28 the center of our community will once again come alive with truly local commerce and camaraderie. The act of reinvigorating our local economy and reinforcing our ability to feed ourselves is not a spectator sport, it requires your active participation. 

Many friends and colleagues have asked how they might help Sustainable Glasgow achieve its goals. Here is what we need. We need for you to show up on April 28 for the first day of Bounty of the Barrens Farmers' Market 2012. We need for you to talk some of your friends into showing up. You need to spread the word about the importance of getting healthier through eating locally. We need for you to help us walk our talk by voting with your fork and with your wallet. You can become a player in the movement that is bringing life back to our public square. You can be a soldier in our struggle to help those who want to create their own jobs and provide for our food security by farming the land that surrounds our home.

The Sustainable Glasgow team now begins its fourth year of experience at putting the market together. We have learned how to do this well, but putting the market together, giving local vendors a way to meet with local eaters, and giving local musicians a place to perform on crystal clear Saturday mornings, is not enough to allow us to declare victory. We only win when you and your friends become a part of the market by showing up and participating. 

This year you will be greatly rewarded by becoming a part of the market. New vendors will be appearing this year, local artists will be displaying painting, sculpture, and other objects. Produce so fresh that it still has dew on it will be available for consumption less than ten miles from where it was grown. Local restaurants around the square will be open to serve you hot coffee and breakfast as part of your market day experience. There will be no better way for you to enjoy your life in Glasgow than by becoming a part of our Saturday mornings on the square. 

Please help us keep this thing growing by bringing your friends. Introducing them to local food may well be the most thoughtful thing you can do for a friend! 

Visit the Bounty of the Barrens Farmers Market website for more information. 

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 UPCOMING EVENTS: 

 

10/31/23:  Scandinavian Art Show

 

11/6/23:  Video Art Around The World

 

11/29/23:  Lecture: History of Art

 

12/1/23:  Installations 2023 Indie Film Festival

 

 

Sustainable Glasgow is dedicated to the development of the theory, and practice, of sustainable living in the Barren County area. We seek to provide the ideas, information, education, infrastructure, and political will, that inspires and facilitates community members to bring about systemic changes in all of our institutions that are necessary to create a sustainable economy for the region surrounding Glasgow, Kentucky.

Sustainable Glasgow, Inc. is now approved by IRS as a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt charity and all contributions to SG are tax deductible. A copy of our application and IRS certification can be found at this link

In the interest of total transparency, the PDF image below takes you to a copy of our 2016 approved budget. This helps you understand why we need to raise funds and how those funds are spent in pursuit of our mission

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