Opening Day Saturday, May 6th
Join us on the riverfront at Scott Park for the opening day of America’s Oldest Open-Air Market. Come feed your soul and and celebrate the return of farmers’ market season. We’ll be welcoming over 40 farmers, bakers and makers, and we can’t wait to see you!
Strawberry Day – Saturday, June 3th
Juneteenth – Saturday, June 17th
Honey Bee Day – Saturday, June 24th
EFM Birthday – Celebrating 271 Years –
Saturday, July 8th
Please Note: Zucchini 500 is now held at the West Ward Market! Join us on Wednesday July 19th from 4:00 – 6:30 pm.
Peach Day – Saturday, August 5th
Funky Ferments Fest – Saturday, September 2
Funky Ferments Fest is back – bigger and funkier in its second year with more vendors and more activities!
What to expect: Experimental foods & beverages, Homebrew Kombucha Contest (Sign-Up Here), Kraut Mob (and Make-your-Own Kimchi Station), Culture Swap Table (trade sourdough starters, scobys, booch and more)
Lectures & Workshops:
– Mushroom Cultivation
– Mushroom Foraging
– Ins & Outs of Fermentation
– Make your Own Kombucha
– Cheese Tasting and More!
Kids Fermentation Station – featuring a Probiotic Petting Zoo, Yummy for My Tummy Storytime & Tasting, veggie tattoos and more! Presented By The Cultured Club.
Fermentation Book Sale – presented by Book & Puppet Co.
Live Music (11am – 1pm): Cerviche
Apple Jam – Saturday, October 14th
Hot Pepper Eating Contest Saturday, October 21st (rescheduled from 9/23 due to rain)
Can you handle the heat? Our infamous ten deadly peppers takes contestants down a grueling (but extremely entertaining) road, starting with the oh so mild Cherry Bomb and ending with the blistering Dragon’s Breath, Carolina Reaper and Moruga Scorpion. Two time Hot Pepper Champ Kelly Joel Myers is the man to beat! Contest starts at 11:00 am.
All hot peppers are locally grown and provided by Easton Urban Farm.