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Pollinator Week at OTFM!

It's National Pollinator Week and we will be celebrating them in Old Town Wichita this Saturday! Pollinators, such as most bees, some birds, bats, and other insects, play a crucial role in flowering plant reproduction and in the production of most fruits and vegetables. Pollinators need your help! Evidence shows that many pollinators are in decline. However, there are some simple things you can do at home to encourage pollinator diversity and abundance. Learn more this Saturday at the Market.
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Old Town Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday morning from April through October. 

Join us every Saturday and shop for fresh produce, herbs, meats, farm fresh eggs, plants, baked goods, jams, jellies, coffee, artisan foods, crafts, art, yoga, live music, farm-to-table brunch and more! 

For more information on:
- Activities
- SNAP / Double up Food Bucks
- Market Tokens
- Vendors
- Easy, Close, Plaza Parking

Support Market Operations by purchasing a T-Shirt for only $15 or a Farm-to-Table brunch at In Season Bistro. For you gardeners, source the highest quality in safe and easy to use Organic garden Fertilizers and Pest Control products brought to you by FarmShop LLC and found at the Market’s Information Booth. 

Special Events:

Beesponsible
Make a pledge to support bees and other pollinators! First, pick a sticker, sign your name and place it on the banner in front of Beesponsible’s booth. Which will you pledge? (I will avoid lawn chemicals that hurt bees) (I will plant for bees) or (I will advocate for bees)?
They also have pencils, stickers, wildflower seeds and coloring pages available for those pledging to support pollinators.

9-10 FREE Yoga session with Amber Davey on the front porch of the Museum of World Treasures. ALSO, THIS WEEK, OTFM SHOPPERS RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT IN THE GIFT SHOP AT THE MUSEUM! 

10-12 Live music by Mark Bowling Music
Mark's music is a mix of soulful-folk-country. You don't want to miss this great singer/songwriter, live on Saturday. 

10:00 and 11:00 - Community Booth: Jessica Balu
Jessica Balu SciArt will be offering sketching demos for all ages. Learn the difference between bees and their mimics, including flies, moths, and beetles! These brief lessons will teach basic insect anatomy and how to identify different types of pollinators. 

7-12 Community Booth: Wichita Region of the Kansas Native Plant Society - Pollinators rely on native plants as a source for pollen, nectar, food and habitat. 
ALSO, KNPS will be having its Annual Wildflower Weekend in Wichita on Sept, 7-8-9 right here in Wichita! 
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-Families and individuals with SNAP/EBT benefits may use those to purchase fresh, local food from all participating vendors. SNAP Benefits can buy foods such as: breads and cereals, fruits and vegetables, meats, and eggs. Stop by the Information Booth to convert your benefits into Market tokens. In addition, individuals using SNAP benefits at the Market are eligible for up to $25 in free Double Up Food Bucks matching tokens to be used to purchase fruit and vegetables.

- Reduce waste: remember to bring your reusable bags or purchase upcycled NeighboringMovement.org by SoCe Life reusable mesh produce bags at the Information Booth for only $1.00 ea.

- Help OTFM’s egg vendors Muddy Boots FarmSerenity Farm CSAOrie's Farm Fresh, and One Feather Farm by bringing in your used egg cartons.

Angry Pepper SalsaSarah Jane'sBelle & Buddy's KitchenGood for a Change Bakery and Holmes-Made Salsa all welcome jar returns from their customers and a few offer discounts! 

-Recycle your wine bottles with Lisa at tlc designs

-Buttons, snaps and children’s shoe re-purposing can be found at Kathy's Quilts and Crafts.

Earlier Event: June 16
Father's Day Weekend Market!
Later Event: June 30
OTFM @ Farm & Art Plaza