BEARGRASS CHRISTIAN CHURCH PRESENTS
THE FIFTH ANNUAL ST. MATTHEWS FARMERS’ MARKET
BEGINNING MAY 14, 2011
Louisville, Kentucky (May 9, 2011) – The popular St. Matthews Farmers’ Market, located in the heart of St Matthews at Beargrass Christian Church, 4100 Shelbyville Road, will begin its fifth season on Saturday, May 14 from 8 am until 12 noon. The weekly market takes place through October 8.
“Our market continues to grow every year,” said Dale Mercker, Committee Chair. “With over 60 vendors and 2000 visitors each week, it is the largest Farmers’ Market in Louisville.” Beargrass Christian Church is easily accessible for pedestrians, bicyclists, TARC riders, and drivers.
The St. Matthews Farmers’ Market features high quality food and products from local producers. Weekly events include guest chef demonstrations, and a range of live music from local favorites such as Down to Earth, Leigh Ann Yost, Lewis Mathis, Julia Purcell and Cari Norris, The Win - Jacob and Luke Lyons, Maiden Radio, Jazz Cats, and Justin Lewis.
Monthly Featured Events
Opening Day- Saturday, May 14
Children’s Day- Saturday, June 4
Senior Day- Saturday, July 2
Heirloom Tomato Day- Saturday, August 6
Family Day- Saturday, September 3
Closing Day Cookbook Sales- Saturday, October 8
Each week delicious market foods are available for purchase such as waffles, crepes, wraps, muffins, scones, bar-b-que, burgers, gelato, and popcorn. Shaded picnic tables are available for seating. Plastic bags are minimized to create an environmentally-friendly community gathering place. Sorry, pets are not allowed (except service dogs). Volunteers from Beargrass Christian Church direct traffic in and out of the parking lot and assist customers at the market. Visit http://www.smfarmersmarket.com for the 2011 St. Matthews Farmers’ Market calendar of events and to sign up for the enewsletter.
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Beargrass Christian Church is a vibrant Disciples of Christ congregation of 1200 members. The church has served St. Mathews for more than 200 years with a passion for worship and a commitment to grow in faith. The church offers an outstanding music program, a first rate youth program, and challenging, faith-building adult opportunities. Visit http://www.beargrass.org or call 502-896-1161 for more information.
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