August 26, 2014 > New farmers market debuts
New farmers market debuts
Submitted By City of Hayward
On Wednesday, August 27 a pilot event in Hayward hopes to expand neighborhood access to locally-sourced, fresh produce. If this special trial-run farmers market proves popular, Hayward residents and workers in the neighborhoods around Life Chiropractic College West and Chabot College may soon enjoy a new regularly-scheduled event in their back yard.
The new market, operated by the Pacific Coast FarmersÕ Market Association, will include a full accompaniment of sellers and the locally-sourced produce they provide. Held at the Life West Health Center, the market will also provide information and resources on sustainability, health and wellness.
ÒWeÕre so excited to bring this market to the community,Ó said Dr. Timothy Gay, the Health CenterÕs Executive Vice President. ÒSustainable farming and responsible consumption are important components of overall wellness. Hosting a farmers market here makes perfect sense and we hope the entire neighborhood will enjoy and take advantage of it.Ó
If interest in the August 27 event proves sufficient to sustain an ongoing farmers market at the location, the neighborhood would continue to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables brought directly to the market from the farm on a regular basis.
Special Farmers Market
Wednesday, Aug 27
10 a.m. Ð 2 p.m.
Life West Health Center
25001 Industrial Blvd, Hayward