Please join us on Saturday, August 29th and September 5th to purchase tickets for the BBQ Gone Local!! Proceeds to benefit HealthQuest of Union County a 501 C3 non profit organization providing prescriptions to those who can not afford prescription medications. Saturday, September 12th, the event will take place at the Union County Agricultural Center as well as here at the Union County Farmers Market! BBQ Plate tickets can be purchased for $8 per person, as well as raffle tickets are available for $5 each or 5 for $20. First Prize – Browning BAR 30-06 Safari Series Rifle (MSRP $1250), 2nd Prize – Toshiba 15.6″ Touchscreen Laptop & Accessories (MSRP $900) and 3rd Prize – Sony Bravia 48″ Smart TV (MSRP $600)
Saturday, September 5th and Saturday, September 12th, get your chance to preview the amazing chairs upcycled and up for auction as part of the Boots and Bowties event to be held Saturday, September 19th from 6pm until 10pm! Boots and Bowties is the annual fundraiser for the Union County Community Shelter!
Saturday, September 19th is the UCFM Annual Fall Harvest Celebration!! Be sure to check out our blog for all the details on this awesome event kicking off Farm City Week here in Union County! Be sure to get your teams together and enter the Best of the Backyard BBQ Contest, and spread the word with your neighbors, church groups, schools, coworkers etc. about our first annual Cultural Arts & Local Foods Exhibition. Remember the old time county fairs? Well we are bringing back this piece of history as we celebrate all that Union County has to offer. Look to our blog page for entry forms for both events! We’ll be accepting entries in the following categories: Home Economics/Family & Consumer Sciences (canned goods, baked goods), Agricultural/Horticultural (bring your best crops, and plants!), Cultural Arts (needlework & clothing, handicrafts, photography, arts, and creative writing).
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Culinary competition winning dish, by Jason Oshita – Spring Kick Off – May 2014