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2017 Season Date Changes & Moving Indoors!

We are moving indoors for the remainder of the season starting this Saturday, October 21st. We are also planning to end one week earlier (Oct 28th) as the days have been getting colder and colder each week.

Find us at the Fred Field Center the next two weekends for your last chance to stock up on Farmer’s Market goodies!

2017 High Octane Arts and Vendor Fair

August 19th – Legion Park

Come out for this year’s Arts Festival and Vendor Fair hosted by the Gunnison Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Gunnison Farmers Market! Running simultaneously with the Gunnison Car Show, High Octane is an incredible local shopping experience!

The Farmers Market will move to Legion Park for one special Saturday for the event.

Call 970-641-1501, email or stop by the Visitor Center between 8am-5pm for more information.

New Wednesday Markets at the Gunnison Farmers Market!

The Gunnison Farmers Market is delighted to offer a new addition this year on Wednesday Evenings!

The new Wednesday Evening Markets will take place in IOOF Park on the corner of Main St and Virginia Ave from 4:30 – 7pm

Although the main Saturday market will continue until November 4th, the Wednesday Markets will end on September 13th.

It has been a great season so far, we’re looking forward to what the next weeks will bring!

Annual Chili Cook-Off!!!

The WSCU Organics Guild will once again be hosting their Annual Chili Cook-Off at our final indoor market!

Join us at the Fred Field Heritage Center on Saturday, October 29th to wrap up our 2016 season and enjoy some delicious chili!  Community members, students and vendors can all participate by submitting a chili in the competition, or by tasting the submissions to help vote in a winner.  The Organics Guild charges a small “tasting fee” and uses the money earned on garden and green house projects.

Check back soon for more details!

2016 Community Harvest Dinner

Tickets on sale now for our 2016 COMMUNITY HARVEST DINNER!!!

The Gunnison Farmers Market is hosting our first annual Community Harvest Dinner on Thursday, August 11th! The event will take place in the Gunnison Arts Center’s beautiful outdoor courtyard. Doors open @ 6:00 pm with appetizers and a cash bar, and the meal begins at 6:30 pm.

We are sourcing nearly all of our ingredients and value added products for the dinner from our very own GFM vendors. Your favorite local restaurants (the Firebrand Delicatessan, High Alpine Brewing Company, The Local Market and Hangout & the Cafe @ Gunnison Vitamin and Health Food Store) are then working their culinary magic to create a delicious, multi-coursed meal!

And guess what else?!?!? The Mahogany Splinters will be performing live as the dinner wraps up . . . so get ready to dance!

Tickets are $25 per person and can now be purchased at Gunnison Vitamin & Health Food Store (804 N Main Street) during their normal hours of operation! You can also purchase tickets this Sunday, August 6th during the Gunnison Farmers Market at our information booth!

Check back for regular updates on ticket availability and menu sneak peaks!


Sustainable Lifestyle Series

Picture 1Join Herbalist Dottie McCaleb to explore how common herbs and spices you may already use are beneficial to your health, as well as tasty additions to your favorite dishes!

This workshop will take place on Sunday, April 17th from 3 pm to 5 pm @ the Fred Field Heritage Center conference room in Gunnison (275 S Spruce Street).

Dottie will have lots of herbs and samples for you to taste, as well as recipes to take home!

For a full Sustainable Lifestyle Series schedule, click on the Upcoming Events tab at the top of the page!

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