Crookston Farmers Market kicks off PoP Club this summer

      Posted On: July 30, 2018

The Crookston Times, shares: “Youth up to age 18 can get free produce weekly

The Power of Produce (PoP) Club kicks off at the Crookston Farmers Market this Thursday from 4-8 p.m. allowing kids ages 0-18 to get FREE fresh produce weekly. Kids can sign up the day of the event and they will receive a $2 voucher to spend on produce. Vouchers will be available weekly on Thursdays at the Downtown Square while supplies last.

The PoP Club is an incentive program through the University of Minnesota Extension offered at farmers markets throughout the nation and this is the first time the Crookston Farmers Market has been awarded. Thief River Falls Farmers Market was also awarded for the first time and they ran out of produce the first day.

SNAP-Ed Educator and U of M Extension employee Megan Hruby told the Times that 75 kids pre-registered for the PoP Club at the Farmers Market kickoff event on June 21.”

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