(Holtville, CA) – Â The Holtville Farmers Market and Street Fair moves to Saturdays. The City of Holtville will host the Farmers Market and Street Fair this Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 10 am to 3pm. in Holt Park. Holt Park is located at 121 W. Fifth Street in the City of Holtville.
These family friendly events are free and open to the public, and feature fresh produce and a wide variety of delicious, healthy and ready to eat food. The Farmers Market also unique hand created goods and fine art, as well as cooking demonstrations.
“Holtville’s Farmers Market and Street Fair enhances the outstanding quality of life enjoyed by our residents and visitors alike”, noted Mayor David Bradshaw. “Come on down and join us for lunch. We promise that you and your family will enjoy a delicious meal. You will have a great time!”
“One of the joys of living in Holtville is the Farmers Market and Street Fair. I love being able to buy homemade items, many from Holtville and the Imperial Valley. Depending on the season, you just might find your favorite vegetable too! Please come and join us as a vendor or participant this fall for some great gifts as well,” said MayorÂ David Bradshaw.
“It not only gives our city the opportunity to show everyone the new additions, but gives the citizens time to get out and see friends and family. An evening to visit and enjoy food, entertainment and good weather during our winter months,” noted Holtville City Council Member Ginger Ward.
“What I like about the Farmers Market most are the people. At every one of these events I have run into friends that I have not seen in a long time. Many of them are visiting from out of town. Also, I like seeing all of the families spending time together,” noted Holtville City Council Member Richard Layton.
â€œThe Holtville Farmers Market is just another way to bring people to our city, giving them a chance to experience that Holtville charm. I think that people like to come to Holtville, and by adding these kinds of events, we give them another reason to come to Holtville and spend time hereâ€, noted Holtville City Council Member James Predmore.
“The Holtville Farmers Market and Street Fairs are a local economic development initiative. Holtville is growing business. These events are a great opportunity for small businesses to interact directly with the consumer. There is even a role for charitable and community organizations. A number of churches and community groups that have participated in these events have found them to be an outstanding way to both raise awareness of and funds for their organizations,” noted Holtville City Manager Alex Meyerhoff.
Produce and Natural product vendors include America, Quihuis Fresh Produce, Tuttle Bee Company and Green Acres produce, and Sweet Hone Cosmetics.
Delicious Bites vendors will include United Methodist Churchâ€™s baked goods, Lovioâ€™s Kettle Corn and Shaved Ice, The Originals roasted peanuts, Olguins Kitchen Fish tacos, Wild West Kettle Corn, El Rey Del Taco, Old Town Restaurantâ€™s carne asada tacos and hotdogs, Sweet Blessings baked goods. Funnel cake will be provided by Guillermo Chavez and Hot Rods and Beer will be selling their famous ribs.
Handmade Goods and other Vendors include Fun Foamis, Mardalay Handbags and Accessories, Storm Skateboards and Carpentry,, Desert Deals, Inspire Me, Made with Nauna’s Love, Beanie and babies, Queen Bee Custom Jewelry, Young Living Essential Oils, Satellite Pro/ Direct TV, and Legal Shield.
Art, craft and gift vendors are still needed. This is an opportunity for vendors to participate in the Farmer Market and Street Fair. Please call Denise Garcia at 760-356-2913 or more information.
The County of Imperial Environmental Public Health Department recently reduced the permit fees for Temporary Food Facility Permits to allow food and produce vendors to secure a single day permit for ten dollars ($10). For more information please contact Carina at the Imperial County Public Health Department directly at 760-482-4448 orÂ www.icphd.org.