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County Fair Adds New Farmers’ Market

POSTED June 10, 2013 10:13 a.m.

The Stanislaus County Fair is bringing fresh and organic flavors as part of the new Farmers’ Market at the Fair.

Guests will be able to purchase and sample fresh organic produce, hand cut toffee, warm roasted almonds, and freshly cut fruit during the 10-day run of the Fair. The Fair has partnered with Turlock Certified Farmers’ Market to offer healthier choices for guests.

“We truly wanted to celebrate our local farmers in the Central Valley and showcase to our guests what our agricultural community has to offer,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “We would also like to invite local farmers who may be interested in participating at our Farmers Market to contact us.”

The Farmers’ Market at the Fair will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Vendors are offered a 10 x 10 space available to them all 10 days of the Fair.

Contact Jessica Counts or Kim Williams at 209-668-1333 or email jcounts@stancofair.com or kwilliams@stancofair.com for details.

The 2013 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 12 for a 10-day run. Fair guests can count on an award-winning experience that has been over 100 years in the making. Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands, and the Fair season pass are now on sale through July 11 at 7 p.m. Corporate ticket sales are also available to purchase at a highly discounted rate. Visit the Fair’s website for upcoming ticket sale information at www.stancofair.com.

The 2013 Fair will feature a spectacular children’s area, with the highly anticipated new Wizard’s Challenge, the magical world of science sponsored by Sky Trek Aviation. Also planned for 2013 are 10-nights of free celebrity concerts included with Fair admission, a total of three stages of live entertainment, upwards of 30,000 local exhibits and over 1,750 animals. Metal-mashing motorsports and a rodeo in the FoodMaxx Arena will also be featured.

The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment and technology.

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