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livestock. That’s what it’s about, producing local and buying local.” The next farmers’ market will be held on 4BUVSEBZ /PWFNCFSBU%FSCZ"WFOVF  Vankleek Hill, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Vankleek Hill Farmers’ Market will move inside this weekend as the temperature drops. The market will be held in the vacant building at 79 Derby Avenue in Vankleek Hill. #FGPSFUIFQBOEFNJD UIF'BSNFST.BSLFU had been held at the Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute. But safety changes had forced the outdoor market to the grounds of 79 Derby Avenue from June 20, with extra COVID-19 protocols in place. The move indoors would limit the number of people able to access the market at once. Organizers encouraged patrons to order produce in advance in order to easily collect, or take advantage of the curbside pick-up service available. .BSLFUQSFTJEFOU"BSUKFEFO#PFSTBJE Champlain Township had helped secure the site, while organizers had consulted XJUI&BTUFSO0OUBSJP)FBMUI6OJUUPFOTVSF safety protocols were followed. She said the community had shown strong support for the market and vendors during a year in which COVID represented only one of the challenges. “We had a very cold spring, and there was still frost in June, so some produce was lost, followed by a very hot summer,” she said. “The response of the community here showed they thought it was important to support local farmers.” The last outdoor market on Saturday fell


Lyne Boyd, one of Champlain Library’s newest patrons, received more than just her library card when she signed up. She was the winner of a gift pack which included an adult book, a children’s book, the DVD Onward and a bag of popcorn. Anyone who signed up for a new library card between September 1 and October 16 was eligible for the prize, as part of a plan to boost patronage. —supplied photo

Le marché des fermiers de Vankleek Hill s’installera à l’intérieur, au 79 avenue Derby, pour l’hiver. — photo fournie

and local suppliers to the community,” she said. “People have realized the importance of that local connection with COVID. They have more time to cook, or they’ve started to grow their own produce or have their own

on Halloween, and included costumes, a mask contest and other fun activities. den Boer said she hoped the local support would continue when the indoor market began. “Our mandate is to bring local produce


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