Artist/musician Derrick Hollowell to share tunes and art at Southeast Area Farmers’ Market grand opening Friday & Saturday

This weekend is the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market’s grand opening celebration. In addition to more produce and more vendors, both market locations will groove to the beats of Derrick “Vito” Hollowell and the Vegtible Brothers. Vito will also exhibit his artwork.

In addition, the grand opening will also feature children’s take-home crafts, face painting, card table games, jump rope, 2012 Farm Bill information, used book give-
away, United Way 2-1-1 Bundled Benefits, free iced tea and cold water–as well as these scheduled events:

Gerald R Ford Middle School, Friday 2 – 7 p.m.

    • 3 p.m. Water Balloons & Kids Games
    • 4 p.m. Healthy food cooking demo
    • 5 p.m. Fashion show
  • 6 p.m. Dancer-cise with DJ

Garfield Park, Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • 11 a.m. Pet care activity
  • 12 p.m. Healthy food cooking demo
  • 1 p.m. Fashion show
  • 2 p.m.  Dancer-cise with DJ

Shoppers purchasing produce with EBT/SNAP/Bridge Cards will receive a free kitchen utensil. Both market locations accept cash, debit cards, EBT/SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh and Kent County Health Department coupons.