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Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« on: October 11, 2013, 03:14:09 AM »
Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years



Many believe that Jacksonville is a community that lacks a marketable attraction.  The type of unique and enjoyable travel destination that helps a city create a name for itself. Just west of downtown, we already have that type of destination in the Jacksonville Farmers Market.
 
This weekend, the Jacksonville Farmers Market is celebrating 75 years of serving the First Coast in the form of a three-day Anniversary Celebration & Fall Festival filled with family-friendly activities, entertainment, and food, creating an ideal opportunity for the greater community to explore this special local landmark.

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Re: Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2013, 03:39:35 AM »
I had an Urban Core Bold tactical silo kayak paddle reschedule in our DIA/CRA in the USA highly restricted zone that will now allow me to add a spark and Make a Scene in this 75 year celebration.

I love First Coast Connect :)

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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2013, 11:05:49 AM »
Was at the Farmers market and not only supported local but got a wave and a smile from Melissa Ross as she was broadcasting live. She is truly a Jacksonville treasure.

Sorry I couldn't stay longer but did hear the USS Adams guys promoting their event at the Shipyards today at 5:30. This is one of the biggest and most positive events and ultimate Destination activity in the state of Florida. Anyone going?

The Farmers Market.
The USS Adams.
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Re: Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2013, 04:03:21 PM »
Thanks MJ for the nice review of our 75th Anniversary Celebration.  We invite all MJ readers to our Saturday and Sunday celebration consisting of food truck rally, music, Jacksonville Jaguars (ROAR cheerleaders, football toss, obstacle course, free ticket and prize giveaways), kids zone (ponies, bounce house, slide, face painting, balloons), classic cars, exhibits & more.  Of course, great shopping for fresh, healthy, local foods at savings to 70+%!  Check us out.

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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013, 04:18:48 PM »
Great photo tour.
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Re: Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2013, 04:44:37 PM »
It has come a long way even in the last five years.

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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2013, 04:50:11 PM »
The change occurred when the market was rebuilt a few years back.  Before then, it simply existed.  Now, there's an actual effort to market it as an actual destination.
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2013, 02:28:37 AM »
Great tour, I love their mangos.

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« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2013, 05:45:14 AM »
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The USS Adams.
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Anything that attracts people to downtown, is positive PERIOD!
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« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2013, 08:29:42 AM »
9 AM to 4 PM, TODAY (Sat) and TOMORROW (Sun)
☛ FREE Admission & perfect weather!
☛ Jacksonville Farmers Market 75th Anniversary & Fall Festival
* FOOD TRUCK RALLY, Andy's Farmers Market GRILL, KETTLE CORN
* Jacksonville JAGUARS' ROAR Cheerleaders, Ticket & Prize GIVEAWAYS, Football SKILLS zone, (Jags events are Sat. only, 10 AM to 2 PM)
* Ongoing MUSIC & other entertainment
* Kids Zone featuring:
-- PONY RIDES
-- BOUNCE HOUSE
-- SLIDE
-- FACE PAINTING
-- BALLOONS
* EXHIBITS & demonstrations
* CLASSIC CARS
* FOOD shopping: NE Florida's widest & freshest local, ethnic, & specialty produce & other food selections at savings to 70+% (Every day of the year, 7AM to 6 PM)

☛ Made possible by our generous SPONSORS:
* St. Vincent's HealthCare, Title Sponsor
* Sea Best Seafood, Co-Sponsor
* Sight and Sound Productions, Co-sponsor
* Jacksonville Jaguars, Platinum Sponsor
* Wells Fargo, Platinum Sponsor
* Coca-Cola/ Honest Tea, Platinum Sponsor
* North Florida TPO, Gold Sponsor
* Duval Ford, Gold Sponsor
* Northern Tools, Silver Sponsor
* T-Mobile, Silver Sponsor
* Florida Farm Bureau (Duval County Division), Silver Sponsor

☛ Join & Invite friends & family by clicking below. See ya' there!

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« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2013, 09:25:25 AM »
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The Farmers Market.
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Anything that attracts people to downtown, is positive PERIOD!

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Re: Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2013, 12:25:28 AM »
A few pix of kids enjoying Jacksonville Farmers Market's 75th Anniversary/Fall Festival fun on Saturday.  Free fun activities continue again today (Sunday), 9 AM to 4PM (JFM is open normal hours, 7 AM to 6PM).  In addition to the kids zone, check out food truck rally, music, classic cars, exhibits, and more!












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Re: Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2013, 06:30:18 AM »
Here's a few more pictures from yesterday.





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Re: Jacksonville Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2013, 12:20:18 PM »
Ennis, I love when you share these pictures. :)  Looks like a fun day. I am glad the market has lasted all these years and gotten better and better. 
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« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2013, 02:22:41 PM »
☛ Plenty of time & going strong to 4 PM! Jacksonville Food Trucks rally & FREE kids zone, music, exhibits, classic cars & more TODAY (Sunday) [JFM open to 6 PM as always]:
*** Fantastic food truck fare:
 -- Cravingz Mobile Kitchen
 -- The Swedish Bistro Food Truck
 -- Smokey J's
 -- Monster Burger N' More
 -- Mama's Food
 -- Baby's Badass Burgers - Jacksonville
 -- Kona-Ice of SE Jax

☛ Perfect weather to celebrate JFM's 75th Anniversary & Fall Festival:
 * Ongoing MUSIC & other entertainment
 * Kids Zone featuring:
-- BOUNCE HOUSE
-- SLIDE
-- FACE PAINTING
-- BALLOONS
 * EXHIBITS & demonstrations
 * CLASSIC CARS
 * FOOD shopping: NE Florida's widest & freshest local, ethnic, & specialty produce & other food selections at savings to 70+% (Every day of the year, 7AM to 6 PM)
 * Be sure to regularly check out our Facebook site for pictures from the weekend! You may spot someone you know .