Vernon Farmers Market earns funds

The Vernon Farmers Market has received $10,000 from the Buy Local program ...

The Vernon Farmers Market has received $10,000 from the Buy Local program to develop a strategic marketing strategy, embrace social media and install new signs promoting the market.

The provincial Buy Local program offers successful applicants matching funds up to $100,000 to launch or expand local food marketing campaigns.

“As the Vernon Farmers Market enters its 33rd year, we are excited  to expand the number of vendors, the types of produce and products  available locally for customers, and the ability to expand our  marketing strategy,” said Brian Zelaney, market president.