Farmers Markets kick off in New Hope, Golden Valley

Schyma’s Pickles and Preserves sells homemade pickles, jams and jellies at the June 17 New Hope Community Farmers Market at City Center. (Sun Post staff photos by Gina Purcell) Geek Slink Belly Dance members perform at the June 17 New Hope Community Farmers Market at City Center. New Hope farmers market visitors admire jewelry June 17 at one of several vendor booths. Joshua Sells pours a new batch of kettle corn at the June 17 New Hope Community Farmers Market on Xylon Avenue. Penny Beardlocks, 6, has her face painted at opening day of New Hope’s farmers market June 17 at City Center. A Market in the Valley vendor explains the benefits of Norwex cleaning supplies June 18 at Golden Valley City Hall. John Fern performs at Market in the Valley’s opening day June 18 at Golden Valley City Hall. Heaven Scent Soaps, a longtime Market in the Valley vendor, explains his new dog treats to a market attendee. Lynna Crocker, originally from Guatemala, travels to her home country 4-5 times per year and returns with handmade products. She sells the products Sundays at Market in the Valley in Golden Valley. It is her way of helping those back in Guatemala. Market in the Valley attendees enjoy treats from Crepe and Cake June 18 at Golden Valley City Hall.
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Lynna Crocker, originally from Guatemala, travels to her home country 4-5 times per year and returns with handmade products. She sells the products Sundays at Market in the Valley in Golden Valley. It is her way of helping those back in Guatemala.