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  • Saturday, July 6

    Pittsburg Farmers’ Market

    Pittsburg Farmers’ Market will open at 7:30 a.m. at Second and Broadway and continue until noon or sold out.

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  • Saturday, July 6
    Pittsburg Farmers’ Market
    Pittsburg Farmers’ Market will open at 7:30 a.m. at Second and Broadway and continue until noon or sold out.
    Items available at the market will include blackberries, blueberries, cucumbers, beets, turnips, green garlic, yellow squash, new potatoes, snap peas, asparagus, eggs, grass-fed Dexter beef, Ossabaw hog, traditional pork, green onions, sweet candy onions, spinach, oriental salad greens, kale, Swiss chard, radishes, leaf lettuce, potted herbs, tomato plants, pepper plants, green beans, pole or yard bean starts, currant (very small) tomato plant starts, cabbage, spring onions, hostas, Japanese ferns, iris bulbs, baked goods such as fruit tarts, cookies, cinnamon rolls, pies, cakes, Jumbles, Amish white bread, honey whole wheat bread, cinnamon raisin swirl, sun-dried tomato asiago, Italian bread, jams and jellies, honey, homemade soaps, beeswax lip balm and lotion bars, candles, jewelry, hand-cast silver jewelry charms, bird feeders, bird baths, handmade dolls, hand-drawn color books and Kathy Flora’s new cookbook.
    Free coffee is available for market shoppers at the information booth. Available for purchase at this booth will be Pittsburg Farmers Markets coffee mugs for $6 and reusable shopping totes for $3.
    Chef Damien from Crabby’s/Chatters will be at the market to give a cooking demonstration sharing ideas on how to use market items in everyday meals.
    Jacob Weber, Master Gardener and Kansas State University Extension agent, will be on hand to answer questions about plant and planting techniques.
    Musicians, traditional crafters, artists, cooks, grill masters, performers, clubs, groups and non-profit organizations are invited to use the community booth. However, the booth is not available for political figures wishing to promote their elections or their views. Anyone interested in using the community booth needs to make a reservation by contacting Dana Parsons at 620-231-3835.
    Shoppers may use credit or debit cards, Vision cards or cash. To use credit, debit or Vision cards, shoppers need to go to the information booth and get tokens that are accepted by all Pittsburg Farmers’ Market vendors.
    Cherokee breakfast
    CHEROKEE — Cherokee American Legion will serve breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m.
    Menu will offer five breakfast plates, each costing $5. They are biscuit and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs and hash browns; two pancakes, two sausage patties and eggs; biscuit and sausage gravy, hash browns and sausage patties; two pancakes, two sausage patties and hash browns; and eggs, sausage patties and hash browns.
    Coffee is included in the price. Milk or juice will be available for an additional 50 cents.
    Can collection
    Sunflower Kiwanis Club members will collect aluminum cans from 8 a.m. to noon on the Dillon’s Supermarket parking lot.
    Proceeds benefit area children’s projects.
    Pittsburg Community Garden will have a children’s gardening day at 9 a.m. Theme will be “Bug-tastic,” and youngsters will learn about good and bad garden bugs, then search to find what kind of insects are in the garden.
    Page 2 of 2 - They will also check the progress of the compost experiment started in June, then receive a treat and garden bug coloring page.
    Scrabble Club
    Pittsburg Scrabble Club will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Pittsburg Public Library. Players of all skill levels may participate.
    Anyone needing additional information may contact club director Dan Lee at 620-249-2574.

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