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Cottonwood Community Market - Nelson, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 29.276 W 117° 17.793
11U E 478522 N 5481741
Quick Description: This is one of a pair of Farmer's Markets that run through the summer and fall in the city of Nelson.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 7/11/2014 11:48:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMM2X0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member chstress53
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Long Description:
This market takes place every Saturday from May through October. In 2014 the market continues from May 17 to October 25, from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. It attracts dozens of vendors and hundreds of hungry buyers.

We attended the fourth market of the year, on June 7, and the place was really busy. On this day they had everything from tomatoes and peppers to tomato and pepper bedding plants.

There was a vendor named Crooked Horn Farm, which grows oyster mushrooms (Yummy!) and organic produce. They are located just south of Winlaw in the Slocan Valley, right on the pristine Slocan River.

Every Saturday at Cottonwood Falls Park, Cottonwood Market features live music and a friendly vibe. Over 30 vendors are at Cottonwood each Saturday selling fresh produce, fresh juice, eggs, honey, local natural meats, home-brewed root beer, and a great selection of prepared savoury and sweet foods. In addition, Cottonwood Market features a variety of unique products including jewellery, artwork, body wear products, hats, scarves, and so much more. The Market is open from 9:30 to 3pm, with live music from 10am to 2:30pm. Here's the Cottonwood Market Live Music Calendar (PDF). There is fun for the whole family!

The following is a partial list of the vendors you will find every week at Cottonwood Market:
¶ Au Soleil Levant Bakery
¶ Casa Terra Farms
¶ Kootenay Rocks
¶ Kootenay Soap Company
¶ Cosmic Creations
¶ Oleo & Spice
¶ Palmistry by Natascha
¶ Paper Garden
¶ Starbird Bakehouse
¶ Silver Owl
¶ Boddhi Tree
¶ Grand Forks Farms
¶ Root and Vine Acres
¶ Ray Ramos Photography
¶ Bivar Farms
¶ Crooked Horn Farms
¶ Little Miss Gelato
¶ Simply Siam
¶ Queen Bee Project
From Cottonwood Community Market

Seasonality: From: 5/17/2014 To: 9/25/2014

Physical Address:
199 Carbonate Street
Nelson, BC Canada
V1L 4J2

Day(s) of the Week Available: Saturday

Desription of Market:
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Web Address: [Web Link]

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