The Laurel Board of Trade would like to thank the following for their participation in the first annual Frank and Gail's Farmers Market and Bazaar:
City of Laurel; Laurel Police Department; the Quill family; our market neighbors BB&T Bank and Laurel Orthopedic and Medical Supplies, for sharing parking; Joe Tredway; Ron Trozzi; Matthew Coates; and Sean Levere for setting up every week.
Farmers: Welsh's Farm, West Brook Farm, Ed Fountain's Farm, Pongs Farm, John Roswell Farm and Beekeeping.
Vendors: Marilyn Johnson Studios, Linda's Treasures Too, Michelle Ink, Cynthia Wood, Bee Basic, Something Special Coffee and Tea.
Food: Julie's Delicious Fruit Punch and Funnel Cake; Marcello's Grill; Taste of the Bahamas; Red, Hot and Blue; Chick-Fil-A; and United Health Care, for their healthy cooking demonstrations with delicious samples.
Entertainment: Johnny B Goode — John Bowman; Glenn Martin; Ted Hannible Jr.; Miss Mel's Dance Camp; Laurel Factory's artists at work; Pete from White's Barber Shop; Deb Randall; and Alan Scott.
And thank you to everyone supporting our local farmers and small business. This was a new undertaking by the Laurel Board of Trade to serve our community and provide direct support to local small business, and we hope that everyone enjoyed it. Please don't forget that the farmers will still be coming to the lot as long as there is produce to harvest, so drive by and check to see if they're there for fall items. The market will start again next year, June to October, so please come by to see us.
Laurie Blitz, Chair
Frank and Gail's Farmers Market and Bazaar