If you've never stepped foot on a farm or in a garden, shopping at a public or farmer's market can seem a little overwhelming.  Ease those fears with free tours of Oneida County's market at Union Station on Saturdays in November.

Cornell Cooperative Extension and the USDA's SNAP-Ed program conduct two tours each Saturday; November 7, November 14, and November 21. Tour are one hour in length from 10 to 11 a.m. or 11 a.m. to Noon.

Upon completion of the tour, SNAP Eligible adults 18 and over will receive:

  • $15 of fresh free produce
  • Free reusable shopping bags
  • Free recipes you can use at home
  • Tips on how to shop healthy on a budget

You do need to register for the tours in advance. You can do it online and get more info at CCE's website or contact Mary Stockhauser at (315) 736-3394 Ext. 178 or email:

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