Rockford Farm Market

America’s Favorite Farmers Market 2011 closes Saturday

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL This Saturday’s Farm Market close is all about apples & cider, pumpkins & squash, root vegetables & mums, decadent pumpkin cinnamon swirl bread & good-bys. This Saturday will mark the close of the Rockford Farm Market season and what a season it was! In spite of a scant few naysayers, 6,083 market-goers weren’t wrong when they [...]

America’s #1 Small Town Farm Market

September 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Have you seen this huge illuminated billboard while exiting US131 eastbound onto 10 Mile Rd. into Rockford? Some unknown Rockford Farm Market fan clearly wants to shout out his community pride. Way to go, this is almost better than the soon to arrive “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” [...]

Rockford’s Farm Market voted best in national contest

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Using the tried and true “hunt and peck method”, Cliff laboriously inputs one of the 3,405 farm market contest votes collected Saturday mornings during the 13 weeks of the America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest. When the online polling site closed last Wednesday evening at midnight, the Rockford Farm Market found itself atop the leader [...]

6, 083 voters got it absolutely right

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford is America’s Favorite Farmers Market—period by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL This sign of community pride, on the corner of 10 Mile Rd. and E. Main St. in Rockford, says 6,083 words – votes, that is! Every contest or election is won through the support of voters and organizations. Rockford’s winning entry in the America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest was no [...]

Farm market contest results unavailable as Squire goes to press

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Green Thumb Acres’ Michelle Flokstra stands beside all of the ingredients needed, including secret herbs and spices, to make awarding-winning salsa. For the past 13 weeks, The Rockford Squire, your locally owned and original hometown newspaper, has been providing exclusive front-page coverage of the Rockford Farm Market’s improbable race to [...]
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