Calling all kids: Vote for Rockford Farm Market

The contest for the best farm markets in the country is nearing an end. The Rockford Squire would like to remind Rockford families that more than moms and dads can vote and make a difference. There is no age restriction on voting, and perhaps have a part in recognizing Rockford as the town with the country’s best farm market. Here, David Meyerholtz III, 8, signs up for his farm market vote. Vote at www.farmland.org/vote.

Roller coaster week in Farm Market contest

Rockford Mayor Steve Jazwiec holds the sign up sheet for voting for Rockford’s farm market.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL What a ride it was last week for Rockford’s Farm Market in the America’s Favorite Farm Market contest. Our once comfortable lead in the small market size category (16 – 30 vendors) was nearly wiped out by our evil archrival Venice, FL. Almost as bad, towards the end of the […]

Rockford’s Farm Market harvests votes at Blockbuster Video

(L to R) Rockford residents Norman Williams and Lynn Gruenwald along with Rockford Blockbuster Video store manager, Kelly Hoye, eagerly cast their votes for Rockford’s Farm Market in the America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Friday evening the Rockford Blockbuster Video store hosted, for the first time ever, a Community Involvement/Awareness event. What a better way to kick off what will be an on-going program than to support Rockford’s Farm Market in the America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest. Your reporters, acting as unofficial campaign […]

America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest enters final month

Farm market vendor tables are laden with the very first of the season Michigan apples and peaches.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

Rockford Farm Market still leads entire nation by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Let’s Rockford Farm Market still leads entire nation color this as an athletic event. We are about to enter the 10th week of a 13-week contest:  America’s Favorite Farmers Markets. One might say we are entering the ninth inning of a ballgame. Rockford […]

If only dogs could vote

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL “Boomer” Johnson, 2, loves summer Saturday mornings. The Rockford resident awakens early and sits anxiously at the front door in anticipation of a visit to his very favorite place, the Rockford Farm Market. Soon he is leading his mistress along the White Pine Trail en route to Rockford Farm Market. […]