Jeffersonville Fresh Stop Market
New Roots is excited to work with Wesley United Methodist Church in 2017 on the very first Jeffersonville Fresh Stop Market. Welcome to the sunny side of the River! Southern Indiana is SO IN!
Read this wonderful article from the News and Tribune from February 16th, 2017 about the good work being done to organize this Fresh Stop Market.
We will pop up outside (weather permitting) every other Thursday, 4:30-6:30pm, beginning June 8, 2017.
6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3, 8/17, 8/31, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26
LOCATION: 1201 Thomas V Bryant Dr, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 www.umc.org/find-a-church/church/81542
CONTACT: New Roots, 502.509.6770
CHURCH CONTACT: Ms. Janis Barnett: 812.283.3727
To place an order for shares of seasonal produce call 502.509.6770 (if payment method is debit/credit for SNAP), or drop off cash to New Roots Office (1800 Portland Ave), 9 AM to 5 PM.
Ordering Deadline is the Friday before the Fresh Stop Market Date
2017 Fresh Stop Market Season (every other Thursday, 4:30-6:30pm):
June 8th is opening day!
*Fresh Stop Markets are powered by volunteer leaders. If you are interested in getting involved in your community, please call 502.509.6770
Meet our Fresh Stop Market leaders for 2017:
Site Leaders: Jim Grahn and Janis Barnett. Please contact either Jim or Janis for more information as we get organizing for the 2017 growing season.
Check in Leader
Day of Leaders
Thank you to the following community leaders for their generosity in helping to fund the start up of this wonderful Market.
Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The CFSI cfsouthernindiana.com/. The Community Foundation provides the structure that allows its donors to support their own unique charitable objectives in ways that are easy, flexible and meaningful. Through the administration of charitable funds and distribution of grants, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana supports the community and addresses Southern Indiana’s most pressing needs
The Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Association (JUEA). The JUEA funds projects within the Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Zone. Their mission is to enhance, revitalize, and encourage the businesses and neighborhoods of the enterprise zone through partnerships, incentives and cooperation. Thank you for believing in the power of community to help solve our food insecurity challenges. www.jeffersonvilleuez.com/about-us/.
The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County (HFFC) is a private foundation, created to benefit the Floyd County community. The Foundation's philanthropic focus traditionally falls into the categories of grant making to charitable non-profit organizations, educational scholarships, and program related investments which encourage economic development. horseshoefoundation.org/index.php
In late February, Wesley UMC and New Roots hosted our first Food Justice Class in southern Indiana for 2017. New and old friends gathered around the table to break bread, share food stories and discuss pressing food justice topics.