The Big Horn Basin Farmers Market Association is a group of individual, locally based, small growers and producers providing Wyoming grown fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, crafts and other goods for the people of the Big Horn Basin.

The Farmers Market gives the community a chance to "Buy Fresh ~ Buy Local", and support many of our neighbors and friends. Sustaining food production and generating dollars in the Basin is important to many as a way to create not only jobs and income, but a sense of community and health. With rising commodities prices, locally grown and produced goods are an effective way to manage dollars of your family.

Each vendor that is a part of the association is guided by the bylaws of the association and state of Wyoming food producer laws. The individual farmers and artisans travel from around the basin to bring their produce and goods for sale to the local public. Our last few years have included approximately 30 vendors providing everything from sweet corn to green beans to jams to tomatillos to unique squashes to fresh baked breads and many other produce and food/craft items. You might be familiar with the "blue and white" easy-ups aligned in a row that provide a comfortable market atmosphere. We see friends and neighbors chatting with each other, sharing recipes, new varieties of produce and growing tips, as they pass each other at the market.

The Big Horn Basin Farmers Market Association hosts two market sites each week running from 4:30-6:00pm and is excited to announce new locations this year. Thanks to the support and cooperation of Park County and the City of Powell, the Farmers Markets will be more centrally located to the downtown areas in park-like settings with room to grow. In Cody, the Farmers Market is on Thursdays at the Park County Complex at 1501 Stampede Avenue and on Mondays in Powell on 2nd Street just south of Washington Park. The markets are staggered during the week to allow not only vendors, but the public to attend both markets. The vendors of the Farmers Market would like to express their gratitude to the owners of Pamida in Powell and Albertsons in Cody for their generous and unwavering support of the Farmers Market in past years.

This year (2011), we plan on introducing some additional events throughout the year and are encouraging our vendors to participate in small scale year round farming and production to allow possible winter markets. We will keep you posted! Our organization is also encouraging additional/new vendors to provide food, fun kids�??¢?¯?¿?½??¯?¿?½? activities and other programs to highlight local businesses and opportunities that can be enjoyed while at the market. Our goal is truly to have an atmosphere where people can not only buy food for their dinner table that night, but also be able to enjoy their time during the market with family and vendors alike.

The BHBFMA has joined the Cody and Powell Chambers of Commerce, and look forward to partnering with members and businesses to expand and enhance our markets, serving others by providing healthy, fresh produce and local products.

Buy Fresh ~ Buy Local has never made more sense! We encourage anyone wanting more information or who are interested in partnering with our organization and other vendors to contact our directors. JR Megee in Cody(307) 250-2655 or Ron Yount in Powell (307) 275-2949. Join us on facebook at www.facebook.com/BigHornFarmersMarket for product availability updates.

BIG HORN BASIN FARMERS MARKET ASSOCIATION J.R. Megee Director 2011 307-250-6555

Ronald Yount Assistant Director 2011 307-275-2949

Kimberlee Yount Secretary/Treasurer 2011 307-254-2646

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Listing last updated on Jul 7, 2011

Schedule and Location:

The Big Horn Basin Farmers Market Association hosts two market sites each week running from 4:30-6:00pm and is excited to announce new locations this year.

In Cody, the Farmers Market is on Thursdays at the Park County Complex at 1501 Stampede Avenue and on Mondays in Powell on 2nd Street just south of Washington Park.



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