Farmer's Open Market finds home at Momilani Community Center

 

Pearl City residents will have another option to shop for fresh, locally grown produce and other food items when the new Farmer's Open Market opens on the grounds of the Momilani Community Center on Friday, June 4, 2010 from 3pm-7pm.

"The Farmer's Open Market will offer low-cost produce and a variety of good for everyone,"  said Pearl City Foundation Executive Director, Breene Harimoto.  "More importantly, people can enjoy the beauty and openness of the Momilani Community Center with their family, friends, and neighbors."

The Farmer's Open Market will be open for business every Friday to serve the community.

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

The new Farmer's Open Market at the Momilani Community Center is operated by the Pearl City Foundation and has partnered with Mahiku Farmers Market to offer the Pearl City community a diverse selection of products from local vendors as well as a great opportunity to mingle amongst neighbors.

"Our goal is to make the Momilani Community Center the gathering place of Pearl City," said Harimoto.  "We already have a variety of programs that bring thousands of people to the Center every year and we are looking to add more high quality programs." 

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Dallas Carter, Pearl City High School Alumni '77 and owner of Bistro Blends of Hawaii will be offering a tasty selection of Balsamic Oils at the Farmer's Open Market.

(The following information is posted on the Mahiku Farmers Market website at: www.mahikufarmersmarket.com)

Mahiku Farmers Market invites you to experience the variety of fresh and unique products offered by local farmers, growers, artisans, and food purveyors.  Listed below are some of the reasons for this as well as some of the goals of the Mahiku Farmers Market:

  • Farmers Markets provide a connection to farm and country life.
  • Farmers Markets provide an opportunity for the customer to talk directly with the farmer who produced the food.
  • Farmers Markets support small family farms whose continued existence depends on selling directly to the consumer .
  • Farmers Markets provide community access to fresh from the farm produce.
  • Farmers Markets provide an open-air market where people meet to visit with friends and neighbors.
  • To create a new income opportunity for area growers and craftspeople.
  • To offer consumers high-quality farm-fresh products and local craft work at a convenient location.
  • To strengthen ties within our community


         For more information about Mahiku Farmers Markets contact Sonny Doung

        at  (808) 225-4002 or sonnydoung@hotmail.com.

 

        Momilani Community Center is located at: 715 Hoomoana Street,

        Pearl City,  Hawaii 96782Tel: (808) 456-2073

 

       

Community Contacts

(808) 586.6970
(808) 586.6879
(808) 586.6170
(808) 586.6171
(808) 586.6340
(808) 586.6341
Senator Breene Harimoto
(808) 586.6230
(808) 586.6231
Councilmember Brandon Elefante
(808) 768.5008
(808) 768.5011