Bartlett Farmers Market wins state awards

Bartlett Station Farmers Market 2014 awards
Holding the Bartlett Station Farmers Market’s 2014 awards are, from left, Justin Emmons, CrossFit Bartlett, Bartlett Station Commission Chairman; Kim Dyer, Bartlett Station Farmers Market Manager; and Phil Johnson, Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce, Market Advisory Committee Chairman.
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The Bartlett Station Farmers Market has been recognized for excellence by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

At the recent 2014 Tennessee Horticultural Expo and Conference, Market Manager Kim Dyer accepted first-place awards for T-shirt design, brochure design and social media campaign.

The annual competition is a state-wide contest for publically owned farmers markets. Dyer also accepted second place in the website design category.

The 2014 Bartlett Station Farmers Market offers residents access to locally grown, sustainable, fresh produce and value-added products near the tennis courts in W.J. Freeman Park on Bartlett Boulevard. The market is open 7 a.m.-noon on Saturdays, May 17 through Sept. 27.  Visitors can enjoy live music and a concessions area for relaxing and visiting with friends.

First opened in 2011, the market gives local farmers and producers a direct-marketing opportunity. It also increases community spirit by offering residents a gathering spot and an information resource on the varied retail products/services available in Bartlett Station.