Farm and Mar­ket out­lines growth and 2018 plans and sched­ule

The Packet (Clarenville) - - Sports -

At the meet­ing, Farm and Mar­ket’s man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Krista Reader-Chat­man de­tailed the

2017 in­au­gu­ral sea­son for the ini­tia­tive, as well as what the group is look­ing ahead to this year.

This in­cluded:

• A look at the de­sign of the new build­ing;

• 2017 vis­i­tors to the mar­ket:

18,905;

• 2017 ven­dor booths sold: 525;

• Ac­tive ven­dors in data base:

103;

• To­tal mar­ket rev­enue: $60,336;

• Es­ti­mated ven­dor rev­enue: $210,000;

• Cap­i­tal as­sets val­ued at $386,835;

• Cur­rent li­a­bil­i­ties: $8,500;

• Net in­come: $4,425;

• Free cash: $4,200.

There is also a full sched­ule of events through­out 2018:

• June 23, Farm­ers’ Day with Ross Tra­verse;

• July 14, In­ter­na­tional Food Fes­ti­val;

• July 28, Clas­sic Car Day;

• Aug. 11, Dog Dress-up pa­rade;

• Aug. 25, Pow­wow and Mu­sic Hoe­down;

• Sept. 15, Chili Cook Off with

Port Rex­ton Brew­ery;

• Oct. 6, Tur­key Drive;

• Oct. 27, Mon­ster Mash;

• Nov. 10, Re­mem­brance Day Fun Run;

• Dec. 15, Christ­mas Mar­ket.

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