Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market
December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Madison County Historical Society’s Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market was voted Best of the Best in Oneida’s Dispatch’s 2023 Reader’s Choice Category for the best local event. We won this honor for the second year in a row! The Farmers’ Market summer season opens Tuesday, June 6 through September 5, every Tuesday, from 2 pm- 6 pm on the grounds of the Madison County Historical Society located at 435 Main Street in Oneida. The seasonal market will feature local, seasonal produce, flowers, artisan bread, baked goods, eggs, herbs, soaps, maple products, honey, poultry, beef, handcrafted wooden and metal items, jewelry, food trucks, and much more. We have live entertainment and themed weeks focusing on wellness, families, and recognizing our dedicated service organizations within our community. Other weekly activities offered include guided house tours and storytelling. The Oneida Public Library will be providing free kid activities on the first Tuesdays in July and August. There are 13 weeks of the Summer Market- June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1,8, 15, 22, 29; September 5. There will not be a market on July 4th.
In addition to the summer market, the Historical Society will be offering a Winter (Indoor) Market that will run on the 1st Tuesday on November 7 and on December 5 from 2 pm- 6 pm. The Winter (Indoor) Market will be a holiday shopping experience where artisans from the Madison County Craft Festival will join the market.
There are a variety of farmers, artisans, independent consultants, food vendors, and nonprofits participating.
Tom Stone of Stone Brothers Farm and Greenhouse of Canastota is returning to the market with a variety of fresh seasonal produce from asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, endive, escarole, fennel, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, microgreens, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, radishes, turnips, shallots, summer and winter squash, swiss chard, tomatoes, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, pears, cherries, plums, peaches, and apples. He will also have eggs, honey, and maple syrup.
Ash Lovett of Flora & Fauna Farm of Oneida is returning to the market. She is the first-generation, woman-owned fiber farm specializing in breed-specific wool for fiber artists of every variety. Each week at the market she will be bringing yarn and wool from her flock, vegetables from her garden, comb honey, fresh-cut flowers, and lamb meat.
Bob Faduski of Bob’s Trivets of Oneida is returning to the market with his beautiful handmade wooden trivets and more!
Lisa Fish of Magpie Merchantile of Oneida is returning to the market with her originally designed semi-precious stone and beaded jewelry wrapped with wire.
Brandi Gall of Wooden Moon Studio of Deansboro is returning to the market. Brandi creates wooden flower art wreaths, mobiles, and ornaments. She will also have seasonal fresh-cut bouquets, a variety of jams, jellies, tea towels, napkins, and knit baby blankets.
Butch Hart of Hart’s Toys Plus of Barneveld is returning to the market. Butch creates beautiful ornate horseshoe lawn ornamentation.
Karissa Jones of Simply Natural by Karissa Jones of Oneida is new to the market. She creates macrame and embroidered items and hand-sewn scrunchies
Amy Jakacki of Ma’s Soaps of Vernon is returning to the market with her skincare line made with all-natural ingredients to heal all skin types.
Carolyn and Roy Peters of Freedom Farm of Verona are new farmers participating in the Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market. The Peters will be bringing USDA grass-fed beef, free-range eggs, free-range chicken, seasonal fruits and vegetables, fruit pies, jams and jellies, cookies, and bread to the market each week.
Justin and Shaena Trievel of The Yellow House of Chittenango are returning to the market. They are a homestead-based business, specializing in small-batch jams and jellies, jam bars using their homemade jams, a variety of cookies, and loaves of fresh-baked rustic Ciabatta, Rye, and Focaccia!
Terri Sullivan of Terri’s Quick Bites and More, LLC will be at the market serving hamburgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, soup, and chili.
Cancer Services Program of the Central Region (CSP) is a nonprofit that offers no-cost breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screenings to uninsured NYS residents. The CSP also offers information and education on the importance of cancer screenings. Melinda Robinson will be at the market on 6/13; 7/18; 9/5.
The Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market will once again welcome New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Checks at the market. The New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) consists of two programs: the Women, Infants, and Children Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) and the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Those who are eligible for these programs are provided checks to redeem for fresh, local fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets and farm stands.
For more information about the market or to obtain an application to join the market as a farmer, food truck, or vendor please go to the website www.mchsfarmersmarket.org, or call the Madison County Historical Society at 315-363-4136. Every Tuesday, we hope you will join us at the Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market to support your farmers and purchase fresh local fruits, vegetables, and more while enjoying family activities and touring the Madison County Historical Society! The Madison County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates both a museum and the Mary King Research Library located at 435 Main Street in Oneida. The Historical Society continues to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance Madison County’s heritage. The historical society’s headquarters are housed in an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa that is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places. The market is made possible by the most generous support from the Gorman Foundation and Tanner Insurance Agency.