Farmers’ markets, poultry expo Saturday
On Saturday, April 26, the River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers’ Markets will unite to hold their annual Spring Poultry Expo. This year the base site will be relocated to the city park in Silex and the day will begin with a farmers’ market at 7:30 a.m. Visitors and marketers should first check in at the main pavilion in city park.
It will be one of the year’s largest farmers’ markets and will include plants, baked goods, baby chicks, poultry supplies, hatching eggs, and many heirloom poultry varieties. The day will include an egg show with three table eggs being an entry, a jackpotted poultry show, and a traditional country auction.
On April 26 visitors to the event, there is no admission fee, will have the opportunity to view a great many different poultry varieties.
Contact numbers for the event and the two markets with long standing in the region are 636-697-3447, 573-324-5354, and 660-998-0445.