|By DAVE BLOWER JR.
Farm World Editor
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The fourth annual Farm World Expo will host its first farmers’ market during its show early next month.
The Farm World Expo, Aug. 1-3 at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds in Terre Haute, will be the largest summer outdoor farm show in Indiana and Illinois in 2006. The Expo is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2; and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3.
The Expo’s outdoor farmers’ market will be open throughout the show.
Those wishing to sell vegetables, baked goods, crafts or other items at the farmers’ market should cut out and send in the coupon below. The cost for participating in the farmers’ market is $50 per 10-foot by 10-foot outdoor space.
Vendors should bring their own tables.
Farmers’ market vendors will receive a free pass to attend each day of the Expo.
A contact name, phone number and a brief description of the items that will be sold must be provided to the Expo’s staff before being admitted as a vendor. The deadline for applying to be a vendor at the market is 3 p.m., July 28. The Expo staff will contact the vendors who are approved to sell during the show.
Admission to the Farm World Expo is $5 per person. A coupon for $2 off per person is included in this week’s Farm World. The Fairground is located on U.S. 41, less than one mile south of I-70.
For more details about features at the Farm World Expo, call 1-800-876-5133, ext-188, or visit the Expo’s website at www.farmworldexpo.com