Summer market ends on a high note

Carolyn BertschNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

Customers and vendors alike were delighted to enjoy temperatures in the mid- to high 60s for the final outdoor St. Joseph Farmers’ Market of the season.

The market will move from the parking lot to the inside of Resurrection Lutheran Church beginning Saturday, Nov. 9.

The market’s hours will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Additional information can be found on their website:

photo by Carolyn Bertsch
Four friends purchase honey Oct. 18 at the St. Joseph Farmers Market. They are (left to right) Shurki Ahmed,14; Nimo Abdi, 15; Fatha Dadow, 15; and Khusema Jama, 15, all of St. Joseph.

photo by Carolyn Bertsch
Lisa Wallin of St. Joseph, also known as “The Kids Craft Lady,” helps Brayden Emslander, 8, also of St. Joseph, create a Halloween backpack buddy craft Oct. 18 at the St. Joseph Farmers Market, as his mother, Lisa, looks on.

photo by Carolyn Bertsch
Aiden Vaneps, 4, of St. Joseph smiles as he is handed a complimentary miniature pumpkin from David Morreim of Pattison Farm, St. Cloud, Oct. 18 at the St. Joseph Farmers Market. Sarah Vaneps and her three sons — Aiden; Tyler, 8; and Aaron, 13 — enjoyed visiting all of the vendors.

Author: Carolyn Bertsch

Bertsch has worked for the Newsleaders since 2015. She and her husband, Matt, and their three children live in Sartell where they also own and operate Four Seasons Window, Carpet and Air Duct Cleaning. Bertsch also stewards the “Reads and Seeds and Other Needs” Little Free Library in Sartell. The “Other Needs” portion of the library functions as a collection site for donations to the Salvation Army where Bertsch serves as a board member. Her other hobbies include volunteering at the food shelf, cooking, baking, and growing a vast array of fruit in her backyard orchard. Bertsch believes that every single person can choose to make the world a better place for someone else and at the end of the day the only question that matters is, “What kind of difference did you make?”

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