SPARTA, NJ-Ben Del Coro received the Patriot Award as co-founder of the Sparta Farmers Market. Every Saturday from late May through November the plaza in front of Town Hall in Sparta becomes a busy market place that brings locally grown and raised food and other items including candles, soap and crafts to Sparta residents and others.
In addition to the vendors there are often events that include live music, cooking demonstrations, yoga classes and other activities. June 21 will feature Soltice Summerfest. On the second Saturday of each month the market is open there are different festival. Peach Festival scheduled for July 12.
For additional information there is an active website http://www.spartafarmersmarket.org/home.html