DuBOIS– Area residents can see the downtown DuBois Farmers Market when a week on Saturdays through Oct. 9 to purchase not just economical locally-sourced fruit and vegetables, but search homemade crafts.On Aug. 7, the marketplace had actually several vendors established in the Pershing parking area with items up for sale ranging from fresh vegetables and fruits, syrup, honey, jams, jellies as well as homemade baked goods, in addition to vendors selling blossoms and crafts.One of the suppliers, artisan Josh Frederick of Brockway
, created an attractive display screen of shade with his garden gnome sticks, as well as strolling sticks, he’s been costing the marketplace under the name, “For The Love of Sticks.”Josh has wanted woodworking for as lengthy as his mommy, Mary Frederick, can bear in mind.”He’s been shaving sticks for almost permanently,”stated Mary, who accompanies Josh to the marketplace.” I could not throw them(sticks )away, those were his collection. “Josh locates the sticks anywhere and also everywhere.One day, Mary said her boy had actually the
enhanced sticks showed in her lawn and someone from the Brockway Tastee Freez recommended Josh market his colorful productions.”He shaves them as well as sands them, as well as then paints them, “stated Mary, keeping in mind that he functions on his leisure activity on a daily basis after he obtains home from work.Josh is innovative when it concerns painting the sticks, claimed his mother, as Josh revealed a few of his favorites, including a “cash stick”as well as
a”July 4th camouflage”stick, as well as even one designed like a giraffe.In addition to the farmers market in DuBois, and also the Brockway Farmers Market on Fridays, Josh’s developments are additionally on screen at the Tastee Freez’s outside eating yard located on Route 219. The DuBois Farmers Market is funded by O’Bryon Family Medicine and O’Bryon Eye Associates of DuBois. It is held each Saturday from 8-11 a.m. in the Pershing car park in downtown DuBois at the edge of Long Opportunity and Brady Street. Call Downtown DuBois Inc. at 814-375-4769 for additional information.