For Immediate Release Contact: Gigi Goin (301) 792-9448
June 28, 2011- Silver Spring, MD- A ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of the new Briggs Chaney-Greencastle Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market will take place Saturday July 2, 2011 at 11am at 3300 Briggs Chaney Road in Silver Spring, MD. Council members George L. Leventhal (D-At Large), Hans Riemer (D-At Large) and Nancy Navarro (D-Dist 4) along with BCG Market organizers will be participating in the ribbon cutting.
Mercedes Benz of Silver Spring, a sponsor of the Market, will also have a car on the market floor. Mercedes Benz is sponsoring the seasonal signage of the market.
Chess classes by master coach Tai Campbell will be featured in the BCG Kids Tent starting at 10:30 am. Campbell will teach children and adults basic and advanced chess strategies and tactics. Live music. Our fundraising raffle will be drawn at 2pm. Visitors at the market can win prizes such as a Basket of Market Goodies, shop for fresh produce, pasture raised meats, fresh-baked bread, organic free-range eggs, fashion accessories, hand-made art, jewelry, crafts and more.
The Briggs Chaney- Greencastle Farmers’ and Artisans' Market is located just opposite of the new Mercedes Benz showroom on the parking lot of the Briggs Chaney Park-n-Ride at 3300 Briggs Chaney Road in Silver Spring. It is a grower/producer and fair trade market open Saturdays from 10am to 2pm from May 14 to November 19, 2011.
More information can be found on our website: www.bcgmarket.wordpress.com/