The USU Farmers Market
This fall, Utah State University will be bring back the Student Farmer's Market! Farmer’s markets epitomize sustainability by bringing community members together to purchase locally grown, healthier food, crafts and other products. The purpose of the Market is obtain these benefits for USU students in a way that is also beneficial to the community. USU's agricultural atmosphere provides the perfect setting for an on-campus market.
The USU Farmer's Market was initiated by the Blue Goes Green grant program. The market will feature live local musicians in addition to local businesses and student organizations. One of the primary benefits to USU's 28,000+ students will be the 'double your bucks' program, allowing students to double their money in dollar increments up to $5, receiving two $1 tokens for each dollar exchanged. Tokens will be purchased at the entrance booth. The tokens may only be used in the market towards produce and select food (not prepared food) purchases.
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 market will be run differently. Only essential food items will be sold. Customers must maintain 6 feet (minimum) between people, flow will be in one direction, high-touch surfaces will be regularly disinfected, and vendors and customers will be required to wear masks.
The USU farmer's Market will operate Wednesdays on the TSC Fountain Patio from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on the following dates:
- Sept. 2
- Sept. 9
- Sept. 16
- Sept. 23
- Sept. 30
- Oct. 7
- Oct. 14