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Riverside Arts Market Returns with Changes for the New Year

Published Thursday, January 5, 2017

 

 

On Saturday, January 7, 2017, the Riverside Arts Market continues to be one of Jacksonville’s signature events with new operating hours every Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

RAM is actively searching for new artists, artisans, farmers, musicians and food producers, as well as, bringing back favorites. A new food producer in the market this year includes Kurt D’Aurizio, Slow Food First Coast board member and owner of Provisions, a culinary business focusing on products such as pesto and dressings made from produce purchased from local farmers.

 

With the new changes, the original “Opening Day” of RAM is now a birthday celebration! The event includes family-friendly activities and kicks off RAM’s busiest season.

 

Also new this year, RAM is providing additional incentives to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients with another matching program funded through the University of Delaware. Recipients have an opportunity to be placed in a lottery to double the incentive each month. Currently, RAM matches SNAP dollars, through Fresh Access Bucks, a program which makes local produce more affordable and accessible to low income families.

 

About Riverside Arts Market

A Program of Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) the Riverside Arts Market celebrates the arts and our Northeast Florida community. The weekly market features live music, food, art, fresh produce under the canopy of the Fuller Warren Bridge. For more information, including directions and a calendar of events, visit riversideartsmarket.com

 

About Riverside Avondale Preservation

Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) is a neighborhood advocacy not-for-profit 501(c)3. RAP’s mission is to enhance and preserve the architecture, history, cultural heritage and economic viability of the historic neighborhoods of Riverside and Avondale in Jacksonville. RAP produces programs such as the Riverside Arts Market and the Home Tour. For more information visit Riverside Avondale Preservation’s Facebook.

 

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Riverside Arts Market

Elizabeth Grebe

Market Manager

(O): 904-389-2449

(C): 386-338-2812