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Kern County Young Farmers and Ranchers host charity farmer's market

Saturday July 7th off Rosedale Hwy 7a.m. to 1p.m.
Posted at 11:30 AM, Jul 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-07 14:30:44-04

Kern County's Young Farmers and Ranchers were up early Saturday morning setting out their fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts for a farmer's market. It was for their 4th Annual Charity Farmer's Market.

The farmer's market was set up this morning in the Chuy's parking lot in Northwest Bakersfield off of Rosedale Highway. The market was open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Allie Cushnyr, who is a member of the Kern County Young Farmers and Ranchers, said the produce at the farmer's market was donated by local farmers and grown in Kern County. Also proceeds from the event will go towards building Downtown Elementary School an edible garden to teach students about agriculture and eating healthy.

Cushnyr said prices for the produce are similar to what one would find at a grocery store. And the suggested donation price will go towards their annual charity. The other three years KCYFR held their annual farmer's market they raised money for the Boys and Girls Club, Downtown Mission and Kern County Museum.