2004-11-26 / Community

2004 At The Hamer-Campos Farmer’s Market


The Hamer-Campos Farmer’s Market completed its season on November 20. Offering fresh produce to the Rockaways, the Market will begin again next summer. Crowds came every Saturday from July till November. The Hamer-Campos Farmer’s Market completed its season on November 20. Offering fresh produce to the Rockaways, the Market will begin again next summer. Crowds came every Saturday from July till November. Fresh fruits and vegetables were delivered from all over the tri-state area to the market, directly from the farmers.Fresh fruits and vegetables were delivered from all over the tri-state area to the market, directly from the farmers.James Sander, Sr. sells his organic tomatoes that he grew on Beach 73 Street. James Sander, Sr. sells his organic tomatoes that he grew on Beach 73 Street. Assistant manager Wajeedag Anderson-Beyah is pictured checking the quality of tomatoes from the Pennsylvania Amish. Assistant manager Wajeedag Anderson-Beyah is pictured checking the quality of tomatoes from the Pennsylvania Amish. People United for Local Leadership (P.U.L.L.) Director, McKinley Hightower-Beyah (left) is pictured with Tina Palmer (center) and Geraldine Jones (right) at the Market. People United for Local Leadership (P.U.L.L.) Director, McKinley Hightower-Beyah (left) is pictured with Tina Palmer (center) and Geraldine Jones (right) at the Market. Excess produce is distributed to the needy and emergency food providers at the end of each Saturday.   Excess produce is distributed to the needy and emergency food providers at the end of each Saturday. Connie Tayor, a market regular, strikes a pose in front a crowd of shoppers. Connie Tayor, a market regular, strikes a pose in front a crowd of shoppers. Beach Channel business student and President of P.U.L.L.’s Youth Entrepeneurs, Fareed Anderson-Beyah worked every weekend. Beach Channel business student and President of P.U.L.L.’s Youth Entrepeneurs, Fareed Anderson-Beyah worked every weekend. Even Hurricane Ivan didn’t stop the vendors from making it to the market. Even Hurricane Ivan didn’t stop the vendors from making it to the market. Senior vendor Ollie Hansen, at left, has been a vendor at the market for eleven years and is known for his work at the First Congregational Church. Senior vendor Ollie Hansen, at left, has been a vendor at the market for eleven years and is known for his work at the First Congregational Church. Amish businessmen sell produce and pies every year. Amish businessmen sell produce and pies every year. Seniors from Eastern Rockaway visit the market often for fresh vegetables and honey.Seniors from Eastern Rockaway visit the market often for fresh vegetables and honey.

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