DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Cooperative Extension is calling for applications for Fresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market stops for 2023. Communities, businesses, or organizations can apply to be a Fresh on DeK stop.The application deadline is Friday, Jan.27, 2023.
Launched in May 2015, Fresh on DeK has raised awareness about the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption for healthy living by providing fresh, affordable produce and food demonstrations to county residents.
Proposed locations must be able to provide a liaison to organize the site. The site must also have a street-level parking area that is highly visible, large enough to safely park a 30 ft. mobile unit and market setup and must be easy for customers to access and park without hazard.
The market visits areas around the county each week, beginning in the spring and running 16 weeks. To apply to be a Fresh on DeK stop, and to find more details about the application requirements, please visit www.freshondek.com and click “2023 Season Application” or visit https://bit.ly/2023FODApp. Special considerations are being taken according to county and state guidelines regarding COVID-19.