In real life, I am a retired engineer who specialized in the design of electronic devices, doing business as Aladdin Automation and Animatronics LLC. My principal avocation was as the proprietor of Rawhide Creek Tomatoes (Garden Gadgets and Strange Plant Emporium), a vendor at the Market beginning in 2009.
For the purposes of this page, I was the Chairman of the Board of Directors for 2010, 2011, and 2012 of the Benson Farmers Market. I am no longer involved in the Market in any capacity.
If you're a VENDOR at the Benson Farmers Market, you are about to be SCREWED!
The Board has decided to reduce the hours of the Market from 8am-1pm to 9am-1pm. This is a 20% reduction--the same as losing over 2 days of the Market per season For vendors, unless the vendor fees are reduced by 20%, it is the same as paying 25% more for your time, effort, and work. When candy bars become smaller but the price remains the…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:59pm