Centre Markets Monthly is a farmers market subscription service. Customers receive a biweekly or monthly box of goods from either the North Atherton Farmers Market or the Boalsburg Farmers Market via contactless pickup or delivery.
A new partnership between Taproot Kitchen and Centre Markets, Centre Basket aims to bridge the gap between people wanting to support local farmers and also seeking to maintain appropriate social distancing precautions. The project will employ Taproot Kitchen's employees, some of whom have intellectual disabilities, as well as serve the farmers market vendors who have lost wholesale accounts or face low attendance at this season's outdoor markets.
The North Atherton Farmers Market is already on board, and the Boalsburg Farmers Market is considering our proposal. This project bridges Taproot Kitchen's mission of supporting local food with its complementary goal of providing meaningful employment for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Funded by State College, PA (May 2020)