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HV Library to Host Bryn Athyn Bounty Farmers Market Talk

Danielle Odhner will speak about the local farmer’s market and its importance to the Huntingdon Valley community.

The Friends of the Huntingdon Valley Library will presents a talk on the Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market, May 2, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

The event will take place in the multi-purpose room of the Huntingdon Valley Library, located at 625 Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will feature Daniell Odhner, who is listed as the head gardener on the Bryn Athyn Church website, and has also helped develop vegetable gardens, beehives, eggs and an outlet for produce.

According to a Friends of Huntingdon Valley press release, Odhner is an award-winning gardener, who will explain how the Bryn Athyn Bounty Farmers Market is important to the health of the Huntingdon Valley community, citing the market’s availability toward organic food, as well as a place for craftsmen and artists.

According to the Bryn Athyn College website, the Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market is a collaborative effort among members of the college, Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn Cathedral. It is also located across from the cathedral at 3002 Cairnwood Drive, between the college garden and jungle pavilion.

The website states that the market is open every Saturday, from May 5 through mid-October, 9 a.m. to noon. The market features organic produce, eggs, honey, plants, as well homemade food, workshops and music.

Proceeds from the Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market benefit the Bryn Athyn College garden, which provides educational opportunities for schools and the broader community, according to the market’s Facebook page.

The public is also invited to attend the Friends of the Huntingdon Valley Library’s monthly meeting, which will start at 12:30 p.m.

For more information, e-mail info@friendsofhvlibrary.org.

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