The farmers market in Merritt is up and running . It uses the parking lot at the curling rink of Voght street and operates 9 -2 pm Saturdays. Last week there were 7 tables but it was not part of the regular program , it was a special day for raising a 400 dollar bursary. We want to target someone that is trying to get schooling without acquiring debt or accessing grants, said the marketing manger for the group. The groups bursary is going in memory of Millie Mitchell the elderly women that died working to locate Bio solid sites, here.

The market is open may through October, Saturday morning and early afternoon.  There is expected to be more tables on the official start this Saturday.

On this Day: May 15th 1929 The first Academy Award is given out.