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Wednesday Farmers Market welcomes new management

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Station Farmers Market is under new management as of Sept. 25. Current Market Manager, Carris Rhodes, will be stepping down to devote more time to Leucadia 101 Main Street as its program manager. Brandon Janiss and Tasha Ardalan will be taking over as the new managers for the midweek market.Janiss and Ardalan share a passion for local food and farmers. Together they operate an organic pet product company called Foxy Treats, which focuses on sourcing its ingredients from local farmers including their own Foxy Treats Farm. This fall, Foxy Treats will be releasing Local Harvest, a raw dog food made with produce from Encinitas’ very own Coral Tree Farm, found exclusively at Pupologie.

In addition to participating as vendors at several farmers markets in the county, Janiss and Ardalan manage and sponsor the Welk Farmers Market every Monday at the Welk Resort in Escondido from 3 to 7 p.m.

The Encinitas Station Farmers Market is held Wednesday evenings from 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot on the corner of E Street and Vulcan Avenue in downtown Encinitas.

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