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Hopatcong Farmers Market – Featuring Dog Days of Summer – Plus Four New Vendors

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This weekend the Hopatcong Farmers Market will be featuring the “Dogs Days of Summer”, with special treats for your dog, since this Market has always been Dog friendly, so please bring you canine friend with you!

Dog Days of Summer:

The Hopatcong Farmers Market has always been Dog friendly, and they will be rewarding yuor canine friends this weekend with treats and other special items. So, bring your dog and let everyone enjoy the shopping experience!

Adding New Vendors:

Hopatcong Farmers MarketThis Market is always expanding, so each weekly visit is always something new, here are the last four new vendors that they added recently.

  1. Alpacas Items: Clothes, Sweaters, Socks Yarn and more!
  2. Rita: Bird Feeders, Candles, Candy Dishes, Wind Chimes and much more
  3. Mia Bella's. Specialized Clean Burning Candles
  4. Creations with Love by Robin: Custom Knited Crafts, Special Ordered Items

More about the Hopatcong Farmers Market:

The Hopatcong Farmers Market in the largest market in our lake region, featuring their fresh corn, produce, and many other specialty items across so many vendors, it’s difficult to mention them all.

Meaning of the Dog Days:

The “dog days",”ere always thought, to be those summer days so devastatingly hot that even dogs would lie around on the asphalt, panting.

Many people today use the phrase to mean something like that—but originally, the phrase actually had nothing to do with dogs, or even with the lazy days of summer. Instead, it turns out, the dog days refer to the dog star, Sirius, and its position in the heavens.

To the Greeks and Romans, the “dog days” occurred around the day when Sirius appeared to rise just before the sun, in late July. They referred to these days as the hottest time of the year, a period that could bring fever, or even catastrophe.

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