Smart Markets Returns to Johnson Center Plaza

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 12, 2009 at 2:07 pm

On Wednesday, Aug. 19, Smart Markets at Mason — featuring sustainable and locally produced food and produce — will return to the Johnson Center North Plaza on the Fairfax Campus. Thereafter, vendors will be on the plaza each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. through Oct. 28.

Special upcoming events:

Sept. 2
Smart Markets at Mason is participating in welcoming new students to the Mason Nation during the university-wide Welcome Week celebration.

Sept. 23
Smart Markets at Mason celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and Fall for the Book by offering a taste of Hispanic cultural foods and information about Hispanic culture. This event is sponsored with the Office of Diversity Programs and Services.

Oct. 7
Human Resources offers Lunch and Learn in conjunction with Smart Markets at Mason.

Oct. 21
Smart Markets at Mason celebrates National Vegetarian Month by offering information about different vegetarian dishes.

Smart Markets at Mason recently placed ninth overall and third in the small market category in the national “America’s Favorite Farmers Market Contest.” More than 800 markets competed.

For more information, contact Dan Waxman, sustainability projects manager, at

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