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TAIPEI EXPO Farmers’ Market in June: Sticky Rice Dumplings for the Holiday

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Post date:2020-06-15

Updates:2020-06-19

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Expo Park Farmers’ Market in June: Sticky Rice Dumplings for the Holiday
Event Time
2020-06-01~2020-06-30
Event Location
No. 1, Yumen St., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C
Summer’s arrival means that the annual Dragon Boat Festival is right around the corner! To answer customers’ needs ahead of the holiday, the farmers’ market regularly held at Taipei Expo Park will offer a wide array of ingredients for making delicious zongzi (sticky rice dumplings). There will also be interactive challenges at the main stage spotlighting zongzi-wrapping and other fun activities.

The counties and cities featured in June include Nantou County, Changhua County, Taipei City, and Yilan County. Visitors will be offered the opportunity of choosing their ingredients from a range of fresh and healthy products supplied by farmers’ associations from corners of the country.

With the subsiding of COVID-19, the farmers’ market classes will also resume in June. Those who shop at any of the farmers’ market stalls are eligible to sign up for one class free of charge by presenting their receipt. Examples of farmers’ market class include DIY lessons on making banana jam and yogurt treat, banana oatmeal waffle, Hakka zongzi, fragrant sachet, and summer floriculture display.

To minimize possible spread of the virus, all staffs and workers are obliged to wear a face mask and conduct self-health management and monitoring. Alcohol sprays will also be offered at the information desk for public use. Visitors are reminded to adopt standard precautions, such as wearing a face mask, wash hands frequently and maintain social distancing.
Expo Park Farmers’ Market in June: Sticky Rice Dumplings for the Holiday
For the weekend of June 6, Nantou Farmers’ Association will bring fresh bananas and tea leaves from local farms. On June 13 and 14, Changhua County’s pitaya fruits will be the spotlight, offering customers a great choice for healthy dessert. On June 20 and 21, Taipei’s farmers will present freshly-picked and tasty green bamboo shoots – a great local summertime delicacy. Finally, during the weekend of June 27, Yilan farmers will bring their prized honeydew melons.

For more information about TAIPEI EXPO Farmer’s Market, please visit its Facebook Fan Page. The weekend farmers’ market is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM through 6 PM at the Taipei Expo Park’s Yuanshan Park Area.

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