Sussex farmers marketplaces shut right after organizer ways down

If Sussex is heading to have a farmers sector this season, a new team requires to action up to operate it. 

FitTech Web hosting — the company that led the 2020 farmers and winter markets — declared on Facebook that its aim was “under no circumstances to permanently operate the sector” and that it was stepping down from that position.

This business modified the identify of the Sussex Farmers Industry to Sussex Fresh new Marketplace and ran that for 1 time in summer 2020 ahead of jogging the Sussex Winter Industry.

FitTech Hosting volunteered to choose over the farmers and the wintertime markets last 12 months, just times just after the volunteers who beforehand led the marketplaces declared the markets would forever close. The volunteers who formerly ran the markets operated the farmers market place for 5 a long time and the wintertime marketplace for two yrs.

In closing the marketplaces, the original current market board cited low sustainability and issues associated with working the markets thanks to COVID-19.

Sussex Fresh new Market place ran every other Sunday, Aug. 23-Nov. 1. The winter market ran two Sundays a month, Dec. 6-March 21.

Johnathan Martin, owner of FitTech Hosting, said there were being as numerous as 1,000 attendees at a given sector.

Cathy Kozlowicz can be reached at 262-361-9132 or [email protected]. Comply with her on Twitter at @kozlowicz_cathy.