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If you are a local producer looking to be a part of the Apple and Pork Festival with the Clinton Area Artisans and Farmers Market, you are running out of time to be a part of it.

Each year at the Apple and Pork Festival in Clinton, members of the local Farmers Market is out each day of the festival selling their produce. Elizabeth Burns with CAFAM explains if you are wanting to be a vendor for the Apple and Pork weekend, you need to sell at least one weekend prior to Apple and Pork.

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Burns believes being a part of the Apple and Pork festival is a good opportunity to meet new people. She says sales are generally good, but it is hard to predict.

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Burns also adds, the location of the Farmers Market for the festival allows them the opportunity to host musical groups. She says they are currently seeking performers to come and set up at their stage.

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Burns explains this year "Black Kettle" will be at their booth to serve food. The cost is just $20 to be a vendor at the Farmers Market for the Apple and Pork Festival. Burns adds you do not have to only be selling produce, she says many artists sell their work on the square each Saturday as well. To learn more about being a vendor with the Clinton Area Farmers and Artisans Market, Burns encourages those folks to stop at the market, which takes place each Saturday morning from 8 am to noon. You can also visit their website at cafamil.com.

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