Thundermist kicks off series of Winter Farmers Markets

Media Alert

When: Tuesday, November 26, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Thundermist of Woonsocket, 450 Clinton St., Woonsocket, RI 02895

What: Thundermist Health Center will host a series winter farmers markets beginning November 26. The markets will be held the third Tuesday of every month from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. from December to June. The markets provide people with easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

When people use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to purchase fruits and vegetables at the market they receive a 100% match. This means their buying ability is doubled.

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island generously sponsors all Winter Farmers Markets.

Visuals: The November 26 market will include traditional fall harvest items including squash, turnip, and sweet potato.

Media Contact:
Amanda Barney
Associate Vice President, Development & Communications
401-767-4100, ext. 3014 or (774) 313-9507

Thundermist Health Center is a full-service primary care provider with dental and behavioral health services. The non-profit community health center aims to improve the health of patients and communities by delivering exceptional health care, removing barriers to that care, and advancing healthy lifestyles. Thundermist has locations in West Warwick, Woonsocket, and South County. The organization cares for patients regardless of insurance and ability to pay. In 2018, Thundermist cared for more than 48,000 patients.