Ribbon-cutting Celebration for Launch of The Rollin’ Root Mobile Farmers Market

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Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Time: 9-10 am at Whistlestop, 11am - Noon at Marin Valley Mobile Country Club in Novato, and 3-4pm at Maria B. Freitas Senior Community

Phone: (415) 472-6100

Agricutural Institute of Marin (AIM) is launching their new mobile farmers market truck, The Rollin’ Root, wtih a mission to increase equitable access to fresh, healthy food grown on local farms and to provide nutrition education in underserved communities. AIM’s goal is to ensure that all members of our community have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, regardless of transportation or economic barriers.

The launch will bring together community supporters and local government representatives to witness the first sales from the new mobile farmers market. The inaugural route will run every Thursday with a focus on low-income older adults in Marin County.

First stop for The Rollin' Root is Whistlestop Active Aging Center, located at 930 Tamalpais Avenue in San Rafael from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. then will move to the following locations:       

Marin Valley Mobile Country Club, 100 Marin Valley Drive, Novato: 11 a.m.- 12 noon

Maria B. Freitas Senior Community, 455 Manuel T. Freitas Parkway, San Rafael: 3-4 p.m.