Market presents regional farmers, artists, crafters

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Each year on the second Sunday in September, Berglangenbach, which belongs to the Baumholder Union Community, holds its annual farmers and arts and crafts market. For the 12th year, the village will be the stage for about 100 regional farmers and vendors Sunday.

Visitors will find a large display of vegetables and fruit from the local area. The wide range of products and merchandise will include wines, schnaps, liquors, juices, bread and cakes, honey, marmalade, wurst, cheese, pasta, and oil and

Artists will present their handcrafted items, including jewelry, wooden toys, decorations, ceramics, hats, T-shirts, glass objects, artificial flower bouquets, and wreaths and baskets.

Craftsmen such as smiths, turners, goldsmiths, basket makers, roofers and engravers will demonstrate their skills. For the first time, visitors can watch the work in a mobile lumber mill and look over the shoulder of a chain saw carver.
The market will also present a vintage tractor show and animal show with farm animals. Children will have the opportunity to ride ponies and be entertained by magicians.

Farmers and vendors will offer many different  kinds of food specialties: schwenk steaks, gyros, würstchen, egg rolls, fish brötchen, french fries, baked fish, fresh bread, waffles and cakes.

Regional music associations will also be there to entertain the audience.
To get to Berglangenbach, take autobahn A62 north to Freisen, then L133 direction Baumholder, which turns into L384 direction Berschweiler/Fohren-Linden. Turn left twice until arriving at L347. A few kilometers after Fohren-Linden, you will see the sign to the farmers market.

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