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Food and Farm Council of Riley County and City of Manhattan

Power of Produce

This 12-week program runs each Saturday morning 9am-11am from June through mid-August at the Downtown Farmers Market of Manhattan. Kids ages 4-12 participate in hands-on nutrition activities and produce tasting. Each week kids earn tokens to purchase their own fresh fruits and vegetables at the Market!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost? No, it’s FREE! Come as often as you want each Saturday June - mid-August.

Do the kids need to pre-register? No, sign up at the booth on your first visit.

What are the tokens for? EACH week a kid participates they get 4 tokens, each worth $1. Come 4x and get an EXTRA token that week!  Shop each visit or save up the tokens for a BIG purchase another day!

Where is the POP booth located? You’ll find POP in the southwest corner of the Downtown Farmers Market of Manhattan, near the Information Booth.

Informational Flyer (PDF)

Power of Produce


Over 2,500 kids and their families have participated the past two summers.


“More than just about produce, this creative program has decision making, money management, and personal health choices woven in.  But, to the kids, they are just having FUN! Clever work, Food and Farm Council!”

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