Episode 6 – San Marcos Farmers Market featuring Events Director Melanie Jamil

The San Marcos Chamber has recently opened the San Marcos Famers Market. Chamber Events Director Melanie Jamil and CEO Rick Rungaitis discuss hosting a Farmers Market during the pandemic and give an overview of vendors and highlights of the Market.


That’s something that’s really neat about our Farmers’ Market – we’re in a position now where we’re going to be able to keep bringing on new things.” – Melanie Jamil, San Marcos Chamber Events Director 

Melanie Jamil has been the San Marcos Chamber’s Events Director for the past five years. Included in her duties of overseeing all the Chamber’s special events is the San Marcos Farmers Market. The Market is in its second year and is newly located in North City across from CSUSM. Melanie joins Chamber CEO Rick Rungaitis to discuss how the Chamber is able to keep the Farmers Market safe for shoppers. In honor of National Farmers Market Week, this discussion highlights the vendors, small businesses, and upcoming special collaborations with local chefs from San Marcos restaurants.

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Come out to the Farmers Market every Tuesday from 3-7pm for a variety of fresh organic produce, flowers, delicious food offerings, and crafts!

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The California Competes Tax Credits provides a great opportunity for business owners that are looking to grow their business. Find out how you can apply by visiting: https://business.ca.gov/california-competes-tax-credit/

Previously: You might also be interested in listening to our last episode featuring Sean Loofbourrow, Chief of Safety at North County Transit District

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