Scholarships

Del Mar Farmers Market awards scholarships

Del Mar Farmers Market awards scholarships

The Del Mar Farmers Market (DMFM) has awarded three scholarships for 2017. The recipients must be either vendors or family members that work half to full-time at the market and are enrolled in college classes. The nonprofit market began the scholarship program in memory of an early market manager, Mary Maciel, and has given over 100 educational grants over the years.

This year, one of the scholarships went to Qing Wang, known as Clarissa at the market, who, with her husband, Ray, started a farming business in 2004. They have grown about 2,000 different fruit trees since then. They also raise turkeys and chickens for eggs, and offer a variety of greens at Ray’s Subtropical at the...

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