The Dickson County Farmers Market Vendors Association is hosting Friends with Farmers Day on Saturday at the market on Cowan Road. The free event 8 am-noon Saturday will include live music, hotdogs, kids’ activities and prizes. The day celebrates the local farmers who raise and sell fresh produce and other locally produced items such as eggs and farm-raised beef at the market throughout the season. Customers also will find freshly baked breads, homemade jellies, honey and homegrown herbs at the market, as well as homemade crafts. Friends with Farmers Day also is designed to encourage new and regular customers to get to know the farmers who work hard to raise the fresh foods and to gain an appreciation for who, what, when, where and how these food items are produced. Farmers will be available to discuss what produce they plan to have and when it will be available during the season. Dickson County UT Extension Director Janet Cluck will be offering food preservation publications and information as well as conducting free testing of pressure canner gauges. For more information on Friends with Farmers Day this Saturday at the Dickson County Farmers Market, call extension Agent Vickie Witcher at 446-2788 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.