TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — There was a back-to-school special Saturday at the Terre Haute Farmers Market.

It was still the normal farmers market that the community loves but with some free items for the returning students. Many local businesses raised funds to provide free schools supplies to all children that decided to come out.

Carrie Schoffstall is the market manager and wants to let the kids of the community know that they are looking out for them.

“We want to make sure that we are supporting them and encouraging them as they are going back to school. A lot of our vendors have donated school supplies, and we are allowing kids to visit and pick up some pencils, crayons, scissors and glue to help them get the school year off to a good start.”

This is just a continuing from Schoffstall to try and make sure there are always new and exciting things to do around Terre Haute.

“I grew up in this area and people always told me there was never anything to do in this city. My goal when I started this was to make sure there are always new things happening so there is always something for people to do in Terre Haute.”

The Terre Haute Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in the Meadows Shopping Center parking lot.