Das Märit is a not-for-profit ministry of First Mennonite Church with the goal of serving the mind, body and spirit of our community in the name of God. Berne's open-air market is held in the west parking lot of First Mennonite Church from May - October.
There are several changes to the market for the fall.
- Fall hours are from 9:00 - noon continuing at the west parking lot of First Mennonite Church.
- Pumpkin waffles will be added to the delicious regular waffles served from 9:00 - 11:15.
- The final 2023 market will be Saturday, October 7.
Vendors selling produce or baked goods should be aware of new Indiana law HEA 1149 that requires the vendor to obtain a food handler certification. For more information about becoming a vendor call Becky Lehman at 260-849-1603 or Hazel Lautzenheiser at 260-849-0527.