Friends of the Emporia Farmers Market will be cooking up a great batch of spaghetti to feed riders of the Dirty Kanza 200 on Friday, June 3, the evening before the big adventure in the Flint Hills. Pasta will be served from 5:30-8:30 at St. Andrews Church, 828 Commercial, Emporia. Community members are invited to come dine with, meet and greet the riders.A limited number of tickets will be available at the door; $9 adult meal; $5 for children age 10 and under. The meal will include the market’s homemade pasta sauce, salad, and garlic bread generously donated by Emporia Subways. Desserts by farmers market vendors will be available for an additional dollar. All proceeds from this Pasta Palooza fundraiser event benefit the operations of the Emporia Farmers Market. ________________________ The Emporia Farmers Market is a producer-only market that has been serving Emporia, Kansas and the surrounding area since 1982. All goods sold at the market are grown, crafted or baked by the vendor. The market is a project of The Learning Connection of the Flint Hills, a 501(c)(3) organization. More information can be found at www.emporiafarmersmarket.org.