Chuck Martin/News Sam Ladig shoves a pie in the face of City Engineer Brian Ball in the tie-breaking round of the pie throwing contest at Friday evening’s First Friday. At left is Sheriff Dave Shaffer and to the right is Mount Vernon High School Principal Scott Will.

MOUNT VERNON — Despite threatening skies earlier in the afternoon, a host of people made their way to South Main Street for First Friday’s Farm Friday.

Lining out Main Street, from the Public Square to Gambier Street, were 51 booths. Some were handing out samples, some were selling products, and organizations were passing out information.

On display were vintage tractors and modern farm behemoths, along side draft horses, ponies and cattle. One person was even walking a pig on a leash.

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