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Farmers Market Opens Thursday

May 3rd, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The local farmers market season will open on the downtown mall Thursday at 9:30 a.m. This year’s start is about a month earlier that usual. The Cumberland Times News reports at least 25 vendors will take part, offering everything from fresh asparagus and arugula to baked goods and handmade soaps. On Thursday, customers can expect lots of fresh meats like pork, chicken and lamb, as well as vegetables, eggs, baked goods and ramps, a wild leek. Local farms participating in the weekly events include Savage River Farm, Goodness Grows, Higson Farm, Hi-Ja Farms and Ganghan Farms. Other vendors sell items such as coffee and baked goods.

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