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Downtown Farmers' Market season opens this Saturday

Friday, May 18, 2012

The Downtown Farmers' Market reopens this Saturday for a weekly celebration of local food and community on the Downtown Greencastle Square.

The 2012 Downtown Farmers' Market will run on Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon from May 19 through Oct. 13.

Many familiar faces will greet shoppers for the 2012 market season.

Returning vendors include Bill Boyette of PaPaw's Produce, Dan and Kelly Genotte of Geno's Kettle Corn, Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, Pat Gregory-Doyle of Raccoon Ridge Honey, J.D. Grove of Full Circle Farm/Full Moon Milk Soaps, Constance Campbell Ferry of Hobbit Gardens Erth Gatherings Center, Monta Gazvoda, Don and Kathy Harris of Bags Embroidery and More, Jean Hendrich and Tom Holton of Red Barn Family Farms.

Also returning are Anna Kendall of Kendall Heirlooms, Sue Matson of Up-N-Comin' Nubians/Hillside Meadows, Lori Manning, Donna McKean and Angela Kiste of Country Sisters, Hershel Rigney of Rigney's Produce, Kristen Seahorn of GKS Farm, Marge Siebold, Jerry Williams, Bob Zaring of Zaring's Produce and Tom and Nancy Zennie of Zen Sheep Farm.

There will also be new vendors for shoppers to get to know, including Jean Beilby and friends from local quilt clubs, Brenda Macy, Brenda Warner and John Balding and members from the Bainbridge Christian Church.

Vendors will bring a variety of products to look forward to throughout the season, including honey, beeswax, potted plants and herbs, herbal products, jams, crafts, kettle corn, beignets, a variety of produce, meats and eggs.

In addition to locally grown and made food and goods, the Downtown Farmers' Market will again celebrate local musicians. The market will open with musical artist John Bean this Saturday. Music will typically begin at 10 a.m.

For more information, persons may contact Friends of the Farmers' Market Chairman Cathryn Ensley at meetatthemarket@gmail.com.

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