Wednesday, June 07, 2006

For Local Yokels: Farmers' Market Time!!!

Hey, Rhode Island eaters, check it out. The Hope Street one sometimes has a cute alpaca you can pet and it takes WIC. Cool beans!

Farmers’ Market Season kicks off this Saturday, 6/10/06

Contact: Louella Hill, Farm Fresh RI, Phone: 401-301-7690

Start Dates and Locations

 Hope High Farmers’ Market, Hope High School, Saturday, June 10th, 9:30 to 12:30 p.m.
 Armory Park (Parade Street), Thursday, June 15, 3 till dark
 Downtown Market, Friday, Biltmore Park, June 16th, 11 to 3
 Pawtucket Market, Sunday, Broadway, June 18th , Pawtucket, 12 to 3
 Central Falls Market, Saturday, Broad Street, June 24th, 1 to 4
 Woonsocket Market, Monday, Precious Blood Church , July 10, 9:30-12:30
 Brown U. Farmers’ Market, Wednesday, August 23, 11 to 2

Join us for the 2006 Season Kick-off at Hope High School this Saturday, June 10 at 9:30 a.m.

Farmers’ markets are a great way to bring vibrant foods into the City. This year the Downcity / Farm Fresh RI Market Season kicks-off on Saturday, June 10th at Hope High School. The Hope St. Market is one of nine farmers’ markets in the Providence region. Join us everyday, throughout the season: from strawberries in June to sugar pumpkins in late October. Farmers’ Markets a community event—and will feature local performers, chefs, artists and flavors. Stop by and show your support for local agriculture and really fresh food!

For info on Providence and Rhode Island farmers’ markets, visit:

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