The fourth season for the Farmers’ Market at Bishops Corner begins on Saturday, June 3, 2017.
By Ronni Newton
As spring turns to summer and Connecticut’s produce is ready to harvest, another West Hartford farmers market will be open on Saturdays, providing fresh, local produce and prepared goods, as well as other special guest vendors and activities for market-goers.
The Farmers’ Market at Bishops Corner will officially open for the fourth season on Saturday, June 3, in the parking lot of Crown Market Plaza and the Bishops Corner Starbucks, 2475 Albany Ave., West Hartford. The market will be open every Saturday through Sept. 30.
The market will open and close one hour later this year – opening at 10 a.m. and closing at 1 p.m.
“We have some great vendors lined up this year along with our returning vendors from last year: Little Farm on Main, GeoRoots, Happy Cappy Naturals, Hall Farm, Muddy Roots Farm, and Café Louise. We’ll also have some guest vendors throughout the year and special events,” Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association Farmers’ Market committee member Erin Vogel said in an email.
According to the Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association’s Facebook page, the market on Saturday June 3, will also feature various vegetables from George Hall Farm. Café Louise will be selling breads, desserts, dips, and other prepared foods; Little Farm On Main will have fresh goat’s milk, chevre, and Greek style yogurt; Muddy Roots Farm will feature poultry, eggs, potted herbs, and vegetables; GeoRoots will be selling chemical-free, sustainable herbs and baby greens; and Happy Cappy Naturals will have soaps.
The UConn Master Gardener Program will also have a booth at the Farmers’ Market at Bishops Corner this year, with experts on hand to provide answers to gardening questions.
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