Richmond to host farmer’s market again this year

Richmond City and Rockhill Creamery will host a farmers market again this summer. The Harvest Market at Rockhill will give valley residents and visitors the opportunity to sell — and buy — fresh produce, homemade crafts and Cottage Kitchen food items each Saturday at the historic Rockhill farm, 563 S. State St. Details and application forms are available on the Richmond City website, If you’ve begun planting your tomato and pepper seeds, why not plant a few extra and come share the bounty this summer. Dry Lake Band will provide a mix of traditional and original bluegrass to entertain you on opening day (May 22) of the market. Early produce, seedling starts, and craft items will be offered by vendors. The weekly market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday from May 22 to Oct. 16. For more information, call Terrie Wierenga, 258-3777 or Pete Schropp, 258-1278. If you’re interested in performing at the market, please contact Sue McCormick, 760-5022.

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