3 Bloomington area farmers' markets open Saturday for 2023 season
The Bloomington Winter Farmers' Market has closed for the season, but many of the vendors who participated will be setting up booths at the Woolery Mill Farmers' Market and the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market, both of which open on Saturday. Bloomington also has a third farmers' market, the People's Coop Market that remains open on Saturday as well. Here are the details on each:
Bloomington Community Farmers' Market
HOURS: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays beginning April 1
LOCATION: Showers Commons, 401 N. Morton St.
WHAT YOU WILL FIND: Area farmers will sell their locally grown food (from carrots to meats and eggs), seeds and plants, and food and beverage artisans offering prepared food and drinks. There will also be entertainment and informational booths.
MORE INFO: Follow the market on Facebook at https://bit.ly/42O63MJ or subscribe to the weekly e-newsletter at https://bit.ly/2lwEmEL
More about food: On the Menu: Ivy Tech's Yellowwood cafe offers five special lunches at Bloomington campus
Woolery Mill Farmers' Market
HOURS: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays beginning April 1
LOCATION: Woolery Mill front lot at 2250 W. Sunstone Drive
WHAT YOU WILL FIND: Area farmers selling local produce, meat, Alaskan salmon, dairy, eggs and prepared food vendors selling baked goods, breads, coffee, teas and more. There's live music, a picnic area and free parking. Dogs are welcome.
MORE INFO: Follow the market online at www.bloomingtonwinterfarmersmarket.com/
People's Cooperative Market
HOURS: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays
LOCATION: 2420 E. Third St. in the fellowship hall at First United Church
WHAT YOU WILL FIND: Locally raised meats and vegetables, prepared foods and baked goods, plants, seeds and home remedy herbal products.
MORE INFO: www.peoplesmarketbtown.org/
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