The City of
Williamston’s Farmers’ Market
will open for its seventh season on
Thurs. May 20. The hours of the market are 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and it
will be open every Thurs. until Oct. 14.
The grand opening will feature
several special highlights. “There will be live music near the end of
the market day and children activities from the local libraries,” says
Christine Miller, the market manager. This is Miller’s second season with
the market. The number of vendors this season will be 10 to 15, an increase over
Miller says the inspiration behind starting the market was
“to bring commerce to the downtown area and to provide the community a
source of local fruits and vegetables.”
Miller says that the people of Williamston are supportive of the market. “Many people are wanting to learn more about how products are
grown and they want to know where their food is coming from and who is
Miller advises shoppers to keep coming back. “Please visit the market
throughout the season," she says, "as products and vendors will change as the season
The market is set up in Williamston’s City Hall parking lot.
Source: Christine Miller
Writer: Daniel J.