The Times West Virginian

June 29, 2013

Farmers Market moving to Veterans’ Square parking lot

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Summer marches on, and gardens are beginning to produce, well, produce.

The Fairmont Farmers Market will be kicking off again Tuesday in the Veterans’ Square parking lot with farm-fresh, locally grown-fruits and vegetables, giving Marion County residents not just access to healthy foods, but a way to support their community as well.

“The benefits reach so far in every direction,” said Kate Greene, director of Main Street Fairmont. Main Street has worked with the Farmers Market to find it a new venue this year.

In the past, the Farmers Market has bounced around a little bit. Most recently, it was located in the U.S. Post Office parking lot on Adams Street, but the market had some issues.

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