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Memorial Center Farmers’ Market- Potential

Despite my excitement about the opening of the new Farmers’ Market at the Memorial Centre I had to miss the launch because we were celebrating the little one’s first birthday, but yesterday we took a quick stroll over to check it out.

Definitely more modest than the Downtown Market, but it has some features that made me smile, like a simple kids tent featuring some coloring books and crayons.

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Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market Ready to Kick Off

This spring and summer are full of new ventures for local foods in Kingston. The Village Co-op is hoping to open their doors in August. Limestone Organic Creamery will begin delivery farm fresh milk this month.

The launching of another Farmers’ Market in the Bennett Barn at the Memorial Center is probably the most exciting of all the new local food venues.

It was a struggle to get the one year pilot project granted the green light. At first there was a worry about a new market at 303 York Street causing competition with the Downtown Market. After many city council discussions around the topic the Farmers’ Market Association of Kingston and local vendors are setting up shop on May 20th and running until October 21st.

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