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Lippitt Park Farmers Market Starts Saturday

microgreens Saturday, June 4, marks the start of the season for the Lippitt Park Farmers Market (runs through October 29) and it’s not just veggies and fruits. From Farm Fresh Rhode Island,

Rain, shine or tropical storm, join us for a morning full of fresh fruits and vegetables, local cheeses, seafood, meats, bread, coffee, and even some ice cream. Come with family and friends to spend a morning outdoors, meeting friends and farmers, and enjoying the abundance of RI farms.

Bike to the market. Every Saturday, Recycle-a-Bike offers bike valet and tuneups to folks who bicycle to the farmers market. Find them on the Hope Street side of the market.

Go here for a list of vendors and what shoppers are likely to find at this time of year. Market also sets up on Wednesdays 3:30pm to 6:30pm.

Other markets coming online: the Armory Park Market opens today, Thursday June 2, 4pm to 7pm or dusk; the Downtown Market opens Friday, June 3, 11am to 2pm. (List of 2011 Markets)

9am to 12:30pm, Saturday, June 4, Lippitt Park Farmers Market, Hope Street at Blackstone Boulevard