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Farmer’s market seeks new vendors

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It’s that time of year again. The time when you see vendors selling fresh produce in roadside stands and farmer’s markets. Plump berries, honey, flowers, you name it, someone has it for sale.

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The Somerset Farmer’s Market is gearing up for a fruitful season and will open on Thursday, June 19, according to coordinator Valerie Burke.

The Somerset market will be open from 3-7 p.m. on the grassy knoll near the Apple River Liquor Store (520 Main St.) every Thursday from June 19 until Oct. 16.

The market, which in years past has had anywhere from six to eight vendors, will welcome several new vendors this year.

“I am excited to be having vendors with fresh cut flowers, pies from Tipsey Pies, honey, grapes and apples, as well as a huge selection of fresh vegetables and berries,” Burke said.

Econofoods will also have a booth the last Thursday of each month selling brats and non-alcoholic beverages, Burke said.

“We hope the Somerset community will come out and see us,” Burke said. “We are hoping to get more vendors as the season progresses.”

For more information on selling products at the Somerset Farmer’s Market, contact Valerie Burke at 715-554-1034 or valeriemagaroburke@gmail.com

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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