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Farmer’s market seeks new vendors

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.

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

Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in Febraury 2015. 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. 

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