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The New Richmond farmer's market sets up at the New Richmond Heritage Center on Saturdays. Doug Van Someren (above) has operated a stand at the local market for about 15 years.

New Richmond farmer's market staying fresh even after 30 years


It has been a staple of New Richmond summers for decades. The farmer's market has been combining fresh grocery shopping with community socialization since it started in 1978.

At that time, the market began under the sponsorship of the New Richmond Chamber of Commerce. With so many farmers around, it seemed natural to offer a place for them to sell their fresh produce.

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