PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKER Northampton Farmers Market opened in grand style last Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. In front, from left, are Ted Veresink, Northampton health officer; Kelly Hower of Hower's Covered Bridge Farm; Victor Rodite, Northampton community planner; Mayor Thomas Reenock; council President John Yurish; and Councilman Tony Pristash, who also is President of the Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce. In back are Gary Hunsicker of Hunsicker's Twin Maple Farms, Tom Russoli of Tom's Baba
Virginia Eckhart of Allen Township, accompanied by her daughter, Linda Weber, buys a bunch of Romaine lettuce at the Northampton Farmers Market from Steven Hunsicker of Hunsicker's Twin Maple Farm. Eckhart then shopped for potatoes from Hunsicker's stand. The market is open Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m.
Kelly Hower of Hower's Covered Bridge Farm, Allen Township, hands a box of tomatoes grown at her farm to Linda Suranofsky of Northampton. Lorelle Stofko of Northampton also shows off a tray of sweet banana peppers she bought at the grand opening July 9.