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Farmers market to open May 15

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by Al Recker Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Borough Farmers Market will open for the 2018 season May 15.

The outdoor market returns for the second year at Municipal Park, Laubach Avenue and Smith Lane. The recent move from Uptown Park provides the public with easier access, additional parking and expanded vendor space.

Borough Planner Victor Rodite said, in the coming weeks, entertainment at the farmers market includes Northampton Area Middle School band, Tootsie the Clown, bagpiper Gene Kutzler, classic and antique car displays and more.

Covered Bridge Farm, Allen Township, and Twin Maple Farm, Bath, which have both been with the farmers market from its beginning, will be back with seasonal fresh produce.

Cattle Creek Farm is new. Jonathan Fehnel will have fresh pork and beef at his stand.

Also new is Chartier Farm, which will provide chicken, duck and eggs for patrons.

Estelle Caterers has a menu of prepared food for sit-down or take-out meals, according to Rodite.

Crafts and storytelling will debut at the market.

Hours are 3-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday through Sept. 11.