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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Fresh Produce Returns with Rockville Farmers Market Opening

Opening Day is May 13; Market is Saturdays Through Nov. 18

Rockville, Maryland, April 26 – The Rockville Farmers Market returns Saturday, May 13 to give shoppers their pick of farm-fresh produce and more from regional grower/producers.

This year’s market will include vendors offering fruits and vegetables, plants and flowers, herbs, baked goods, local beer and wine, knife sharpening, meat and coffee.

The market will be open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 18 in the jury parking lot at E. Jefferson (MD 28) and Monroe streets in Rockville Town Center.

The market participates in the Maryland Market Money Program. The program helps provide greater access to fresh fruits and vegetables for customers using the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, the Fruit and Vegetable Check Program and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. Participants’ benefits are matched up to $5 each week while funds are available. Organizations or individuals wishing to contribute to the Maryland Market Money program should email specialevents@rockvillemd.gov.

Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/farmers for more information, including a list of participating vendors, approximate harvest dates for select fruits and vegetables, and a photo gallery. For more information, call 240-314-8620.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov
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