Vance County Farmers Market schedules grand opening

Jun. 15, 2013 @ 06:45 PM


Opening dates for the Vance County Farmers Market have been scheduled for both locations. Consumers can expect a wide selection of locally grown produce to be available at either site.

First, starting this Wednesday, the market located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, will be open every week (on Wednesday), from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Also on Wendesday, a grand opening celebration for the market will also be held. Market sponsors will be on site that day, providing health and market information to attendees.

Then, on Saturday, the location at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, will open for business every week (on Saturday), from 8 a.m.-noon.

Call (252) 438-8188 to speak to Wayne Rowland, agricultural and natural resources technician with N.C. Cooperative Extension, at the Vance County Cooperative Extension Center, to register as a vendor or for more information.

Vance County, the City of Henderson, Maria Parham Medical Center, Henderson Family YMCA and Cooperative Extension are among the sponsors of the farmers market.