LARCHMONT, N.Y. Area residents will be able to once again shop for farmto-market fruits and vegetables, meats and artisanal prepared foods with the Saturday opening of the Larchmont Farmers' Market.
Operating since 2006 and located on the south end of the Metro North parking lot on Myrtle Avenue, the market will remain open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday until Dec. 15.
Local vendors and those from upstate New York and Long Island are returning for the 2012 season, along with three new additions, said Frankie Rowland, spokesperson for Community Markets, the organization that manages and operates the village-sponsored outdoor market.
Its a great way to shop while enjoying the opportunity to catch up with your local vendors, see neighbors and enjoy music and entertainment, Rowland said.
New this year is seafood from American Pride Seafood, Italian baked goods from Maura and Nuccia and grass-fed meats, dairy and goat-milk products from Stone and Thistle Farm, she added.
Returning vendors include Larchmonts own Kontoulis Family Olive Oil along with Thornwood Farm, Sugar & Spice Catering , Orwashers Bakery, The Orchards of Concklin, Flourish Baking Company, Calcutta Kitchens, Kiernan Farm, Christianes Backstube, Tierra Farm, Doc Pickle, Migliorelli Farm, Bombay Emerald Chutney Company, Plates, Coach Farm, Gaias Breath Farm, Newgate Farms, Lanis Farm and Trotta Pasta.
As part of its community table program, the market allows local businesses to participate for a day, Rowland said. It also showcases musical performances, from harpists to string bands, to entertain shoppers.
Directions and details on scheduled entertainment and vendors are available on the Community Markets website.
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