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Weekday downtown farmers’ markets are back and ready for business

05/06/2014 11:52 AM

05/06/2014 11:53 AM

Ready to make your farmers’ market visits more than just a Sunday-under-the-freeway thing?

You’re in luck.

Weekday downtown certified farmers’ markets are back and ready for business starting today.

Markets are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and “offer shoppers the finest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, herbs and cheeses,” according to Downtown Sacramento Partnership, which has also put together helpful tips for a more fruitful ( ahem) shopping excursion (example: “Smaller bills and exact change are greatly appreciated by farmers and their employees”).

Here’s a list of market location and dates:

Tuesdays:

• Fremont Park, 16th and P streets, May 6 – Sept. 23
• Roosevelt Park, 10th and P streets, May 6 – Sept. 23

Wednesdays:

• Cesar Chavez Park, 10th and J streets, May 7 – Oct. 29

Thursdays:

• Capitol Mall, 6th Street and Capitol, May 8 – Sept. 25
• Capitol Park, 15th and L streets, May 8 – Sept. 25

More information: (916) 442-8575

 

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