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First day of the Vermont summer Farmers’ Market was a feast for the senses

Depot Park hosted over 50 food, craft and plant vendors last Saturday

By Krista Johnston

Last Saturday was the first day back outdoors for the Vermont Farmers’ Market.  Over 50 vendors, both new and returning, set themselves up in the Rutland City Depot Park, just adjacent to the Wal-Mart parking lot.

According to The Vermont Farmers Market Facebook page, these vendors attended the first outdoor market:

  • 24 Carrot Cakes
  • 802 Craft Cannabis
  • Ana’s Empanadas
  • Appalachian Gap Distillery
  • Artistic Creations by Lan Anh Nguyen
  • Backyard Gardens
  • Boardman Hill Farm
  • Bomoseen Bread Basket
  • Brown’s Family Maple
  • Brown’s Orchard
  • Bur-Ger Farm
  • Champlain Valley Mushrooms
  • Chelsea Square
  • Consider Bardwell Farm
  • DB Creations 
  • Dean & Jeans Microgreens
  • EMD Originals
  • Enchanted Flora
  • Fat Chef Confections
  • Feather and Leaf Farm
  • Flavors of Asia
  • Flavors of Our Travels
  • Flower Brook Meadows
  • Foggy Meadow Produce
  • Frog Hollow Farm
  • Glow Skincare and Spa
  • Golden Willow Studio
  • Green Mountain Bears
  • HealingArt
  • Hello Soul
  • Little Bangkok
  • Maddie Thomas Photography
  • Mama Tamara’s
  • Mediterranean Mix
  • Mendon Mtn. Orchard
  • Momma Marie Doggie Treats
  • MoSe Farm
  • Oakano LLC
  • Ooh La La Bakery
  • Riverside Woodsmiths
  • Rose Valley Farm
  • Ruane Maple Farm
  • Running Bare Ridge Farm
  • Scrumph
  • Simply Ann Crafts
  • Siobhan Peters Art
  • Southern VT Essentials
  • Stonecutter Spirits
  • Taylor Hemp Farm
  • Traditional Basketry
  • Train Brook Rustics
  • Victoria’s Authentic Mexican
  • White Willows
  • Windy Meadows Farm
  • Yoder Farm

The Rutland market will continue each Saturday until October,  9 a.m. -2 p.m.  The Wednesday market at Depot Park will begin May 19, 1-5 p.m. If you miss those, the Thursday Fair Haven Village Green market begins May 20, 3-6 p.m.  Please note that facial coverings are still requested and  dogs are no-longer allowed on the premises of the farmers’ markets.

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