Two new farmers markets opening in Baltimore

Two new farmers markets opening in Baltimore

Arugula, kale and other greens are a few of the first crops being sold at both markets.

June 5, 2017
Baltimore Sun
Consumer Watch

Joan Norman sets up for the weekly Baltimore County Farmers Market, in Timonium, on the night before, filling a refrigerated truck with in-season produce picked at her family farm.

Moving the vegetables into the temperature-controlled space well before transport helps the produce stay fresh, said the co-owner of One Straw Farm, a family-owned and -operated vegetable farm in White Hall.

This week, the longtime market vendor will prepare for the market's opening day once again.

The market opens for its eighth year June 7 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds with about 10 Baltimore county farmers and producers on hand. The market offers farm-fresh produce on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 25, rain or shine.

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