Farmers Market to open Thursday

Market will open for the season Thursday, June 28, in a new location in downtown Elk River.

The farmers market will be located in a newly built parking lot next to Elk River Meats. In recent years the farmers market has been held in the parking lot of Westbound Liquor.

Hours will be 2–6 p.m. Thursdays, June 28–Oct. 4. There will not be a market on July 5.

There will be 21 vendors this year, according to RaeAnn Gardner, marketing coordinator for Elk River Parks and Recreation.

Besides a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, vendors will have a variety of products for sale including hanging baskets, honey, soaps, mozzarella cheese, herb plants, edible flowers, popcorn, baked goods, jams and jellies, pickles, lip balm, salt and sugar scrub, seasoning mixes, homemade beauty products, sweater mittens, yarn, rugs, blankets and shower gel.

This is the sixth year of operation for the Elk River Farmers Market.