8 farmers’ markets now open in Rhode Island

(RI Department of Environmental Management)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Eight indoor winter farmers’ markets are now open throughout Rhode Island.

The Department of Environmental Management’s agriculture division and its partners are helping sponsor the markets as part of a statewide campaign to promote buying locally-grown specialty crops.

The markets that are open Saturdays include the South Kingstown Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market, the Coastal Growers’ Winter Market in North Kingstown, the Mount Hope Market in Bristol, the Farm Fresh RI Wintertime Farmers’ Market in Pawtucket, the Hope Valley Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market in Wyoming and the Aquidneck Growers’ Market in Middletown.

In East Greenwich, the St. Luke’s “Arts And Farms” Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market is open on Mondays. The Woonsocket Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market is open on Tuesdays.

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