Quesnel Farmers’ Market is in full swing

Lacey Hamelin and her son Mathéo, who is almost one, dance to the music of local band Roadblock during the Quesnel Farmers’ Market May 18. Lindsay Chung photo
Catherine Keller of Quesnel chooses some plants at the Hill Farm Nursery booth at the Quesnel Farmers’ Market May 18. Lindsay Chung photo
Jeremy Tresierra serves and sells Moonshine Coffee at the Quesnel Farmers’ Market May 18. The new vendor booth is sponsored by Community Futures North Cariboo. Lindsay Chung photo
Paul Zeegers from North Star House Farm sells fresh greens from his stand at the Quesnel Farmers’ Market May 18. Lindsay Chung photo
Local band Roadblock performs during the Quesnel Farmers’ Market May 18 on the Helen Dixon Centre grounds. Lindsay Chung photo
Maryann Aldon (left) and Ellen Loureiro serve authentic Filipino food from the Taste of Manila booth at the Quesnel Farmers’ Market May 18. Lindsay Chung photo

The 2019 Quesnel Farmers’ Market is in full swing.

Held at the Helen Dixon Centre grounds at the corner of Kinchant Street and Carson Avenue, the market runs Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Oct. 12 and features a wide variety of locally-grown vegetables, meat, herbs and flowers, as well as food and baking, work by local artisans and booths that highlight community groups. Local musicians perform each week as well, and next week, Kim Kolenchuk will take the stage. Next Saturday (May 25) is also the first special event of the season, as there will be an opportunity to buy Giant Pumpkin Seedlings and start preparing for the Giant Pumpkin Weigh In on Oct. 12.

For more information about the Quesnel Farmers’ Market, visit quesnelmarket.net.

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