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Farmers market will start in June at Cedar Lake complex

CEDAR LAKE | A farmers market is coming to Cedar Lake in June.

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Fresh produce could be just a click away

Fresh produce could be just a click away

VALPARAISO | People who want to eat fresh, locally grown produce might not have to head to a farmers market to see if anything strikes their fancy if an Indiana Department of Agriculture project comes to fruition.

October 16, 2013 6:00 am
Chester Potempa with a Selection of His Custom Designed Birdhouses.

Chester Potempa with a Selection of His Custom Designed Birdhouses.

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's father Chester Potempa with a selection of his custom designed birdhouses.

October 03, 2013 12:00 am
Valpo farmers market helps harvest into homes

Valpo farmers market helps harvest into homes

The Valparaiso farmers market has been around since 1976. Now called the Central Park Plaza Market, it now occupies space at Lafayette and Indiana streets. The market features vendors who sell a variety of items, from home grown vegetables to freshwater shrimp. Also available are baked on-si…

September 10, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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The business of farmers markets

The business of farmers markets

Although Linda Ebert had been a gardener most her life, she had no intention of ever becoming a commercial grower.

August 18, 2013 12:34 pm Photos

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Hub City offers cooking class during Farmers Market

Hub City offers cooking class during Farmers Market

CROWN POINT | Children were stirring, measuring and tasting their own creations Saturday as a four-week Kids Cooking Class was kicked off at the Crown Point Farmers Market.

August 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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S'ville farmers market is open Thursday evenings at park

SCHERERVILLE | The town has scheduled a farmers market for 3 to 8 p.m. each Thursday through Sept. 26 at Redar Park.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

South Shore CVA’s 30 Stops in 30 Days campaign continues

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s 30 Stops in 30 Days will be continuing with scheduled stops in Hammond, Hobart, Valparaiso, Portage and Chesterton. The 30 Stops in 30 Days campaign takes the South Shore Tour Mobile throughout the South Shore, promoting attractio…

July 25, 2013 3:25 pm

S'ville farmers market open Thursdays through Sept. 26

SCHERERVILLE | The town has scheduled a farmers market for 3 to 8 p.m. each Thursday through Sept. 26 at Redar Park.

July 16, 2013 12:05 am

S'ville farmers market open Thursdays until September

SCHERERVILLE | The town will host its farmers market from 3 to 8 p.m. each Thursday through Sept. 26 at Redar Park.

July 09, 2013 12:00 am

Whiting welcomes everyone to a summer of fun

WHITING | As the summer gets into full swing, Whiting is gearing up for a whirlwind summer, filled with exciting events and developments in the city.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am

Lowell to host twice monthly Farmers Market

LOWELL | Lowell American Legion Post 101 will host a Farmers Market on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, July 13 and 27, Aug. 10 and 24, Sept. 14 and 28 and Oct. 12 and 26. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Scott May, of Crown Point, looks over herbs with LE Garden's Linda Ebert, of Wheatfield, while Karen Yankauskas, right, of Hebron, works at the Crown Point Farmers Market. Local farmers markets are growing. Vendors sell fresh produce, plants and other items, often produced locally, directly …

June 15, 2013 6:16 pm
Crown Point farmers market

Crown Point farmers market

Anthony Schifino, right, of AJ Specialties in Merrivllille runs a booth that offers scarves and other items Saturday at the Crown Point Farmers Market.

June 15, 2013 6:16 pm
Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Kali McGuckin and Rich Olson, right, both of Chicago, sell cheese from the Stamper Cheese booth at a recent Crown Point Farmers Market. Stamper represents southwestern Wisconsin cheese makers, and sells exclusively at farmers markets, Olson said.

June 15, 2013 6:16 pm
Early shoppers dig in to Valpo farmers market

Early shoppers dig in to Valpo farmers market

VALPARAISO | The best of homemade and homegrown brought shoppers out to opening day of this season’s Central Park Plaza Market downtown.

June 01, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Markets bloom in June

Markets bloom in June

Chris Macarthy, of Crown Point, carries geraniums and begonias she bought Saturday on opening day of the Crown Point farmers market. Produce, cheese, home-grown products and other vendors are featured at the market that runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through the end of September.

June 01, 2013 5:43 pm
Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Shoppers peruse vendor booths Saturday at the Crown Point farmers market on Main Street near just south of the square. Produce, flowers, cheese, home-grown products, and other vendors are featured at the market, which runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays through the end of September.

June 01, 2013 5:26 pm
Markets bloom in June

Markets bloom in June

Shoppers browse the Crown Point farmers market on Main Street just south of the square on Saturday. The market, featuring produce, flowers, cheese, home-grown products and other vendors runs  from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through the end of September.

June 01, 2013 5:26 pm
Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Good to Go Deli employee Molly Stauffer hands a sample of olive oil to Sharon Mullins, of Valparaiso, on Saturday the Valparaiso Farmers Market.

June 01, 2013 1:38 pm
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