Cape Gazette

Lewes Farmers Market opens with a clang

May 13, 2014
Mayor Jim Ford, Councilman Fred Beaufait, and Deputy Mayor Ted Becker ring the bell to start the 14th season.

The Historic Lewes Farmers Market opened its 14th season May 10 with a parade and an opening bell ringing at the Lewes Historical Society Complex. The market is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through September 27, and continues with a fall market at Shields Elementary school through Nov 22. Go to for details.


Leading the parade at the opening of the market are (l-r) Janice Pinto, Ted Becker, Helaine Harris, Beebe Frazier, Marie Mayor and Sam Shelton. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sadie Garfield watches the farmstand at the opening market. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Isaac Uva keeps the books at the Seaberry Farms stand. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Spring markets offer asparagus and spring onions. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
New vendors this year are Cheryl and Dave Wiley of Herbs and Spice and everything nice of Selbyville. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Magnolia Bread company offered sweet and savory breads. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
New vendor Chesapeake Organic farmer Betsy Thornton offered beets, kale, spinach leeks and more. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Deep Grass Organics brought a bevy of flowers to the opening market. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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