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Milton Farmers Market holds soft opening; official opening April 25

Apr 24, 2014
Photos by: Steven Billups

The Milton Farmers market held a soft opening April 18. The market will open officially Friday, April 25, with 26 vendors on the grounds of the market located at the intersection of Union and Magnolia streets from 3 to 6 p.m. This is the fourth year for the farmers market, which has grown every year. Live music, barbecue, fresh vegetables, flowers and many more local items are featured at the market with several new vendors added this year. Shown are the Milton Farmers Market board members (l-r) Tom Kelly, Norman Lester, Lynn Ekelund, Jim Crellin, Bill Kaufmann and Tom Arkinson.

Bill Wright chats with Carole Sonerson of the Milton Garden Club.
Keith Wilhelm of Jubilee Back Forty explains his cooperative farm to Dr. Michela Coffarro.
Kevin Reading, owner of Abbott's Grill of Milford and Abbott's on Broad Creek in Laurel, lays some sauce on the grilled chicken offered every week. Reading also plans to use products from the farmers market every week.
Local officials browsed the farmers market with their families. Shown are (l-r) Sydney Smyk: Rep. Steve Smyk, R-Milton; Anna Lopez, Sen. Ernie Lopez, R-Lewes; and Tom Kelly.
Entertaining the shoppers are local band Slinging Daisys. Shown are (l-r) John Clifton, Adam Clifton, Kent Schoch and Justin Cavagnaro.
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