Customers peruse and choose farm-fresh produce on opening day of the Kent Farmers Market last Saturday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Customers peruse and choose farm-fresh produce on opening day of the Kent Farmers Market last Saturday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Farmers market opens

  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:09pm
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A springtime tradition, Kent opened its downtown streets to a new farmers market season last Saturday.

Featuring farm-fresh produce, vendors and entertainment, the Kent Farmers Market is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 23 at the Town Square Plaza, Second Avenue North and West Smith Street.

New this season is mobile food vendors, part of a city-supported, temporary pilot program.

The market has been a Kent Lions community service project since 1974.

For more information, visit kentfarmersmarket.com.

Bert Barr blows his trumpet as he entertains passers-by during the opening of the Kent Farmers Market at the Town Square Plaza last Saturday. Bert plays trumpet and percussion and his wife, Rose Marie, plays piano. Together, the Double Barrs perform jazz and swing music from yesteryear. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Bert Barr blows his trumpet as he entertains passers-by during the opening of the Kent Farmers Market at the Town Square Plaza last Saturday. Bert plays trumpet and percussion and his wife, Rose Marie, plays piano. Together, the Double Barrs perform jazz and swing music from yesteryear. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

A food truck draws customers in the Town Square Plaza. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

A food truck draws customers in the Town Square Plaza. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

A food truck draws customers in the Town Square Plaza. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

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