Hebron Farmers and Crafters Market starts second season

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HEBRON — There’s still five dates left to support local farmers and small businesses, by visiting the second annual Hebron Farmers and Crafters Market, which features shopping, food, and live entertainment on select Saturdays at Hebron Elementary School.

The markets are held twice a month on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The remaining dates are July 13, Aug. 3 and 17 and Sept. 14 and 28.  

The market features about 25 local vendors showcasing their fresh produce, flowers, and an array of products, including homemade clothes, jewelry, candles, soaps, and more.

The market is organized by Richard Marzi, a volunteer coordinator with Parks and Recreation, and Parks and Recreation Manager Richard Gadoury.

“It’s all our own local crafters and all our own local farmers,” said Gadoury. “We were able to keep it to the Hebron, Andover, Marlborough individuals who are selling their products.”

According to Marzi, he took the initiative to organize the market after local farmers could no longer sustain the event, folding its tent in 2016.

“When I approached Parks and Rec about the idea, they were open arms,” said Marzi. “They’ve become a great partner.”

“We really wanted to involve the community — that’s what our focus was,” said Gadoury. “That was one of the biggest things that drew us to organizing the farmers market.”

According to Gadoury, Hebron Elementary School is the ideal location for a farmers market.

“You can bring your kids, the kids can play on the playscape and the parents can go shopping,” said Gadoury. “It’s a family atmosphere, especially with all the vendors that we have that reach out to all ages.”

It’s not too late to sign up to be a vendor. Individuals interested in becoming a vendor have the option to register for one day, three days, or the remainder of the season.

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