On a summer-like morning this past Saturday, the Pawtuxet Farmer’s Market, located on the road leading into Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, opened for the season. People were already waiting for fresh farm goods when it officially opened at 9:00 a.m.
The Farmer’s Market is in their 17th season of bringing farm-fresh food to the Pawtuxet/Edgewood/Gaspee community. It runs every Saturday until Oct. 27.
Only on June 9, the Farmer’s Market moves to William Hall Library, 1825 Broad St., due to the Gaspee Day Parade. If you drive, avoid Park Avenue and Pawtuxet Village.
Vendors on Saturday included Pak Express: Produce and Eggs, Cranston; Blue Skys Farm: Produce, Herbs and Flowers, Cranston; gC Farms: Produce and Eggs, Coventry; The Local Catch: Fresh and smoked seafood, Point Judith; Weatherlow Farms, Pastured Meats, Westport, Mass.; Baffoni’s Poultry, Fresh free-range Chicken, Johnston; Bolt Coffee, curated coffee by the cup or retail, Providence.
They had Market Tables featuring: Olga’s Cup Saucer, artisan Breads, Providence; Fruit Hill Apiaries, Local honey, North Providence; Virginia & Spanish Peanut Company, nuts and nut butters, Providence; Edgewood Cheese Shop, local and regional cheeses, Cranston; Little Falls Bakery and Cafe, gourmet pizza strips and cookies, Cranston; Crazy Corner Bagels, East Providence, The Local Catch (fresh fish), Weatherlow Farms (pastured meats), Baffoni’s Poultry (fresh chicken), as well as fruits and vegetables from Pak Express, Blue Skys Farm, gC Farms, and Barden Family Orchard. Other comestibles include bread from Olga's Cup Saucer, bagels and pizza from Little Falls Cafe, honey from Fruit Hill Apiaries, nuts and nut butters from the Virginia & Spanish Peanut Company, and Bolt Coffee.
Every other week you will find the following at the Farmer’s Market: The Honey Shop, fire cider, natural cold and allergy treatments, dressings and preserves.
Further information is available at pawtuxetmarket.com.