Ronaldo Velasquez serves up pickles. (Credit: Rachel Siford)
The first indoor farmers market in Greenport drew big crowds for its opening day Saturday. Patrons didn’t need to brave the brisk temperatures as they headed inside the new farmers market building at 414 First Street, occasionally referred to locally as “the ice house.” (more…)
The not-for-profit market, which was founded in 2011, will open in its new First Street location next month, allowing it to continue throughout the winter for the first time.
“A lot of farmers have winter produce and goods that they would like to sell,” said Greenport Farmers Market president Dorothy Catapano, who also owns Catapano Farms in Southold. “It is a great opportunity for the village, our local farmers and community artisans, because it gives us a place to sell our stuff and it gives people another reason to come to Greenport.” (more…)