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Farmers market season sprouts

Morrison to open Saturday behind Heritage Museum

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Netty Varo, 34, of Paw Paw, labels plants for sale Saturday at the Dixon Farmers Market. Varo is with the group The Lords Acres, which will be selling plants at the market through the beginning of June, and then will be back in August with produce.
(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mrkabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
The Dixon Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Saturday through October or early November, depending on the weather, in Haymarket Square in downtown Dixon.

Locally grown, fresh produce and other locally sourced food can mean only one thing: It’s farmers market season in the Sauk Valley.

The Morrison Farmers Market opens Saturday.

It runs from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays through Oct. 5, at 202 E. Lincolnway, behind the Heritage Museum.

Go to morrisonfarmersmarket.com or call 815-772-3757 for more information.

The Dixon Farmers Market already is up and running for the season.

It is open from 7 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 30, in Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St.

Call the Dixon Park District at 815-284-3306 for more information.

The Twin City Market is open all year round. It runs from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays in the historic Twin City Produce Building, 106 Ave. A.

Find the market on Facebook, go to twincityfarmersmarket.com or call 815-499-7268 for upcoming events and more information.

Information about the Rock Falls Farmers Market was not available Sunday.

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