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Saturday, June 6, 2009

Great Crowd, Fresh Food, Rousing Music at North City Farmers’ Market

The post from earlier today offered a few of the scenes from the first hour of opening day at the North City Farmers’ Market.  Now, we offer a more extensive collection of photos from the overwhelmingly successful kick-off for the market’s third season.

Introductory Spanish and French lessons were part of the children's activities.

Introductory Spanish and French lessons were part of the children's activities.

Sarah's face-painting was also well-received by the children.

Sarah's face-painting was also drew a long line of children.

Great music from the Dock Ellis Band

Great music from the Dock Ellis Band (above) and LeAndra Raynes (below), made possible by a collaboration with KDHX Community Media and funding support from the Whitaker Founcation.

LeAndra Raynes also provided musical entertainment.

Ray Ray of City Seeds has returned for another season of selling greens.

Ray Ray of City Seeds has returned for another season of selling greens.

Margaret Donnelly, Director of the Missouri Dept. of Health & Senior Services, stopped by to share some words of support for the role a healthy diet plays in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Margaret Donnelly, Director of the Missouri Dept. of Health & Senior Services, stopped by to share some words of support for the role a healthy diet plays in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

By early afternoon the crowds has dispersed and the tables and tents were put away, but as the banner says, the market will return every Saturday morning until the end of October.

By early afternoon the crowds had dispersed, and the tables and tents were put away, but as the banner says, the market will return every Saturday morning until the end of October.

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