The market moved from
In addition to the new location, the market expanded this year to offer more than just food vendors.
At the first market of the season, Wake County Human Services was on hand to distribute information about healthy eating and services available to residents.
The Center teamed up with
Although not considered a market vendor, the service was the first stop for many visitors.
In addition to the new resources tent, this year's market debuted an entertainment attraction with a live band. As a special event for the first market, the town also organized a food truck rodeo.
Traditional produce vendors will also be joined by craft vendors throughout the season. Craft vendors will offer bows, wreaths and candles.
Future services at the market will include services like sight and hearing tests, meeting with a personal trainer and bike safety checks.
"With this new option, we will be able to provide families with fresh, local produce that can go straight from the farm to a family table," Roland said.
The market runs every Saturday from
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