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May 14, 2009


First Farmerís Market Comes to Olde Towne Portsmouth!

Portsmouth, VA Ė (May 14, 2009) The City of Portsmouth announces the first Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmerís Market on first Saturdays beginning June 6th. Presented by PortsEvents, the Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmerís Market will be located in the first block of Middle Street, between High and Queen Streets, adjacent to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Museum.

For 2009, the market will operate on first Saturdays through November 7th from 9:30 a.m.until1:30 p.m. The Farmerís Market will coincide with the First Saturday Olde Towne Business Association Flea Market that is held in the Middle Street Parking Garage each month.

Farmerís Market items for sale will include fresh seasonal produce, flowers, plants, canned goods, baked goods, jams, breads, honey, and more!

PortsEvents is currently seeking vendors to participate in the Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmerís Market. There is no vendor fee or vendor cost to participate. For more information on the Farmerís Market or to become a vendor, contact Andrea Graham by email at or by telephone at (757) 537-9482 or (757) 397-2616.