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Farmers' Markets Opening For New Seasons

Tents at a farmers' market keep the merchandise dry

The new season for farmers’ markets is beginning in the northeast.

The Farmers’ Market at Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts opened today to begin its 19th year. 

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill visited the market and spoke with manager Belle Rita Novak.

The market is open every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  through October 25th.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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