A day at the market


The farmers market drew 12 vendors that offered a cornucopia of items, including locally grown produce, original art, handmade jewelry, crocheted baby items and Avon products. Right, Donna Perry, behind the table, discusses her handmade jewelry with Ella Henderson. With Perry are Aaliyah Westbrook, left, and Keonna Perry.

AIDA MALLARD/Special to the Guardian
Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 2:26 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 2:26 p.m.

The inaugural Pleasant Street Farmers & Cultural Arts Market was held last Saturday on the corner of NW 5th Avenue and 10th Street. A steady stream of residents attended the market, with 64 signing up for the mailing list. Terri Bailey, founder of the POWER Group, which sponsors the farmers market, said the purpose of the group is to revitalize the Pleasant Street/NW 5th Avenue neighborhood. Beginning the first Saturday in May, market hours will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each month.

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