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Fife connects with its farming roots, debuts city’s first farmers market

Fife channeled its agricultural roots Wednesday with the debut of the city’s first farmers market.

The market will offer locally grown produce to residents who don’t have access to a major grocery store in the city limits, as well as art, activities, live music and other services.

Mayor Rob Cerqui, who is a fourth-generation vegetable farmer, said the long-awaited market will provide residents and the working population with fresh, local food options every week during the Wednesday lunch hour and also increase visibility for local businesses.

“We’ve got a lot of retail businesses people aren’t aware of,” he

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Fife announces city’s first-ever farmers market

The City of Fife will debut its first-ever farmers market June 26, according to a city press release.

The new venture will run every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through Aug. 28 at Fife City Hall and the adjoining Centennial Park at the corner of 54th and 23rd streets, according to the release.

About 20 vendors will sell local farm-fresh produce, prepared and processed foods, handcrafted items and lunch-ready foods. Vendors’ stalls will line Centennial Park and a portion of Fife City Hall’s parking lot, the release says.

Fife Mayor Robert Cerqui, who is also a farmer, led the effort.

“I am excited to

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