Weekly Pittston City Farmers Market features fruits, veggies and fun


PITTSTON — The monthly Pittston City Farmers Market got off to a fast start Tuesday, July 5 in downtown Pittston. The market is located in the Robert Convoy Lower Tomato Festival Lot and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday.

Locals flocked to the lot for fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, chili sauce, bakery items, jam, cider, local wine, spices, soap, and homemade items. There are several news vendors this year, including Purple Squirrel Pastry Company, Dancing Hen Farm (fresh eggs) and Damien’s Devilish Sauces. Each week, there are about 20 vendors that set up in the lot.

Children’s Day is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mary Baker will provide musical entertainment for children to try; Jubilee Balloons will offer free balloon sculptures from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library will offer children a free book; and CEO will provide free face painting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Story Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9. The market runs through November. There is free parking in the Upper Tomato Festival Lot.

Laura Kosco, of Golomb’s Farm, organizes during the Pittston City Farmers Market.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FM1.jpgLaura Kosco, of Golomb’s Farm, organizes during the Pittston City Farmers Market. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Youngster Sarah Piasecki, Duryea, was getting in on the action at the Pittston City Farmers Market. She was with Marie Piasecki, of Duryea.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FM2.jpgYoungster Sarah Piasecki, Duryea, was getting in on the action at the Pittston City Farmers Market. She was with Marie Piasecki, of Duryea. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Liz Masi, Bear Creek, was checking out some jewelry at the Gypsies R Us stand.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FM3.jpgLiz Masi, Bear Creek, was checking out some jewelry at the Gypsies R Us stand. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Shoppers were taking a look at Golomb’s Farms’ produce and flowers at the Pittston City Farmers Market.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FM4.jpgShoppers were taking a look at Golomb’s Farms’ produce and flowers at the Pittston City Farmers Market. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Aaron Glaser, left of Wyoming, and grandmother Linda Kleinberger, Exeter, stopped to check out the selection at the Brace’s Orchard stand.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FM5.jpgAaron Glaser, left of Wyoming, and grandmother Linda Kleinberger, Exeter, stopped to check out the selection at the Brace’s Orchard stand. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

You can even sample some wine from Grovedale Winery & Vinyards.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FM6.jpgYou can even sample some wine from Grovedale Winery & Vinyards. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

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