Farmers Market to begin season at Solviken Property

“The first market is on Saturday, June 27, and is going to be at the Solviken property — the slice of land next The Beachead,” said Farmers Market Coordinator Meg Vitacco.
Vitacco spoke with The Block Island Times this week, addressing updates to the upcoming Block Island Farmers Market season, including locations for the markets.
Vitacco said the Solviken property will be used for the first four markets, adding “We don’t know how many [market dates will be at Solviken] because it’s contingent on the West Side Road project… we hope to move back to Legion Park in mid July,” depending on when the Westside Road sidewalk construction is complete. 
In the past, the Farmers Markets were held at The Spring House on Wednesdays, and at Legion Park on Saturdays from June to October, with the capacity level of vendors originally standing at 50 for Legion Park, and 30 for The Spring House. The first few markets at the Solviken property will be food and produce vendors only.
“We hope to have about 25 vendors once we move to Legion Park. We will start at Solviken with 15,” said Vitacco.
The Solviken property includes two lots totaling

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