FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES RETURNING TO CITY HALL FOR THE FALL!

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The popular City Hall Farmers Market returns for the fall season on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, and then continues each Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. through December 14.

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“The farmers market is a great opportunity to pick up farm fresh produce and locally prepared ready-to-eat or packaged to-go foods,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. “There is also music, making it a fun way to enjoy the lunch hour with friends and coworkers.”

More than 30 vendors will feature items such as fresh produce grown by local farmers, cheeses, breads, coffee and a variety of prepared meals. Food trucks will be stationed along the perimeter of City Hall. This week’s entertainment will be offered by D-J Johnny J.

The farmers market is co-produced by Urban Harvest and the Mayor’s Office of Special Events.

Downtown residents and employees are encouraged to walk, take the Greenlink (the free downtown shuttle) or ride a bike via Houston Bike Share to the Farmers Market. Parking is available in the garage at 400 Rusk or at meters on the street.

For more information on the market visit: http://www.greenhoustontx.gov/farmersmarket.html

ABOUT URBAN HARVEST: Urban Harvest promotes healthy communities, sound nutrition and respect for the environment by educating children and adults and facilitating harvest and habitat gardens. Urban Harvest Farmers Markets help educate the public about the benefits of eating local produce in season and provides the local agricultural community with a direct outlet for their products. For more information, visit www.urbanharvest.org

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