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With his bee costume, Brent Larson of Sunburg draws attention to his farmers market stand where he sells honey and apples in this August 2010 file photo. The market is held every Saturday morning at the Westside Liquor parking lot during the growing season. (Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)

Local vendors open Willmar Farmers Market today


As the sun came up today, so did the tents and vendors at the Willmar Farmers Market.

For 15 weeks, from 6:30 a.m. to "whenever the vendors leave," the Westside Liquor parking lot will once again host the Saturday farmers market full of natural and home-cooked delicacies and goods grown or created by vendors from around the area.

A 5:30 a.m. alarm clock had Market Manager Miriam Vandesteeg preparing for the first market of the summer today.

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