The Haymarket Farmers' Market opens for the season at 8 a.m. today, May 4, and will continue to provide farm-fresh produce, flowers, baked goods and handmade arts and crafts from over 100 vendors from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 12.
The market will expand again this year, staging vendors along Canopy Street from P Street north to Q Street.
Many Haymarket restaurants and retail stores open early on Farmers' Market Saturdays, offering food, antiques, clothing and specialty gifts.
The market's Performance Showcase features talent from Lincoln and other Nebraska communities performing folk, jazz, blues, classical and dance music.
Educational demonstrations inform customers about various programs like nutrition and aging.
Returning market managers Linda Hubka, vendors relations manager, and Jeff Cunningham, business manager, can provide additional details. You can reach them at 402-435-7496.