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Youngstown Farmers Market Launches at B&O

Friday, June 15, 2018

More than 500 attended the initial Youngstown Farmers Market at the B&O Station on Mahoning Ave. on Wednesday, June 13. 

The market featured fresh produce from local farmers, including strawberries, apples, zucchini, tomatoes, lettuce, herbs, and plants.  Vendors sold out of produce and several reported their highest sales ever at a farmers market in Youngstown.  As a partnership between Mercy Health and YNDC, the market serves patients in the Mercy Health Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, as well as customers with SNAP/EBT who are able to double their purchase of fresh produce with the Produce Perks program, up to $30 per day.  The next market will be Wednesday, July 11.