Green Bay’s first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — This weekend Green Bay’s Saturday Farmers Market officially kicked off for the season.

Valerie Juárez

“So right here we got a bunch of Thai chili peppers, a bunch of rhubarb and we are selling little plants of bell peppers and banana peppers,” said one vendor at the farmers market.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

Over 75 local vendors lined up the streets of downtown.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

The weather on Saturday turned out to be nice for families to stroll around.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

People were able to pick up fresh produce, baked goods, meats, cheese, flowers, plants, and handcrafted goods.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

For one vendor at the market, he said he’s glad to be part of this, as his business and livelihood depends on it.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

“We started with a little tent. The real typical American dream. We start very hard beginnings. Two years saving money I bought my first trailer,” said Samuel Juan. “Different than all the other Mexican restaurants here, we are from Cancun area, the land of the Maya Indian civilization so we have a variety of excellent gastronomy from the Southern point in Mexico.”

Samuel Juan, the owner of Gourmet Corn sells Yucatan Mexican cuisine. His most popular is his Mexican street corn.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

The farmers market goes until October 29 and it runs from 7 am to noon every Saturday.

Downtown Green Bay's first Saturday Farmers Market of the year kicks off

Valerie Juárez

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