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Last day of Farmers' Market
Farmers' Market wrapped up for the season Saturday, Oct. 5. (Dariya Baiguzhiyeva/Niagara Now)

Farmers’ Market concluded its season last Saturday, and some Niagara-on-the-Lake residents say they couldn't get enough of it.

NOTL resident Ed Galutan said he came to the market every Saturday to buy vegetables, especially microgreens. He said he doesn’t usually do grocery shopping at big food stores, such as Walmart, but prefers shopping at local markets.

“Some of them (vegetables) are organic and I try to stay healthy,” he said. “And people here are so friendly.”

For the last day of the 13th season, vendors were selling a variety of seasons products like squash, sweet potatoes and Thanksgiving herb butter. With every purchase, customers could also enter into a draw to win a gift basket with items donated by local vendors.

Cory Cruise provided live entertainment. 

Another local resident Maria Andreatta praised NOTL's farmers' market that offers great music and has “good local workers."

But, “for what they’re selling, it’s not enough publicity," she said. "People should enclose this and keep it all-year-round like in St. Jacobs." 

Milton resident Arnold Anderson said he and his wife Susan came to NOTL’s farmer’s market every weekend to buy some fresh vegetables, fruit, treats and jams. Now, that the market has wrapped up for the season, Anderson said they will try to find another market to buy produce.

“It’s fresh and most of the time it’s produced locally. We support local market,” he said, explaining why he likes shopping at local markets. “And people are very friendly.”