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Friday, 06 February 2009 12:03

Downtown Clearwater Farmer's Market

Downtown Clearwater


A local musician adds life to the atmosphere of Farmer’s Market - Photo by Ian Phoenix
A local musician adds life to the atmosphere of Farmer’s Market - Photo by Ian Phoenix

Farmer’s Market Moves

Clearwater, FL (February 2009) - The Downtown Clearwater Farmer’s Market has moved to Cleveland Street, between Ft. Harrison and Garden Avenue. Instead of being squeezed in a corner of the City Hall parking lot, its former home, the Farmer’s Market now has a block of its own every Wednesday from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

The new location of the market will bring more traffic to Cleveland Street and the downtown area, and in addition to supporting the local businesses that sell their goods each week, it will improve the commerce along this section of Cleveland Street. Tourists and locals will be able to walk through the middle of the street while they enjoy live music and sample fresh honey from Eden’s Nectar Honey or smoked fish spread from Island Fish.

Interested shoppers looked over the goods and fresh produce - Photo by Ian Phoenix
Interested shoppers looked over the goods and fresh produce - Photo by Ian Phoenix

“Bob and Daughter Produce” had a long line of customers reaching all the way to the other side of the street on the first day at their new location. “This is the first day back and it’s been absolutely awesome,” says the owner. And are you receiving more business? “Yes, definitely. People walking by see it where they didn’t see it before.”

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