Adapted to the times, the Farmers & Artisans Market opens season in downtown Farmington this weekend

"For all the uncertainty in the world, at least the weather looks to be promising."

So says Walt Gajewski, manager of the Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market. It’s the sort of guarded optimism befitting our times. And all the more so coming from the likes of Gajewski.

Not only has Gajewski felt the weight of just how serious it can be opening a public market in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that feeling is also compounded by his knowing the coronavirus as intimately as he does. Gajewski was stricken by and recovered from the coronavirus earlier this year.

Now fully recovered and emboldened by their mission, Gajewski is ready to get this show on the road. The 27th season of the Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market is set to open at 9 a.m. this Saturday, May 16.
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