Modesto’s Farmers Market Provides Breath of Fresh Air for Community

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Stanislaus County residents can support local vendors while taking a break from quarantine at the Modesto Certified Farmers Market. The market is open on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. and will be open through January. 

The quarantined lifestyle has taken a toll on many people, but as Stanislaus County struggles to get back to business as usual, people are looking for safe alternatives to safely engage in the community. The Farmers Market is an outdoor market with plenty of space for social distancing and vendors are required to follow all health guidelines. What the Farmers Market also provides is an opportunity to get out of the house and get some fresh air while shopping for local organic food. 

Modesto native Sabrina Rodriguez said, “It’s a good way to start a Saturday morning, hanging out with your friends in your community, especially if you’re looking for some real nutrition.” Rodriguez and her friend Khali Ybarra are both Modesto resident who regularly attend the Farmers Market to get out and socialize. Rodriguez loves the coffee with honey and cinnamon that is sold by one of the vendors and Ybarra enjoys the fresh flowers and oils offered at different booths.

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