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1st Gloucester Farmers’ Market to be held May 13

The first Saturday for the new Gloucester Farmers’ Market is set for May 13 at 9 a.m. at Ware Episcopal Church.

The market is organized by the church and its members as way to benefit the community. The Rev. Scott Parnell, rector, said almost 50 vendors are already signed up for the market, with a majority of them being Gloucester residents and businesses.

Parnell said the hope for the new farmers’ market to bring members of the community together while attracting visitors from the surrounding areas. He said it will help the businesses on Main Street especially but will be a positive for Gloucester as a whole.

The market will start at 9 a.m. with scheduled activities later in the day. At 10 a.m. there will be a free yoga class offered to those wanting to participate. At 11 a.m. market goers can head into the church for a hymn sing-along featuring the Ware Episcopal Choir, who will be taking requests. Tours of Ware Episcopal will be offered throughout the day.

Parnell said ...

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