Bismarck hosting 9th annual Farmers Market DayBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The state Capitol in Bismarck is hosting is ninth annual Farmers Market Day on Wednesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The state Capitol in Bismarck is hosting is ninth annual Farmers Market Day on Wednesday.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says more than 20 vendors from around North Dakota will take part — the most ever. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the top of the Capitol loop on the south lawn.
A lunch also is planned, with members of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra performing. North Dakota Dairy Princess Susan Hintz will serve free ice cream.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed this week as North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Week. It's also National Farmers Market Week.
The federal Agriculture Department says there are more than 8,100 farmers markets listed in its directory. Dalrymple says North Dakota has more than 50.