The Laconia Farmers’ Market opens June 20 from 8 a.m. to noon in downtown Laconia, New Hampshire on Beacon Street East at the Laconia City Hall Parking Lot.  The market is in its 42nd year, and is the longest running market in New Hampshire, and one of the most creative.

The market features a rotating line up of 12 to 15 vendors, offering the state’s finest farm-fresh, local and organically produced food and artisan crafts, including tomatoes, herbs, greens, garlic, squash, , beans, strawberries, meats, eggs, dairy, cheese, breads, pastries, granola, maple syrup, jams, jellies, freshly roasted coffee, hand-spun yarns, body care products, natural candles, and more.

The market offers EBT/SNAP benefits and will match all EBT purchases, with up to $10 free to spend on produce.

Laconia Farmers’ Market Director, Michelle Descoteaux, encourages customers to sign up for FarmFan, a new app that alerts customers to product availability, weather alerts, and exciting rewards and prizes. “To become a FarmFan, visit www.laconiafarmersmarket.com and sign up the free app. Using FarmFan helps us to better connect with customers and reward them for repeat business. Customers who join the free FarmFan program will get “What’s Fresh” alerts by text message right before the market opens, to let them know what’s available at the market, including special offers from vendors. We love our market customers and wanted a better way to keep in touch with them about the wonderful products that our vendors sell. We are excited to reward our frequent shoppers and call them FarmFans!” she said.