Peek into Virden's farmers market

There’s always a surprise at Virden Famers’ Market.

For example, did you know that you could find flower jelly at Max Colwell's table? There are obelisks, benches and bird houses. And an opportunity to wind Farmers’ Market bucks in a draw.

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You probably think of locally grown produce of all kinds - fruit, preserves, veggies, maybe organic or free-run meat or eggs, and baking … right?

It feels like time slows down under the roof of the market barn, where a lot of visiting goes on as well.

This year, Friday mornings have been Manitoba, summer-perfect for vendors and the traffic through the market in this relaxed atmosphere where unexpected meetings draw people into conversation.

But summer is short so don’t forget to go, Friday morning in Virden.

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