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Mahlon Peterson, of Naugatuck, looks through vegetables from Marcucio Farms Sunday during the Naugatuck Farmers’ Market on the Green. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI
Mahlon Peterson, of Naugatuck, looks through vegetables from Marcucio Farms Sunday during the Naugatuck Farmers’ Market on the Green. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Farmers’ markets are open for the season in Naugatuck and Beacon Falls.

The Naugatuck Farmers’ Market is open Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Green on Division Street.

Three vendors have signed up for the market in Naugatuck, Naugatuck Mayoral Aide Ed Carter said. He added that the market will also include, at times, representatives from social service agencies and local organizations.

Interested vendors and the public can call Carter at (203) 720-7208 for more information.
The market in Beacon Falls is open Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m. next to the firehouse, 35 North Main St.

Maggie Urban, right, of Woodbury, looks over produce while talking with Louise Marcucio from Marcucio Gardens July 10 during the Beacon Falls Farmers’ Market. –LUKE MARSHALL
Maggie Urban, right, of Woodbury, looks over produce while talking with Louise Marcucio from Marcucio Gardens July 10 during the Beacon Falls Farmers’ Market. –LUKE MARSHALL

Jeremy Rodorigo, a member of the Beacon Falls Economic Development Commission, said the market typically features four to five vendors with a variety of fruits, vegetables, baked goods and crafts. There is no cost to vendors interested in participating, he said.

“The farmers’ market is now in its third year in Beacon Falls,” Rodorigo said. “It continues to be very popular among our residents who look foreword to its return every summer.”

For more information on the market in Beacon Falls, call Rodorigo at (203) 410-7019.