Milton Farmers Market opens season four April 18

April 11, 2014

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milton  Delaware
United States

The Milton Farmers Market in historic Milton, the first farmers market to open in Sussex County, will start its fourth season Friday, April 18, with new hours, 3 to 6 p.m.

With 30 vendors signed up, visitors are sure to find whatever they need for their table, freezer or pantry. Even though it is early in the growing season, new vendor Stag Run Farm promises fresh asparagus for April 18, plus honey. Later in the season the Stag Farm tent will feature several varieties of its own apples, as well as raspberries and leeks. Check out its full line of produce at

Another supplier new to the market is Jubilee Back Forty Farm. For the April 18 market, owner Keith Wilhelm will bring several heirloom vegetable plants to sell. Later in the season the Milton Farmers Market will carry many Jubilee Back Forty Farms specialty produce items. Stop by and learn about Jubilee’s contributions to Community Supported Agriculture.

Another new vendor, Rehoboth Dairy, will bring fresh and delicious ice cream every single week starting April 18. In addition, the Rehoboth Dairy booth will have milk and dairy products fresh from the farm.

Prepared foods for on-site meals or to take home will be available from Abbott’s Grill, where chicken and pork are always hot on the grill along with many delicious specialty items, and Vintage Pasta, offering fresh pasta, sauces, baked goods and a variety of prepared foods.

The Milton Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. every Friday starting April 18. Fresh meats, seafood, baked goods and produce are available every week along with homemade jams, honey, locally made hand creams and lotions, goats' milk soap, garden plants, cut flowers, and more. Also, there is always live music at the market. This week, the sounds of Kent Schoch will entertain.

The MFM takes place on the corner of Union and Magnolia streets, with ample free parking in the lot on Magnolia. On the fourth Friday of every month, the Fourth Friday market features food demonstrations, wine tastings, and special events.

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