Highland residents are about to get their own farmers' market.
Starting on June 6, and running perhaps as late as October 31, a farmers' market will take over the 1500 block of Boulder Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday. That's the stretch of street right outside Lola and Vita, and right around the corner from Little Man Ice Cream.
"The neighborhood association has been talking about a market for over a year now," says market manager Nicole Jarman. "There is no longer a farmers' market in northwest Denver, and I feel markets truly bring a strong sense of community to a neighborhood. This is also a neighborhood that is incredibly supportive of their local environment - eating local, buying local, supporting local businesses. They are excited to walk down the street, see their neighbors and do their weekly shopping."
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And buying local produce. While the lineup of vendors is not yet set, Jarman says she plans to feature only Colorado products.