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Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market Opens in Wheat Ridge

Winter is almost here, but it's still summer at Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market, which is now open in Wheat Ridge.

The Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market at 7043 West 38th Avenue is a new, indoor farmers' market dedicated to giving consumers an opportunity to support local farms, gardens, artisans and entrepreneurs, and to purchase fresh food at a fair price year-round. Products available this weekend include free range chicken and duck eggs, winter squash, carrots, greens, grass-fed beef, pork, jams and jellies, fresh breads and pies, milk, goat cheese, handmade soap and art by local artists.

The founders of the market are Dick and Margaret Barkey, who also own and operate Colorado Wise Acres Farm near Fort Lupton — but their vision for the Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market extends beyond simply a farmers market. They're also hoping to create a gathering place for the community. The weekly Saturday market, which debuted last weekend, features freshly made gourmet organic coffee is available, handcrafted products by small, local producers, and live music performances.

The market hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday (with shopping until 3 p.m.) and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday; the store is open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Find more information on the Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market Facebook page.
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