Get free produce at July 10 pop-up market

GREENVILLE — Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis County, and Highland Area Gleaners will hold a free produce pop-up market at Bartley’s Center Cover Events, 241 Pritham Avenue, on Wednesday, July 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or until supplies run out.

The market is open to anyone who would like fresh fruits and vegetables, including individuals who are experiencing food insecurity.

“There’s a high demand for fresh, healthy food in our community. People who are on the go will find this to be a quick, convenient way to add some fresh produce to the dinner table,” says Kate Fergola, healthy eating active living coordinator at Mayo Hospital.

Attendees are asked to bring reusable bags to put their produce in, if available.

Food for the pop-up produce market is provided by the Piscataquis Regional Food Center.

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