MARQUETTE?- The Marquette Downtown Development Authority has hired Briana Larson as manager of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. With a diversified background in the food service industry and experience in farming, Larson brings broad knowledge and understanding of local food systems paired with a valuable focus on hospitality and community.
"I am proud to be part of a community that supports this diverse and vibrant market. It has been really great to see so many farmers and artisans grow their businesses over the years, and I can't wait to see what our vendors are bringing to market this year. I hope it's a great season for everyone and am definitely looking forward to getting started," Larson said.
The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will be open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St. beginning May 25 and running through October 26. For more information, visit www.mqtfarmersmarket.com or call the DDA office at 228-9475.