Helena, Mont. – Visitors to the State Capitol, state employees and local food lovers will again have the opportunity to pick up fresh, local produce, Made in Montana products, and other goods during the week. The Capitol Square Farmers Market, sponsored by St. Peter’s Health and Allegiance Benefit Plan Management, will launch its second season on Tuesday June 5th from 2:30-6:30 pm. The Capitol Square Farmer’s Market is put on in partnership with the Montana Departments of Agriculture and Administration.
“We’re excited to be able to support the Capitol Square Farmer’s Market as it kicks off its second season,” said Ben Thomas, Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture. “Not only is the market a great option for folks looking for fresh, local foods, but it also provides our local farmers with another opportunity to get their products to market.”
“The capitol complex is an incredibly popular spot in the summer months and we really enjoy the opportunity to promote it to tourists, state employees, and the general public,” said John Lewis, Director of the Montana Department of Administration. “The Capitol Square Farmer’s Market is another great reason to visit the Capitol, and also a great opportunity to support local farmers and other businesses.”
The Capitol Square Market will run every Tuesday (except holidays) from 2:30-6:30 pm. Those interested in being a vendor should contact Julia Gustafson, Capitol Square Market Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Montana Department of Agriculture’s mission is to protect producers and consumers, and to enhance and develop agriculture and allied industries.