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Vendors and the market manager for the Hollister Downtown Certified Farmers’ Market have noticed foot traffic tends to decline each year at the end of summer. This year, however, the event organizer acknowledged a general decrease in overall traffic as well.
San Benito County senior citizens have a chance to get $20 vouchers that will let them buy fresh vegetables, fruit, herbs and honey.
San Benito County residents looking for the sweet taste of summer in the form of tangy cherries, sweet strawberries and local honey need look no further than their own downtown.
Despite a city code that forbids dogs at the Downtown Hollister Certified Farmers’ Market, event organizers for years have had issues with patrons bringing their pooches to the weekly gatherings from May through September.
In light of concerns over escalating costs for prospective farmers market booths, county supervisors Tuesday directed staff officials to revisit the health permit fees at the event for next year.
The recent revelation that the county has gradually spiked health inspection fees for booths at the farmers market is a stark reminder of hypocrisy in local government. While legally abiding businesses have played by the rules and forked over more of their money year after year – supposedly to offset inspection costs and keep the public safe – authorities have ignored enforcement of illegal street vendors.
The Seniors council will again visit local farmers markets in order to provide nutritional information and to distribute vouchers for food purchases, with a visit to the Hollister market on Tuesday.
The Downtown Hollister Farmers Market will open for the season on May 2, from 3 to 7 p.m., on Fifth Street. The market will be open Wednesdays through Sept. 26. Residents can again expect to find many vendors selling locally grown produce as well as a mix of other items.
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