SCRANTON — It’s been a summer of extremes for farmers who set up Wednesday for the first day of the Co-op Farmer’s Market of Scranton.
The growing season began with cold and rain and now, extreme heat as they start to sell.
The stands are off the main stretch through the providence section of Scranton, and after sitting stagnant since November they come back in mid-July bright, busy, and bursting with sensory overload.
“I love the smells and the sights, I love seeing everyone again, I love seeing the farmers again. I just really like it. I plan my July for ‘when’s the first day of the farmer’s market?”’ said Lisa Peterson of Peckville.
The Co-op Farmer’s Market began its 74th summer with the crowds and the hot weather many have come to expect. It runs each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from noon to 7 p. m. until Thanksgiving.