Winter farmers markets open in RI

Rhode Islanders now have seven winter farmers markets available throughout the state for a huge variety of locally grown and produced products.

The state Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture is helping to sponsor the indoor farmers markets through the "Get Fresh. Buy Local."

The South Kingstown Indoor Winter Farmers Market in the Peace Dale Mill Complex at 1425 Kingstown Road (Route 108) in Peace Dale is open on Saturdays through April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Coastal Growers' Winter Market in North Kingstown at Lafayette Mill on Route 102,{}is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 17.

The Mount Hope Winter Farmers Market at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Farm Fresh RI Wintertime Farmers Market at Hope Artiste Village at 1005 Main St. in Pawtucket is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 17.

The new Hope Valley Indoor Winter Farmers' Market, located above the police station in the Richmond Community Center at 1168 Main St. in Wyoming, is open Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., through April 19.

In Cranston, the Pawtuxet Village Winter Farmers Market will be open on Thursdays, beginning December 5, at the Edgewood Congregational Church located at 1788 Broad Street. The market will run every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. until April 17.

The Aquidneck Growers' Market located in the parish hall of St. Mary's Church in Portsmouth is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through early May.{}{}