Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market to open May 6

The Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market will open on May 6.
The Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market will open on May 6.

After a bitter cold winter and a dreary early spring, May has finally arrived. In many parts of the country, including Rehoboth Beach, this is the time of year for gardening and visiting your local farmers market. Visitors and residents of Sussex County who are looking for fresh and locally-grown produce can rejoice because the Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market (RBFM) is set to begin its eighth season on May 6, reports the Cape Gazette, a Delaware news outlet. 

Although it is relatively new, RBFM was voted as one of the top 10 farmers markets in the nation for its size by the Farmland Trust. It's also ranked by Delaware residents as the second best in the state. It will be open from noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, through to October. In addition to selling fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, some of the market's 34 vendors will offer prepared food. 

Opening day will be particularly exciting, as Henry Dewitt, a bagpipe musician, and Vicki Dee, a local singer, will be performing throughout the day. At 1 p.m. the Rehoboth Inspired Chefs Initiative will perform a live cooking demonstration. The group is dedicated to preparing healthy food using locally-sourced ingredients. 

Throughout the season there will also be a series of cooking classes conducted by year-round Rehoboth Beach resident Mark Berchkal. He will help students purchase ingredients from the market and then work with them to prepare the food in his home. 

The award-winning RBFM is just one of the many reasons why Rehoboth Beach is a great place to live. If you are considering relocating to this region, contact Sussex County real estate agents to learn more about the homes for sale in Rehoboth


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