Orono Farmers’ Market Opens For Season 

Folks looking to get their first taste of summer turned out in Orono Saturday for opening day of the Farmers’ Market.Now in its 15-th year, the market offers everything from locally produced cheeses to homemade bread and prepared foods.The Orono market is one of the biggest in Maine, with more than 25 vendors on hand.Joe McBrine of Vine and Branch Farm was there this weekend…he says now, more than ever, Mainers are looking to support local farmers and to get the freshest, healthiest foods for their money.<"we have met some tremendous customers, especially in this area, who recognize the value of locally grown, all naturally produced both meat and produce.">The market is located in the parking lot of the Orono steam plant.It’s open on Saturdays from 8 to 1.Starting in late June, it’ll also be open on Tuesdays from 2 to 5:30 p.m.