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By Mark Hebert

First of seven farmer's markets held in Malta


Mark Hebert

Alesha Ereaux, proprietor of A. E. Catering and one of the people to get Malta's Farmer's Market up and running, plates a pizza fresh from a wood fired oven at last Tuesday's market at Trafton Park.

The first of six farmers markets this summer in Malta was held last Tuesday and though Little League Baseball helped swell the parking lots at Trafton Park, the turnout for the first event - both shoppers and vendors - exceeded event organizer's expectations.

"This is great, the turnout seems better than I expected," Ann Sautter, Executive Director of the Malta Chamber of Commerce said at the outset of the event. The market got underway at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and ran until 8 p.m. It included several local jewelry makers, a produce booth, coffee and pizza out of a wood-fired oven courtesy of...

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