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The Journal Gazette

Friday, February 08, 2019 9:54 am

Verbatim: YLNI Farmers Market returns

The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana issued the following news release today:

Fort Wayne, Ind. - The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) Farmers Market will return to downtown Fort Wayne each Saturday beginning May 18, 2019 and running through September 28, 2019. The market runs each Saturday during the season from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

YLNI is now accepting applications for interested vendors and non-profit organizations to participate in this summer's market.

For the fifteenth season, YLNI will partner with the History Center to host a unique, urban outdoor shopping experience on the corner of Barr Street and Wayne Street. Over the years the market has expanded to offer attendees a variety of exciting experiences in addition to great local vendors. Nearly 3,500 people attend the market each week.

The YLNI Farmers Market will feature dozens of local vendors who will sell fresh produce, handmade baked goods, crafts, artwork, and much more. Every vendor is local and comes from the Northeast Indiana region.

To enhance the overall experience for market patrons, the YLNI Farmer's Market is excited to once again offer free yoga classes, children's activities, live entertainment, food trucks, and more! The market plans to expand this year to offer even more space for attendees to enjoy. To celebrate fifteen years of the market, there will also be some exciting surprises throughout the market season.

If you're interested in becoming a vendor this summer, please visit to complete an online application. A vendor meeting will also be held on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the History Center, 302 East Berry Street.

For more information, please visit  or email specific questions to