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The Journal Gazette

Friday, August 09, 2019 8:40 am

Verbatim: YLNI Farmers Market expands

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

Fort Wayne, Ind. - Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) is excited to announce that the YLNI Farmers Market has expanded its Saturday market to include portions of Berry Street.

Located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne at the northeast corner of Barr and Wayne Streets, the YLNI Farmers Market, operated by Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana, presents a vibrant, open-air outdoor market experience. Due to increased demand and the popularity of the organization's ongoing Saturday markets, the market is expanding the market space to include portions of Berry Street - closing Berry Street from Barr to Lafayette Streets during Saturday market hours from 9 am to 1 pm.

This larger presence will allow the market to have a larger dedicated space for local food trucks on Berry Street and more space for dedicated for outdoor beer, wine and spirit consumption.

“We have been blown away by the unexpected growth of the market this season. We are honored to call this market ours,” Ashley Wagner, YLNI Market Manager said. “Special thanks to Kyle Winling and Marty Bender for making the growth of the market possible.”