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Farmers at market still recovering from late season start

7:57 PM, Aug. 25, 2013
Customers shop at the Stevens Point Farmers Market Saturday. The market has been busy at the end of summer, but some farmers say they are making up for a slow start to the growing season.
Customers shop at the Stevens Point Farmers Market Saturday. The market has been busy at the end of summer, but some farmers say they are making up for a slow start to the growing season.
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Farmers at the Stevens Point Farmers Market say the market once again is bustling, but they're still making up for a late start to the season.

The market typically opens in May every year, but with snow as late as April, and frost much later than that, farmer stalls at the market were sparse until late June, when the Saturday market began to look like its usual bustling self.

"I think farmers are going to take a hit financially this year," Stevens Point Farmers Market facilitator Dan Mielke said. "I think if we can get enough customers coming to the market, we can make up for that." ...

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