DENVER, CO – A new farmers market is slated to open May 15th in Denver. The market will include more than 60 vendors, most of which will sell products and groceries, according to the organizers.
Peter Wanberg, the founder ofand Margo Wanberg, co-founder of , are to open the City Park Farmers Market in the former City Park Esplanade Fresh Market on E. Colfax Ave. Open 2551.
The market’s Colorado-based vendors, which include food startups, established brands, and artisans, will sell fruits, vegetables, baked goods, coffee, beverages, sauces, condiments, and ready-to-eat meals. Several vendors will sell products such as botanical soaps, flowers, and zero waste products.
“We work with people who are passionate about growing food, using local and organic ingredients, or somehow involved in the local farming scene,” Wanberg said in a statement.
“We’re excited to welcome some of our favorite long-time producers to Colorado alongside startups that were just launched last year.”
The market will also include a donation-based yoga class at 8 a.m. on Saturday with Big Power Yoga and a schedule of regular live performances by local musicians.
Cafe tables with seating and umbrellas will be scattered along the boardwalk “in hopes of creating a plaza-style European vibe while the grassy surroundings make them both family and dog-friendly,” according to the organizers.
“Creating a complete and memorable experience for our guests is also a supportive element in promoting our suppliers,” said Margo Wanberg.
“We hope people will spend their Saturday mornings with us, taking away both fresh local goods and a closer relationship with the people who made them.”
>> Here is a full list of farmers’ market vendors.