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Alexandria Farmers Market opens

(Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)

Bob and Patti Dahlheimer talk with Ron Branch from Berry Ridge Farm at the season opening of the Alexandria Farmers Market Saturday, May 11. The market, located at Big Ole Central Park, is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Beginning in late June, the farmers market will also be open Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m.

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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