Barbarian Fine Cuisine's Chris Kauffman was among the numerous cooks working opening day of the Port Townsend market on Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Farmers Market opens

Barbarian Fine Cuisine’s Chris Kauffman was among the numerous cooks working opening day of the Port Townsend Farmers Market on Saturday.

Jefferson County Farmers Markets director Amanda Milholland welcomed a throng of people to opening day. Dozens of vendors and hundreds of shoppers converged on the 600 block of Tyler Street for the event, which returns this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jefferson County Farmers Markets director Amanda Milholland welcomes a throng of people to opening day of the Port Townsend market on Saturday. Dozens of vendors and hundreds of shoppers converge on the 600 block of Tyler Street for the event, which returns this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Farmers Markets director Amanda Milholland welcomes a throng of people to opening day of the Port Townsend market on Saturday. Dozens of vendors and hundreds of shoppers converge on the 600 block of Tyler Street for the event, which returns this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

The Unexpected Brass Band plays its way through the opening-day crowd at the Port Townsend Farmers Market on Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

The Unexpected Brass Band plays its way through the opening-day crowd at the Port Townsend Farmers Market on Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

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