Farmers Market gets growing

Vendors, visitors adapt to new social distance rules.

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May 22, 2020 - 2:15 PM

Ashton Heck displays his wares at the Allen County Farmers Market. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

Despite the gloomy rain and a series of newly-instituted social distancing rules, the Allen County Farmers Market was in full swing Thursday.

According to Calvin Parker, the market’s seasonal debut last week “was a little slow,” perhaps because people were skittish about leaving their homes.

This week, vendor Ashton Heck of Heck Farms in Anderson County had brought a number of vegetables to the market, including lettuce, onions, asparagus and radishes.

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