Letter: Move Richland market

July 8, 2013 

Attending the Richland Farmers Market has been and continues to be a wonderful experience. It has a great selection of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables along with reasonable prices.

The vendors of other items such as Ethos Bakery are also a great attractions. However, the Parkway location of the Farmers Market is a problem. The patronage level has increased to a point where it is beyond difficult to maneuver among the various vendors. The parking situation is very congested. The traffic situation is also affected by blocking off of a section of Lee Boulevard. It is time to consider moving the Richland Farmers Market to a better location such as the Uptown Shopping Center. That location has plenty of parking, room for uncongested vendor sites and less of an affect on downtown Richland traffic.

OWEN SPENCER KRAMER, Richland

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