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Aspirus to sponsor county farmers markets

IRON RIVER—Aspirus Iron River Hospital & Clinics has announced a continued partnership with the Iron County Farmers Market for a second year.
     Aspirus will sponsor all farmers markets in Iron County, which includes markets in Crystal Falls and in Iron River, and new this year - a market in Amasa. Markets start in July and will go until early September.
    “As an advocate for health and wellness, Aspirus recognizes the importance of eating healthy, locally-grown food, as well as supporting Iron County farmers,” said Abby Miller.
     • Markets in Iron River will be Wednesdays starting July 3 from 1-5 p.m. at the Klint Safford RV Park on Genesee Street.
    • Markets in Crystal Falls will be the first, second and third Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Garden on U.S. 2.
    • Markets in Amasa will be the fourth Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tall Pines Grocery.
     During some of the markets, Aspirus will be participating with health screenings and healthy activities for the community.
     The Iron County Farmers Market always welcomes additional vendors. Those interested in having a booth are asked to call Ginny LaFountain at 906-367-4251.