Farmers Market Reopens after Irma

Posted at 10:25 PM, Oct 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 11:58:42-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- Lakes Regional Park has reopened its Farmers Market weeks after Hurricane Irma.

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The market experience some damage because of the hurricane but reopened its doors to the public on Saturday.

Workers and volunteers worked together to clean debris, fallen trees and other trash to restore the market for opening day. 

The outdoor market is known for selling local produce, fresh seafood, flowers, organics and more. 

"Business is good, people are back in town. The northerners are coming down," says Isaac Gallegos a local market vendor.

"It's really good. Everybody is working again and business is good," says Gallegos. 

The market is free to the public and is opened every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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