East Side Farmers' Market opens July 6

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SPRINGFIELD - The Sangamon County Department of Public Health, Downtown Springfield Inc., and HSHS St. John's Hospital are teaming up to sponsor the East Side Farmers' Market from July 6 through September 28.

Officials say the market will be open from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Mondays at 2833 South Grand Avenue in Springfield.  Fresh produce will be sold, and customers will be able to pay with cash, debit and credit cards, LINK, and WIC Coupons.

Additionally, Sangamon County Public Health Department officials say cooking classes will be held on Mondays throughout July and August.  The cooking classes will focus on teaching participants how to clean and prepare the fresh produce you can find at the East Side Farmers' Market.

For more information about the cooking classes, call (217) 814-4308.

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