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Public Market Arrives in West Utica

Jun. 6, 2016

Public Market Arrives in West Utica

The long-awaited West Utica Public Market (WUPM) will be opening for the season on Tuesday June 7th. The market, which will take place on Tuesdays from 3:30-6:30 PM, behind the Boilermaker offices on Court Street and will feature a variety of products from local farmers.

"West Utica has been classified as a food desert" said Rebecca Spataro-Kearns, WUPM manager. "This is a great opportunity to offer access to fresh, affordable, produce to a neighborhood in need."

EBT/ SNAP cards will be honored.

Weekly acoustic entertainment will be offered, as well as free education sessions dealing with nutrition, wellness and financial fitness.

GPO Credit Union is the Presenting Sponsor of WUPM. "We are delighted to be a part of this important initiative," said Gary Roback, executive vice president of member services. "GPO is all about making a positive change within our community."