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Posted by Milva DiDomizio  May 27, 2013 12:29 PM

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Jonathan Wiggs, Globe Staff

A scene from the 2012 Union Square Farmers Market in Somerville

The growing season is here, and farmers markets are opening. All through the summer, they'll offer fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and jellies, honey, cheeses, eggs, meat, fish, and flowers. You'll have to wait a bit for peak produce offerings, but there's still plenty to choose from at the markets which are already underway, including the Boston Copley Square Farmers Market. Stop by on Tuesday or Friday and check out vendors including Crystal Brook Farm (try their Australian Ginger or Lemon & Lavender goat cheese), Sofra Bakery, and Nella Pasta. The Central Square Farmers Market offers grass-fed meats, free range eggs, and lots more. The vendor list for the Davis Square Farmers Market includes Matt's Amazing Smokehouse, Bug Hill Farm, and Danish Pastry House.

Copley Square Tues and Fri, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Along St. James Ave., Dartmouth St., and Boylston St.

Central Square Mon, noon-6 p.m. Parking Lot #5, Bishop Allen Dr. & Norfolk St., Cambridge.

Davis Square Wed, noon-6 p.m. Day and Herbert Sts., Somerville.

For a comprehensive list of markets all over the state see

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