Nonetheless, ten farm booths were present, huddled along the west wall of the CNH parking lot on State Street, selling fresh asparagus, rhubarb, eggs, meat and plants. Along with cookies, painted gourds, goat's milk soap and the world's smallest tomato plants.
Farmers present promised a greater selection soon -- as the growing season progresses and warmer weather returns. The downtown farmers' market is open from 8 a.m. to noon through October. Other farmers' markets include: Elmwood Plaza, Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to noon; West Racine, Wednesdays, 1 to 5 p.m.; West Racine, Fridays, 8 a.m. to noon.
Luanne Gall shows how much her 'world's smallest tomato plants' will grow.
Belinda Copus with a few of her 46 varieties of goats' milk soap. "It's hypo-allergenic, without lye and chemicals and full of vitamins," she says. Smells great, too.
Hub Braun, 86, hand-paints these delightful gourd animals.