Altoona's River Prairie development keeps growing with addition of farmers market

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

ALTOONA — Some attendees of Monday’s River Prairie farmers market were most excited about buying fresh vegetables. 

Others enjoyed purchasing items from food trucks at the site on Altoona’s northwest side, while still others enjoyed taste-testing differed types of honey. 

For 7-year-old Brooklyn Hayden, a flavored ice drink was the highlight of the farmers market, the first-ever such event at the River Prairie development. 

“I like the way it tastes when you mix the flavors together,” Brooklyn said as she pointed to her multicolored treat. 

Brooklyn and her family were among those attending the inaugural event that featured a handful of vendors, including several food trucks. Brooklyn’s father, Altoona resident Shannon Hayden, said he was impressed by the market. 

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