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Pitt County Farmers Market Extends Summer Hours

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The Leroy James Farmers Market in Pitt County is extending its hours for the peak summer season. Starting next Tuesday, the market on County Home Road will be open on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in addition to its regular Saturday hours from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Since reopening on March 16th, the market has enjoyed increasing popularity, with visitor numbers averaging between 450 to 875 shoppers. The new mid-week shopping day is intended to accommodate the high demand during the peak growing season.