Downtown Farmers Market Opens Season In Reading

AnnaMae Adams pushed a blue, folding shopping cart up to the produce stand as Friday’s winds ruffled her short gray-and-white hair.

She looked over the potatoes, strawberries and tomatoes with a big smile on her face. Friday was the opening day for Penn Street Market, an outdoor farmers market in downtown Reading, and Adams was just getting started.

On each Friday that the market is open, said Adams, 82, she will be hitting every stand she can.

“Are there any rhubarbs?” she asked the stand’s vendor, Ray Zimmerman.

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