Market on Main officially opens


(Ottumwa)— Members from the Ottumwa Ambassadors, City officials and others were on hand in downtown Ottumwa this afternoon for ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new Market onMain.

The project was developed through a partnership with the City of Ottumwa, Indian Hills Community College, Iowa State University Extension, and Main Street Ottumwa.

Market on Main in Ottumwa is only the second such facility inIowa.  The Market on Main will provide a year around outlet for fresh produce, encourage a flourishing economy and increase a healthy lifestyle.

In addition the facility will be a multi-faceted entity equipped with a year round vendor market, a small scale grocery storea along with commercial and educational kitchens.

During the summer months an outdoor farmers market will be located in the Green Street parking lot.

To begin with Market on Main will be open Wednesdaythrough Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.