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With the temperatures beginning to rise and nature blooming, Tuscaloosa residents are looking for anything get out of the house and stretch their legs. And with today's announcement, residents of T-town can look forward to local food.

It was announced today that starting next month, Tuscaloosa's Pop Up Farmer Market is set to return, bringing with it over 70 different vendors with different wares. Whether it be produce, food, or other items, the pop up market promises to bring a variety each day it is open.

The Market will also be located at different areas throughout the week from 3 to 6 PM. According to Tuscaloosa.com, the schedule is as follows:

Monday: McDonald Hughes Community Center, 3101 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tuesday: Harmon Park, 2901 Greensboro Ave
Wednesday: Annette N. Shelby Park, 1614 15th St
Thursday: McAbee Activity Center, 3901 Loop Road
Friday: The Gateway Innovation and Discovery Center, 2614 University Blvd. E

With the COVID-19 pandemic going on, there will also be set guidelines for attending the pop-up shops. Guests must wear face coverings to enter the market, and guests will simply point to the item they wish to purchase, allowing the vendor to handle the item themselves. Guests also will put their payment on the table to allow to vendor to pick it up, rather than hand it to the vendor, limiting the spreading of germs.

The pop-up market will run for a short time, beginning in April and going to September. For more info on the businesses attending the market, patrons can visit the Tuscaloosa Farmer's Marker website.

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