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Farmers' market shopping in and around Denver.

One of the biggest produce markets on the Front Range opened recently near Denver, and the array of fruits and vegetables offered makes it worth a special trip. At the Riverfront Farmer's Market at W. Bowles Avenue and S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, you'll find more than 400 varieties of produce from all over the world, 300 cheeses, and other gourmet foods. It's open 9 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily.

riverfront market is open year-round, but come summer don't forget the small outdoor markets were the farmers sell directly to you; they open after July 1. Location of ones in the Denver area include E. Hampden and Lincoln streets in Englewood, noon to 5 Tuesdays; at 38th and Wadsworth streets, noon to 5 Thursday; and at Market and 16th streets downtown, 7 to noon Saturdays.

A free booklet, "Colorado Farm Fresh Directory," lists 18 farmers' markets statewide, as well as country fairs, you-pick farms and more. For a copy, write to the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Division of Markets, 1525 Sherman St., Denver 80203.
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