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Where to celebrate ‘Grown in Colorado’ all summer long

In the most miserable depths of winter, at least one of us starts dreaming about the Old Colorado City farmers market — how she can grab breakfast with friends somewhere along the avenue, check out a great book from the old Carnegie library, then hike over into the happy, white-tented bustle at Bancroft Park.

In these fantasies, all of her neighbors are there, with their kids and dogs and grannies, picking the perfect bunch of greens, a basket full of Palisade peaches, yellow squash for the barbie, an herb plant for the porch.

Granted, peach season's a ways away. But otherwise, the wait is almost over.

Monday

• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 27 through Oct. 14, Broadmoor Community Church (315 Lake Ave., springsfarmersmarkets.com).

• 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., late June through October, Western Museum of Mining & Industry (225 North Gate Blvd., wmmi.org).

Tuesday

3 to 7 p.m., June 4 through Sept. 24, Fountain City Hall (116 S. Main St., 447-8637).

Wednesday

• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 29 through Sept. 25, Briargate (7610 N. Union Blvd., springsfarmersmarkets.com).

• 3 to 7 p.m., June 12 through Oct. 9, Ivywild School (1604 S. Cascade Ave., farmandartmarket.com)

• 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., late June through October, Western Museum of Mining & Industry (225 North Gate Blvd., wmmi.org).

Thursday

• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 6 through Oct. 17, First & Main Town Center (3650 New Center Point, millerfarms.net).

• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 20 through Oct. 3, Memorial Park (1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 574-1283).

Friday

7 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 7 through Sept. 27, Woodland Park (Center and Henrietta streets, woodlandparkfarmersmarket.com).

Saturday

• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 18 through Oct. 12, Monument Hill (66 S. Jefferson St., springsfarmersmarkets.com).

• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 1 through Nov. 2, University Village Colorado (5230 N. Nevada Ave., millerfarms.net).

• 9 a.m. to noon (pick 'n pay), June 1 until the first frost, Harlan Wolfe Ranch (915 W. Cheyenne Road, ppugardens.org).

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 1 through Oct. 12, Margarita at PineCreek (7350 Pine Creek Road, farmandartmarket.com).

• 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., June 1 through Oct. 12, Holy Cross Abbey (2951 E. U.S. Hwy. 50, Cañon City, ccfa.coop).

• 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., June 8 through Oct. 26, Old Colorado City (Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave., 574-1283).

Sunday

9 a.m to 1 p.m., June 2 through Sept. 29, Briargate (7610 N. Union Blvd., springsfarmersmarkets.com).

Daily

9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, July 6 through Nov. 2, Spencer's Lawn & Garden Center (1430 S. Tejon St., spencersgardens.com). The store's Fountain location at 4720 Center Valley Drive also offers a market with the same hours Friday through Sunday, from July 12 into October.

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