Armory Farmers Market opens Thursday, 5/30

Thursdays, May 30 - October 31, 2013
3:30 - 7:00 PM
Dexter Training Ground
Providence, Rhode Island



From the Farm Fresh RI blog:

"On Thursday, May 30th the Armory Farmers Market opens with a seafood celebration in the West End of Providence. Two local chefs will compete, using a local mystery fish, to win top honors at the first Rhode Island Seafood Throwdown hosted by the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance. The event will be from 4-6pm at Dexter Training Ground on Parade Street (the market runs from 3:30-7pm). 
The Local Catch, a vendor at the Armory Market, will provide the mystery fish and after sampling the chefs’ creations, you can purchase some for yourself!
Chef James Mark of North in the West End will be competing against Armory Market regular, Peter Gobin of Mijos Tacos. The event will be emceed by Michael Gazdacko, Director of Development and Operations at Urban Smart Growth and Host of Providence PechaKucha Night, and John Taraborelli, Special Projects Manager at Providence Media. 

The Seafood Throwdown Judges are:
  • Christine West - West Side resident, enthusiastic amateur cook, and Principal at KITE Architects in Olneyville
  • Kari Lang - Executive Director of the West Broadway Neighborhood Association
  • Don Nguyen - Designer, conscientious angler and foodie""

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