The Sitka Farmers’ Market gets started again this Saturday. It happens from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. every other Saturday through Sept. 14. Garrett Bauer and Lisa Sadlier-Hart say the market is now in its sixth season. Multiple payment types are accepted, including WIC and Quest.
The Morning Interview
Sitka Farmers Market begins 6th season
6 months into his tenure as municipal administrator, Mark Gorman says Sitka is going to become more self-reliant -- through a combination of increasing local revenues and exploiting economic opportunities. Gorman spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon (4-23-13). He discussed the unrealistic expectations Sitkans may have about the community’s relatively low tax rates, as more and more of the burden of paying for services shifts to local taxpayers. But Gorman also pointed out opportunities for efficiency and growth. more