When the Market Square Farmers Market opens Thursday, customers will be able to shop for breakfast radishes, breads and … booze?
Thanks to a change in state liquor laws, distilleries and breweries can join wineries in buying permits to sell at farmers markets. Two distillers plan to attend the Downtown market on Thursdays as part-time vendors: Wigle in the Strip District and McLaughlin in Sewickley Hills. They’ll be joined by a maker of cider and mead: KingView of Pleasant Hills.
Distillery owner Kim McLaughlin says he’s “looking forward to being able to share our products,” including complimentary samples, on opening day, as well as on May 18, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14.
Also new this year are several vendors who…