The Boring Saturday Farmers Market officially will open the 2012 season at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at 28151 Highway 212 in the center of downtown Boring.
A ribbon-cutting event will open the market, with Rep. Patrick Sheehan, R-Clackamas, cutting the ribbon.
During the market, Tracy Palmer and guest will provide entertainment on acoustic guitars.
Vendors at the first 2012 market will sell vegetable starts, such as tomatoes and peppers, a variety of produce and eggs, and arts and crafts items.
With the exception of first Saturdays, a man who makes birdhouses will be present at the market.
The market continues to be managed by Linda and Dwight (D.W.) Owens, owners of Linal Art Stained Glass, on their landscaped property near the stained glass studio in downtown Boring.
The market is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday May through September.
Openings are still available for produce and arts and crafts vendors.