Farmers market, food truck fair open in Birmingham


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1367623540&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4043653&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1367623540 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The East Lake Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. every Saturday through October, starting May 4, 2013.

A strawberry festival will mark the opening of the market.

The market is located at the corner of 2nd Avenue South and 78th Street in Birmingham.

In addition, a food truck fair will make its way to Birmingham on Saturday.

The Food Truck Roundup runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Colonial Brookwood Village in Homewood.

Tickets to the fair are $25.

Proceeds benefit Preschool Partners.

The organization prepares at-risk 3 and 4-year-olds and their parents for kindergarten.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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