Boise & Garden City

Capital City Public Market opens for the first day of the year

The Capital City Public Market opened for its first day in 2015 on Saturday.

The market hosted about 100 vendors who sold food, produce, baked goods, art and crafts.

Eileen Stachowski, assistant manager for the market, said she was pleased at the large turnout who came to the early opening day.

The market is trying to expand and provide more options to customers, she said.

"We're excited for a great season We have some new programs coming up including recycling and composting at the market, our kids program and much more," Stachowski said.

The market is open every Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 18 through Dec. 19 on 8th Street between State Street and Main Street.