BOULDER - The Boulder County Farmers' Markets in Boulder and Longmont open their seasons at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 5.

Farmers are expected to have fresh spinach, greenhouse lettuces, plant starts, and locally produced lamb, chicken, beef and pork at the start of this season's markets.

The Boulder and Longmont markets are growers-only markets that support only local farmers, ranchers and food producers. The markets will have 15 new vendors this year.

Boulder's Farmers Market is located on 13th Street between Canyon Boulevard and Arapahoe Avenue in downtown Boulder. Longmont's Farmers Market is held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont.

For more information about the markets, visit www.boulderfarmers.org/home.html.