A Quad Cities staple returns to its home base. Freight House Farmers Market is back in action -after over a month of being displaced because of the record-breaking flooding.
To celebrate, Freight House businesses threw a party. Lots of venders stayed strong waiting out the rain, other’s had to pack up and leave.
Luckily the indoor market was just a couple of feet away. During the flood, the market was moved to the Scott County administrative building.
The executive director of the market says the vendors were especially excited for today. Many of them making their living by selling their goods at the market.
She says its just good to be back home.
“Today is important to us because its our first day back in our home turf. You know we got all our regular costumers coming back who are familiar. Its easier for our vendors because they know where were going and our customers have been looking for the same vendors year after year, ” shares Lorrie Beaman. The market also welcomed new vendors. Beaman says they plan on having events with live music once a month.