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Weather cooperates for last Watertown farmers market of season

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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – A sun-kissed day put the bow on the Watertown Farm and Craft Market.

Patrons packed Washington Street one last time this year, picking through produce or maybe just grabbing some coffee.

The market is hosted by the Greater Watertown – North Country Chamber of Commerce

Its president, Kylie Peck, says there were around 50 vendors this year and thousands of people stopped by.

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Watertown farmers market vendor misses ‘tater queen’ as season ends

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WATERTOWN — Scott A. Smith says it just wasn’t the same without the tater queen working with him at Wednesday’s farmers market.

His longtime friend and general manager, Ashley R. Crofoot, died a few weeks ago of complications from a novel coronavirus variant.

For the past two months, Mr. Smith, owner of Scotty’s Hotdogs, also missed the weekly Wednesday farmers market along Washington Street while he recuperated from COVID-19.

On Wednesday, he made his return to the Greater Watertown-North Country Farm & Craft Market in its second-to-last week of the season. And he missed working alongside Ms. Crofoot, who would have turned 37 last week, at his stand in front of the Dulles State Office Building.

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