Aspirus to sponsor Iron County farmers markets

IRON RIVER — Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics will partner with the Iron County Farmers Market for the summer season.

Aspirus will sponsor the markets in Crystal Falls and in Iron River. As an advocate for health and wellness, Aspirus recognizes the importance of eating healthy, locally grown food, as well as supporting Iron County farmers.

The Farmers Market in Crystal Falls will be noon to 4 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays in July at the Community Garden. The market in Iron River will be 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays starting July 11 in the KFC parking lot.

Aspirus will provide health screenings and healthy activities for the community during some of the markets.

The Iron County Farmers Market welcomes additional vendors.Those interested in having a booth can call Ginny LaFountain at 906-367-4251.

Based in Wausau, Wis., Aspirus serves communities throughout northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the western Upper Peninsula. The system includes four hospitals in Michigan and four hospitals in Wisconsin, plus 50 clinics.