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Photos: Outdoor Farmer's Market Grand Opening

The Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market was held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from the downtown location to Graham Park but never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions.

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Adalynn Dumais, 2, dances with her grandma Michelle Birchard of Rochester while listening to Root River Jam during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Morgan Creger and Adam Treinen explore the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Ben Kester, 4, and his grandpa Art Shipp get a balloon giraffe from John Moenning of Sarah’s Balloons during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Fresh radishes at Easy Yoke Organic Farm during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Mike Walton of Pine Island picks out some honey with the help of his girls Skylar, 5, and Ivy, 3, at The Bee Shed stand during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Daniel Miller of Easy Yoke Organic Farm sells radishes two a customer during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Masks are required during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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A Tai Chi class is held during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Christine Li and her son Leo, 1, sit in the picnic area during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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An official ribbon cutting is held during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Adalynn Dumais, 2, kicks her legs in the air while listening to Root River Jam during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Sabrina Duda of Rochester dances with her daughters Stella, 3, and Sloane, 5, while listening to Root River Jam during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Annabelle Ashmore, 4, of Rochester smells her flowers while listening to Root River Jam with her mom, Kaitlin and sister Autumn, 2, during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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People shop during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Daniel Miller of Easy Yoke Organic Farm sprays the radishes during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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An official ribbon cutting is held during the Grand Opening of the outdoor farmer’s market on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Rochester. The market moved locations last year from downtown to Graham Park, however never received a proper opening ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

Traci Westcott is a photojournalist for the Post Bulletin covering the southeast Minnesota region. Before she moved to Rochester, she was a photography intern for the Dubois County Herald in Jasper, Indiana. Readers can reach Traci at 507-281-7470 or twestcott@postbulletin.com.
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