The Columbia City Farmers Market bustled in the early evening as people stocked up on fruits and veggies, sampled icy apple cider and mulled over mead.
The market is a community space, full of familiar faces and regular customers. Nora Jenkins counts herself among that number.
Jenkins didn’t always get to eat as many fresh vegetables as she — or her doctor — wanted. She lives with diabetes and kidney problems that brought her energy level down and kept her at home.
But things have changed.
“I could run,” she said excitedly. “Party!”