There will be no repeat of Library v. Attleboro Farmers Market next year. AFM officials announced in a press release issued Tuesday that they will move the operation from the controversial parking lot next to the Attleboro Library on North Main Street to Finberg Field, located on Park Street across from Bliss Bros. Dairy.
"The new location will provide more space for vendors, more parking for visitors at the market and more flexibility for everyone," AFM officials wrote. "We will be kicking off the 2013 Season in mid-June and running through the end of October. AFM will continue to bring the wonderful items that you have come to enjoy each and every Saturday morning with Finberg Field as our backdrop."
The release states the move was made in collaboration with the city administration. It makes no mention of the conflict with the library over the use of the parking lot that led to community debates and lengthy City Council meetings as specifics were sorted out.
The market will continue to operate at the location on 74 North Main Street for the remainder of this season through Oct. 27. There is no market this Saturday because of the library's annual fall book sale, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on that day as well as Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (free for members, $20 for everybody else) and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (free for everybody).