Aquidneck Community Table today announced that it is holding a special holiday market this Wednesday, December 23rd at their new winter location, The Gateway Center in Newport. The market will be open from noon-4PM and will offer shoppers one last chance to grab fresh, local ingredients and gifts for the holidays. 

There will be a wide selection of produce, coffee, meat, eggs, mushrooms, baked goods, prepared foods, and alpaca wool products to choose from. Also available for purchase at the market’s welcome stall, you will find Vermont maple syrup, market tote bags, and market gift certificates, great gifts for any local foodie on your list. 

The market will be closed the Saturday after Christmas, December 26th and will reopen on January 2nd, 2021, when it will be open from 9 am to 12 pm at The Gateway Center.

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.