State officials say more than 100 winter farmers' markets will operate this season across New York.

The number of winter operations has been rising in recent years. According to the state, there were 40 such markets six years ago. This season, the number is up to 116.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the winter farmers' markets provide an opportunity for New York producers to sell their goods and they improve access to healthy fresh food in "underserved communities."

A list of winter farmers' markets has been posted to New York state's open data website.

A winter farmers' market operates in downtown Binghamton on the first and third Saturday of each month between December and April. The market in the lobby of the MetroCenter at 49 Court Street. The farmers' market hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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