Bellevue hopes reborn farmers' market will produce growth

BELLEVUE Wal-Mart may have met its match. Bellevue is resuscitating the city's farmer's market in May
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

BELLEVUE

Wal-Mart may have met its match.  Bellevue is resuscitating the city's farmer's market in May to breathe new life into the downtown area.

While Wal-Mart may have aisles packed with all kinds of produce, that produce can't compete against the taste of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, said Rick Stegman, vice president of the Bellevue Downtown Committee.

"I think these small, historical towns have a real promise of coming back because they offer something a large Wal-Mart or shopping center complex won't offer," Stegman said.

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