The East End Food Market was bustlingwhen it opened for the season at its new location on Main Road and Cross River Drive. Pictured: Sang Lee Farms' booth. Photo: Peter Blasl

The East End Food Market in Riverhead will be open on Thursday this week, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The market will be closed on Saturday for New Year’s Day. It will resume its regular Saturday schedule on Jan. 8.

East End Food Market, located at 139 Main Road, is a project of the East End Food Institute. It offers over 40 local food vendors, live music, activities from local nonprofits, and a rotating list of wineries sponsored by Long Island Wine Country.

East End Food Market accepts SNAP and Double Up Food Bucks.

Masks are required inside the market.

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