Customers browse at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Salem's market season kicked off over the weekend, an early opening to give vendors a longer season to sell their goods and food.

The parking lot at 865 Marion St N.E. was about half full, with vendors selling homemade salsa, bison, baked goods and the first salad greens of the season.

Canned vegetables on display at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Customers browse at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Customers browse at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Customers browse at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Customers browse at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Flowers at the Salem Saturday Market on opening day, March 6, 2021 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

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