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Volcano Farmers' Market
Local produce, flowers, crafts, and food products are available every Sunday morning at one of the better farmers' markets on the island. It's best to get there early, before 7 am, as vendors tend to sell out of the best stuff quickly. There's also a great bookstore (paperbacks 50¢, hardbacks $1, and magazines 10¢), and a thrift store with clothes and knickknacks. There are also more prepared-food vendors at the Volcano market than Hilo's, with such temptations as fresh-baked breads and pastries, vegetarian lunch items and homemade Thai specialties. www.thecoopercenter.org. OPEN: Sun. 6--10 am.