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As farmers markets multiply, so do their offerings

Markets become creative as they vie for customers with dog treats, wine

DEDHAM — Beyond the tables of strawberries and lettuce and garlic, the wares of the modern farmers market beckon: vegan dip, apple ice wine, lobsters, spice rub, pickles.

Todd Zylstra is lured by Jose Malary’s pitch for his magenta fruit and vegetable puree, called Doos P.K.: “Hello! Have you tried the dip of the future?”

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