US (DE): Willey Farms begins rebirth after fire with garden center, greenhouse opening

Willey Farms, a beloved Townsend marketplace, reopened its greenhouse and garden center Friday as the family store continues its rise from a devastating fire in November.

Built up into a market complex over 43 years and burned to the ground in a single night, the loss of Willey Farms was a blow to locals who'd come to rely on its fresh produce, local craft goods and a wide variety of other items. But its owners promised to rebuild.

The greenhouse and garden center opened again Friday morning with hundreds of hanging baskets, potted flowers and vegetable plants.

Nothing has yet reopened over the site of the fire where the 60,000-square-foot market complex burned to rubble. The garden centers are located on the same property.

Read more at the Delaware News Journal (Adam Duvernay)

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