Kim Thomas examines onions in the midst of rain and grey clouds at Beban Park on Saturday.

Kim Thomas examines onions in the midst of rain and grey clouds at Beban Park on Saturday.

Market day

NANAIMO – Clouds and rain couldn't stop people from heading to Bowen Road farmers' market.

Kim Thomas examines onions in the midst of rain and grey clouds at Beban Park on Saturday.

It may have been a dreary day in Nanaimo, but that didn’t stop people from heading to Beban Park to shop at the Island Roots Bowen Farmers’ Market.