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    July’s First Wednesday at The Market

    The first day of July, which is also a Full Moon day, will be celebrated, as the Farmer’s Almanac suggests we do at all Full Moons, by gathering our harvest and reaping the rewards of a successful planting!  Come join us from 3pm to 6pm for the bounty as we head into the weekend ready to grill and chill to fireworks, family and fun! ______________________________ Heart and Hands Farm will bring heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, garlic, potatoes, honey, corn. S&H Farm will be at the Wednesday July 1 Person County Farmers Market with their Certified Naturally Grown produce! On their tables you’ll find: basil carrots cucumbers – green and yellow…

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    Market for the Last Weekend of June

    Thank you to everyone who made it out this month!  We especially want to thank Carl Cantaluppi and his clarinet for making market sound just that much sweeter! And to Chef Coleman Norris of Brookland Eats for, not only providing an excellent demonstration with our current market fare, but also for making it a family weekend by bringing 3 generations of his family and his sous-chef Gabriel.  We were all honored with your talents! This Saturday, we will have Miss Amanda from our local Person County Public Library reading “Down on the Farm” for our Children’s Storytime at 10:30am. She will bring bubbles, and animal-inspired crafts.  We also hope to…

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    Wednesday’s Market List

    This Wednesday will be the best day for market this week!  The weather will be barely above 90 but no rain until the weekend.  Stock up on the many delicious vegetables gleaned from our farmers fields!  One way to use a good portion of this week’s offerings would be to make a stew.  Did your grandmother make stewed okra in tomatoes?  Here’s a recipe that adds green beans, garlic and onions to the mix! ____________________________________________________ Abanitu Organics will have leeks and garlic, basil, and flowers. Cloverfield Farms and Hester Produce will have honey, Jade snap beans, okra, blueberries, and cherry tomatoes and Tapas peppers. Calvin will also have peach preserves,…

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    Saturday’s Market and Cooking Demonstration

    This Saturday’s Market should be just what Dad needs! In celebration of Father’s Day and the Mid-Summer’s Day that signals shorter and cooler days to come, bring him to our cooking demonstration with Brookland Eats’ Chef Coleman! He’ll be sharing his talents with Person County’s Farmers Market, choosing ingredients found at the market to make your mouth water! Pastured meats, eggs, produce fresh from the farm can be just right for this first weekend of Summer as well as locally-made gifts for Dad. Please join us at 10am for the demonstration, the market is open 8am until noon, and again Wednesdays 3-6pm ======================================================= Brookstone Farm will have pasture-raised chicken, along…

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    Wednesday’s Market

    We will actually be a little cooler Wednesday – but the Sun is still growing some great vegetables and even RHUBARB and BLUEBERRIES are making an appearance!  Catch them early, we’re open 3-6pm!   Hester Produce and Cloverfield Farms will bring honey, a little rhubarb, Tapas Peppers and blueberries, bluebird houses, strawberry, damson, peach, and pear preserves. cat and bird crafts   S&H Farm will be at the Wednesday Person County Farmers Market with their Certified Naturally Grown produce: Basil Carrots Cucumbers Dill Kale Slicing Onions Green Peppers Swiss Chard Tomatoes Cherry tomatoes For special orders:  sandhfarm@gmail.com   Blue Crown Farm will have: Green leaf lettuce $1.50 per head or…

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    Saturday’s Market

    I’m thrilled to announce our musical entertainment this weekend will be none other than Person County’s own Horticulture Extension Agent and radio/cable access host of the Gardener’s Corner, Carl Cantaluppi!  He is ALSO a member of the Vance, Granville, and Durham counties’ community bands where he plays the clarinet.  Saturday he will be serenading us with his smooth melodies beginning at 10 am. Hester Produce will have onions, pecans, honey, and Bluebird houses. Also, homemade preserves: strawberry, damson, pear, and peach. Allied Organics will have Swiss Chard, Dinosaur Kale, Curly Kale, Carrots and Lettuce mix. Icing on the Cakery offerings: Cinnamon Rolls Blueberry muffins Carrot cake Muffins Lemon Poppyseed mini…

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    Wednesday’s Market

    It looks like the rain is over for this week, they’ve down-graded the predicted temps and WEDNESDAY should be a great day to visit your local farmers and ranchers at the Person County Farmers Market!  Make this your mid-week pick-up to refill your empty produce basket and enjoy the truly social aspect of talking with your neighbors and local growers, share recipes and tips.  I learn something every time I talk with our farmers, they’re so knowledgeable! Catch us from 3-6pm on Wednesdays, 8am-Noon on Saturdays. Also, please feel free to write me or come by the market to offer your own tips and advice for cooking what you buy…

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    First Saturday Market in June

    Our first Saturday market of June and we hope to have a beautiful market morning! We have artisans featuring their jewelry, wood crafts, all-natural soaps and handmade body care to edibles like fudge, fruit preserves and breads!  Please join us from 8am until noon and support your local entrepreneurs, farmers and ranchers – each Saturday and also Wednesdays 3-6pm.   Hester Produce will have Japanese maples, Beautyberry bush, Bluebird houses,  and cat and bird crafts.  Also,  Damson plum, strawberry, peach, and pear preserves.   Susan Korn of Korn Creations will join us Saturday. Her necklaces and earrings are made with many elements including handmade beads, different stones such as amethyst,…

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    First Wednesday Market of June

    June BEGINS! We are now into the stretch leading to Summer Produce Season. Peas, squash, cukes and FLOWERS! along with so many choices to eat with bulbs, stems and leaves – THINK GREEN! S&H Farm Basil – 3.00 – 4oz Carrots – 2.00 – 1/2lb Cucumbers – 1.00 each – Boothby Blonde and Marketmore Dill – 2.50 bunch Kale – 3.00 – 12oz – mostly Curly, may have a little Siberian Lettuce mix – 4.00 – 8oz Rosemary – 2.50 bunch Swiss chard – 3.00 – 12oz Thyme – 2.50 bunch —Let me know what i can hold for you by 8am wed. morning and Deb will see you at…

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