Labor Day weekend brought veggies, honey and Miss Sarah’s luscious cakes to the Market. Last weekend, the CFM welcomed back Susan Casey-Voytik, her daughter Veronica and Plato….and Susan’s delicious chutneys, fig preserves, apple pies and tarts, apple-almond-cinnamon scones, Smokin’ Gun meat rub, artesian breads, and “Southern Charm” apples. Good to have y’all at the Market again!
Jubilee Partners tempted patrons with sustainably grown blueberries, tomatoes (salad, sweet 100’s, and Roma), African winter squash, butternut squash, bell peppers, cucumbers, jalapenos
Sue Stone’s produce included homegrown tomatoes, purple or red or green bell peppers, okra — always popular at the market, yellow squash and jalapeño peppers.
Dan Harris (Booger Hill Honey) had both light and dark honey and chunk honey (honey with the honeycomb). Sue Stone offered homegrown tomatoes, purple or red or green bell peppers, hot and sweet banana peppers, Sweet 100 tomatoes, yellow squash and jalapeño peppers.
Thanks to all who came out Aug. 23 to support Dylan Brooks in raising money and points to win a spot in Athens’ own “Dancing with the Stars” event. Dylan’s fund-raising benefits Project Safe (prevention of domestic violence).
Coming next week we are expecting: muscadine and scuppernong grapes, peas, peppers (hot and sweet and yellow, red, purple and green) tomatoes, green tomatoes, spaghetti squash, eggplant, yellow squash and apples and possibly a little okra. Don’t forget to stop by the market on September 13 when Mark Davis of Wolf Creek will be doing a blacksmithing demonstration at the Market.
The Comer Farmers Market is open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon May through December. New vendors are welcome; booths are $5 and on a first come, first served basis. Join us at the Market next Saturday!