Good morning Market goers!
Circle the date on the calendar: Saturday, August 13th, is our annual customer appreciation morning at the Farmers Market. It gets better. It’s also our monthly Market Feast Fundraiser featuring produce from the farm of The Dawson Green. Neil Dawson will be cooking up some amazing foods from everybody’s favorite summer gem: tomatoes. Green tomatoes. Yep. You may be surprised what culinary delights you can create before those Cherokee Purples or Better Girls start turning red.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has officially declared August 7 through August 13, 2016 as the 17th annual National Farmers Market Week, to celebrate the farmers, ranchers and local food businesses as well as the communities that support them. Jackson County Farmers Market is one of more than 8,500 farmers markets around the country, which gives us a lot to celebrate.
We’re gearing up for a great day at the Market so stayed tuned for more info and plan to join us on the 13th!
ANNUAL JACKSON COUNTY FARM TOUR will take place July 23th and July 24th, 2016.
Here is our 2016 brochure for the Farm Tour! 2016 farm tour brochure. Brochures are available at the market on Saturday mornings and tickets are on sale at the Market through Eventbrite.com or the day of at each participating farm.
Tickets on sale through Eventbrite OR at the Market.
Details of farms participating coming soon. July 23rd and July 24th from 1:00 -6:00.
Link to purchase tickets and find out more about the tour:
This week our Wood Fire Pizza Oven operated by Backwoods Bakery is in business. Come on down for lunch. They will be at the Market past noon. Heinzelmannchen will also be at the Market to supply pizza lovers with fresh brewed birch and root beer.
Also, in this week’s exciting news – the Mozzarella man is back at the Market after wintering in Florida. Happy to welcome back Pete’s cheese!!
And of course, we will have pork, beef, goat meet, goat cheese, and other dairy products, granola, eggs, honey and VEGETABLES, native plants, starter plants and more. Candles, soap, herbal remedies, pottery, wooden toys and other delights.
No Market Manager on the scene (camping) so be sure to check the sign to find out which vendor will have the debit/credit/SNAP machine in exchange for Market Tokens.
Enjoy a Saturday with Local!!
The Jackson County Farmers Market is looking for a new manager. The position pays $100 per Saturday and the Market is year-round (although we are not open every Saturday and pay is not quite the same for the depths of winter months). Position open until filled. After reading over the description, please fill out the application and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ebbing Farmers Market will be up and running full speed ahead tomorrow morning starting at nine. Parking lot is already cleared out and ready for us. The gravel parking area will most likely be unavailable, but parking across the Bridge at Poteet Park is a great alternative – or across Grindstaff at the Crossfit place.
Our newest vendor, Cold Mountain Angus Beef, will be there – as well as pork, trout, goat meat and dairy products including delicious goat cheese. Lots of veggies, plant starts, granola items, baked goods, eggs, honey and more. Pottery, soap, herbal remedies, wooden crafted items, jewelry, note cards, candles, and more – all locally created.
The Dawson Green – where lettuce meets art.