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Why you should buy your tomatoes and other veggies at the farmers market

Source & full article https://www.treehugger.com/green-food/why-modern-tomato-tastes-cardboard.html Here’s an article on why the modern tomato tastes like cardboard from Tree Hugger: Summer tomatoes are so filled with promise: The deep, saturated color; the unique grassy fragrance; the expectation of a mouthful of … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets Stimulate Local Economies

Source: http://farmersmarketcoalition.org/education/stimulate-local-economies/ With little fanfare, the nation’s several thousand farmers markets are growing jobs and strengthening local and regional economies. As demand grows for fresh local food, and shoppers seek relationships with the farms that make such food possible, farmers markets … Continue reading

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Tomorrow at the Market 

Jackson County Transit will be our guest at the market. Please stop by their booth for more information about how they serve our community. Chef Gary from The Community Table will be sampling greens for our Market Bites this Saturday. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow at JCFM 

Dave’s Blueberries will make his first appearance at the market this weekend. Paula’s Cards will be at the market with her lovely handmade cards. Backwoods Bakery & Pizza Wagon will be back at the market with their fresh baked breads, … Continue reading

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June 3, 2017 – What’s at JCFM

Peaceful Valley Nursery will be back at the market this weekend. Herbal Ridge Botanicals will be returning with her lovely array of soaps, creams, body care and other herbal and aromatherapy products. Registered Nursery will be there with her plants … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Contest and more!

GET YOUR PLANTS ON SAT FOR THE GREAT PUMPKIN GROW -OFF! Plants must be purchased from JCFM info booth for $1 each on 5/13 and 5/20 and growers must register to be eligible for the awards ceremony TBA for September. … Continue reading

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What you can expect at JCFM this week:

WheeTea will be there from Cullowhee Valley School with their organic fertilizer. We only have a few more weeks to enjoy the fruits of their project. By the end up May, they will be gone for the summer! Moonshine Mtn. … Continue reading

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