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Hickman Honey Company Rooted in south Georgia, Hickman Honey Company started as a hobby and quickly grew into a passion. Based out of Sycamore, John Hickman and his fiance, Randi, have been growing their bee business from the ground up. Today, Hickman Honey Company is home to more than a hundred bee hives. Their mission is to continue producing delicious, local, raw honey, while

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What’s available at the market this week?

June 15, 2019 Specialty Foods and Finds: Fresh eggs, fresh cut flowers, local honey, homemade BBQ sauce, homemade jams & jellies, milk, butter, ice cream & more.  Local Spring Produce: Tomatoes, red potatoes, okra, peas, green beans, onions, blueberries, blackberries, squash, cucumbers, eggplants, bell peppers, zucchini, corn, peaches, melons….and a variety of organically grown vegetables as well! Artisan Crafts: Key chains, handcrafted wooden bowls

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Meet the Vendor

Meet one of Wiregrass Farmers Market’s newest vendors, Leslie Bailey with bailey jams! Only in her first season at the market, Bailey is already a board member and actively involved in growing the market. What started as a hobby of making jams for family and friends, Leslie attributes her husband for encouraging her to start selling the tasty treats. All of her jams are

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Meet the Vendor

Upon retiring from the Airforce, Ernie Baldree was looking for ways to utilize his Granddaddy’s old farm in Irwinville, Georgia. He enjoys working with animals much more than gardening, so that is where he found his passion. Baldree has been a market vendor for 3 seasons at the Wiregrass Farmers Market. What is the farm name you might ask? Only fitting, “Granddaddy’s Farm”. You

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What’s available at the market this week?

June 8, 2019 Specialty Foods and Finds: Fresh eggs, sausage, local honey, homemade jams & jellies, sour cream poundcakes, zucchini bread, almond granola, milk, butter, ice cream & more.  Local Spring Produce: Tomatoes, red potatoes, okra, peas, green beans, onions, blueberries, blackberries, squash, cucumbers, eggplants, bell peppers, zucchini, kale, leeks, beets, celery, corn, peaches, melons There will also be organically grown herbs, yellow squash, zucchini,

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Meet the Farmer

If you have visited the Wiregrass Farmers Market recently, you’ve noticed some young faces behind the table selling produce, breads, sweets, and more. The farmers market allows even the youngest entrepreneur a chance to hone their skills. Two of the youngest vendors include Juliana, 15, and Haley, 12. What started as a garden for the family nearly 40 years ago, has become a small

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What’s available at the market this week?

Come shop for mother’s day gifts. You won’t want to miss some great options… here’s the lineup: Specialty Foods and Finds: Fresh eggs, pecan oil, PORK, cheese, local honey, homemade jams & jellies, sour cream poundcakes, zucchini bread, a variety of cookies, granola, cinnamon rolls, edible plants, ceramics, jewelry, flower arrangements, fresh cut flowers, & a variety of NATIVE plants. Local Spring Produce: Kale,

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Meet the Vendor

Creating a gift basket for mom, a special teacher, a friend? Don’t forget to include a unique item from Sew Happy Embroidery! Local Tiftonite, Lynn Connell is one of the newest vendors to the Wiregrass Farmers Market. She’s been sewing since she was a small child, learning the skill from her mother. Connell loves the thrill of the sell and meeting new people. Some

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What’s available at the market this week?

May 4, 2019 Join us at the market this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Book author, Janie Hopwood Jonathan’s Bakery Red’s Breads Cullen Pecan Co.- Lee Boney Hickman Honey Company Jennifer Glenn Ceramics Granddaddy’s Farm Fresh Eggs Wishum Farms Bailey Jams- Leslie Bailey Hooks Family Farm Karan Rawlins’ Jewelry and Crafts Berry Good Farms Amanda Perry—Baked treats, flowers, dishrags Roasters Edge Coffee

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What’s available at the market this week?

April 27, 2019 Join us at the market this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Granddaddy’s Farm (eggs) – Ernie Baldree Wishum Farms (produce and handcrafted knives) Bailey Jams – Leslie Bailey Hooks Family Farm (produce and handcrafted wooden bowls) Kickin K Soap – Tom Kuettner Hickman Honey Company Powell’s Produce Silly Goat Cheese – Nancy Smith Back Acres Farm – Karen McGee

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