It is almost time for opening day of your favorite local farmers market! The Wiregrass Farmers Market at the GMA remains the only local producers’ and growers’ market, offering the freshest produce, meats, and handmade artisanal goods directly from the grower/producer to your shopping basket with absolutely no resale. We will be open every Saturday beginning on April 7th, with Spring Market lasting until July 28. We will be
It’s time for our local culinary masters to show their stuff! Our County Fair is June 24th… time to start getting your entries ready. YES! The regular market will be open that day. This year’s categories include: Tastiest BBQ Sauce Pickled Produce Flower Arrangements (homegrown/local flowers) Jam/Jelly Homemade Pie Homemade Cake & Yummiest Bread. Kids Category: Best Homemade Cookies. Rules: All Entries due at
Fresh, local produce grown by the people at the market…. specialty foods such as goat cheese, honey, oils, breads, eggs, cakes, jams/jellies, granola, and more. Crafts, art and a few surprises along with way – all right here at the Wiregrass Farmers Market!
Check out our market bag and tote – both sport our logo on the side. The bag, which sells for $5.00 is green and has our logo in white while the $20 tote is canvas with yellow trim and a has a color logo. Don’t forget we have aprons for sale with our logo embroidered on the front; these kitchen beauties are $30.
Need some gin trash for your garden? Five gallon buckets will be available this Saturday at the market. Proceeds from your $4- $5 donation will be used to help the Wiregrass Farmers Market!
Check out the shiitake mushroom logs now available at the market! It takes just a little love – in the form of keeping the logs moist and then an overnight soak a couple of times a year and you’ll have your own shiitakes to harvest. It’s great family project to grow these delicious mushrooms. Properly cared for, each log will last several years.
Children will enjoy creating a pine cone bird feeder from 10 – 11 a.m. This activity is free – just stop by the market and join in the fun! Interested in preserving food? Adults can learn the art of preserving through drying from 11 – 11:30 Saturday. This event is free and is presented by Bret Wagenhorst.
May 3rd and 10th at the market are perfect days for selecting a handcrafted or homemade gift for mom or someone special. From aprons, plants and note cards to soaps, herb knives, wooden bowls, crafts and baked goods, you can find a unique gift to thank Mom.