Market Preview May 17, 2018 - Every Thursday 2-6pm - Downtown Rockmart

The weather will probably be cloudy tomorrow but the market will open unless there are high winds or lightening present. So if it is raining grab your galoshes and rain coats and get to market!

Jason with Spreading Oaks will be at market with the first of the squash and zucchini along with greens from kale to collards to chard. Onions, beets, the first of the garlic, and cabbages have arrived at market along with several types of lettuces and salad mixes. Miss Sue and Morning Glory Farms has chard, kale, and turnip greens along with plenty of canned goods and baked goods. Morning Glory Farm also has pork, chicken, and lamb, several farmers will have eggs, and Sue will have honey and pet goat milk products. Miss Adriana with Timberland Farms will be there with grass-fed beef and we have a new vendor joining us today with grain-finished beef. Look for Brian and Micah from Lyon's Bridge Beef and tell them welcome to market.

Louanna with Footehills Farmhouse has all the fresh herbs, along with greens, garlic scapes, pet goat milk products, and pick up some of her soaps and other bath products. Brooke with Robilland Farm will have fresh ground wheat breads, and pet cow milk products. Radical Root will be there with Courtney's herbal teas, tinctures, and bath products. Chef Suga's pimento cheese varieties will be at market and try her new creations roasted vegetable or chicken pot pies with pimento cheese. Fitzgerald Fruit Farm will be at market with the last of the strawberries but also maybe the first of the peaches and Dewey will be there with his fried pies, pickles, and jellies.

Jana with that Foreign Chick's Bakery is going to be on vacation for the next three weeks and Bella Vita Mushrooms isn't sure they will make it this week. Velmon is waiting for more of his crops to grow and then he will be back at market.

There is still room in Thursday's Youth Cooking Class. Class participants shop the market and cook a healthy meal. Register now on our website www.RockmartFarmersMarket.com/upcoming-classes

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