Market Preview - August 23 - Every Thursday 2-6pm in Downtown Rockmart
It is the dog days of summer and okra is abundant! This time of year harvests get a little wonky and sometimes farmers need a break to prepare for the fall abundance but both Jana with That Foreign Chick's Bakery and Ms. Adrianna with Timberland Farms Grass-Fed Beef will be back to market this week! Spreading Oaks tomatoes are still in harvest but slowing until the second crops of tomatoes finish growing but right now Jason's second crop of cucumbers are in along with muscadines, sweet potatoes, green beans, peppers, and eggplant. Jason also has watermelons and so does Ms. Sue. Also look for Ms. Sue's shelled peas, preserved vegetables, honey, and pickled eggs.
Footehills Farmhouse is harvesting the first of the figs and sweet Georgia candy roasters along with peppers, eggplant, fresh herbs, patty pan squash, and garlic. Louanna with Footehills Farmhouse also has farm made soaps and other bath products including lip balms and beard oil. Donald will have tomatoes and okra. Morning Glory will have their jams & jellies along with green tomatoes, baked goods, pork, and chicken. Velmon will be to market with okra and Robilland Farm will return to market this week with pet cow milk products and fresh ground wheat bread. Chef Suga's pimento cheeses will be at market including her vegan varieties. C&L Farm has microgreens, fresh herbs, peppers, and grow your own microgreen kits. Be sure to stop by Dewey's for a fried pie along with his pickles, jams and jellies. Radicle Root Botanicals teas and botanical wellness products should be market and stop by Fitzgerald Fruit Farm for fresh peaches.
Five Cedars Farm may miss market this week as will Quiet Acres and Bella Vita Mushrooms are between harvests for a few weeks.
There are Youth Cooking Classes scheduled for Saturday and next Thursday - register here rockmartfarmersmarket.com/upcoming-classes.
Be sure to mark your calendars for The Farm to Table on Marble event on October 6 get a table for 6 or individual tickets on our website rockmartfarmersmarket.com/even…/farm-to-table-on-marble-2018
See you at market!