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The Wednesday Market is Open!


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for details on this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting locally grown agriculture and for choosing to buy locally. We’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

We're Open! Order Now!


Good morning.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pickup between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Check the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

My family and I are going to spend the day out in the sun at my son’s soccer tournament. There will be an abundance of sun, so we have covered ourselves in sunscreen. Is everyone ready for tomorrow’s eclipse? I don’t have the special glasses with which to view the sun safely, so I’ll have to use an alternate method – like a pin hole in a cereal box or look through a colander to watch. Anyway, I hope you all have a safe viewing.

Thank you for your support of locally grown agriculture and for buying locally. We’ll see you at the Market!

Thanks,

Beverly

Place Your Orders Today


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Today is a special day in our family, as my parents are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this summer, and my siblings and I are sending them on a trip to see the Grand Canyon. Mom and Dad flew out this morning. We are praying for safe travels, blue skies, and happy adventures for them.

Concord Street Sweets is off the Market this week. In Mom’s absence, I will be making the milk run on Wednesday. Right now my plan is to list next week, and hopefully, list some NEW products. Stay tuned for more details.

And, finally, this Tuesday marks the end of the summer for my children, who start back to school on Wednesday. Stephen is entering 9th grade, and Charlie is going into 3rd grade. I don’t anticipate that anyone in the household will get much sleep on Tuesday due to the anxiety of Wednesday morning. Change is good, but the fear of the unknown is nerve-wracking! We will be learning a new traffic pattern, new school start times, new teachers, altogether new routines.

Stephen is taking Agriculture this year as part of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) curriculum. He will be a member of the FFA. I look forward to his projects, and we may share them with The Wednesday Market community.

In the meantime, we hope that everyone has a peaceful Sunday, and we’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

The Market is Open


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Every morning on the way out the front door to my car, I walk past my herb garden. Planted in a row of clay pots along the walkway, these herbs give off the most delicious scents if you even brush by them and touch them accidentally. We have sage, oregano, rosemary, mint, and basil. Herbs are so easy to grow that some people may even consider them weeds, but to a serious cook, herbs mean serious flavor. Do you cook with herbs? Maybe you have always wanted to, but just don’t know how to get started. Here is a really informative link that will teach you everything you need to know about culinary herbs: http://www.cookinglight.com/cooking-101/essential-ingredients/all-about-herbs-slideshow

Thank you for supporting locally grown agriculture and for choosing to buy locally. We’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

Place Your Orders Now


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Regular readers of this blog know that my favorite season of the year is summer. I attribute my love of summer for having been born in June. Gazing up at a cobalt sky with white fluffy clouds makes me so happy. Even though I am not much of a gardener, seeing other people’s gardens gives me great pleasure. I love flowers and flowering trees and shrubs, especially our hundred year old Southern magnolia. And I love the bounty of the vegetable garden.

Is there not anything more sublime than a homegrown tomato? My favorite dish featuring homegrown tomatoes is caprese sald. Preparation is very simple – just slice a tomato, slice a ball of fresh mozzarella cheese, and alternate overlapping slices on a platter. Take a nice little handful of fresh basil, give it a quick, coarse chop and sprinkle it over the tomato and cheese. Drizzle a slight measure of good balsamic vinegar over the top and add a tiny pinch of coarse salt for seasoning. And there you have – my favorite summer dish! Now, if I could just master frying squash the way my Mama does…..That’s a story for a different day.

Have a great Sunday, and we’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

Time to Order


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Check the website for all of this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Our gardens are in full production mode! The green beans in Mama’s garden need to be picked just about every day now. She has been putting them up in quart size canning jars. They will reappear at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. How wonderful it is to have homegrown vegetables in the late fall and winter.

The weather is so hot that I don’t much feel like heating the kitchen up to cook. I am satisfied with a pimento cheese sandwich or a tomato sandwich, but Charlie’s birthday is at the end of this week (he’s turning 8!), and he has requested some of his favorite foods. Last night he was delighted to sit down to a supper of glazed meatloaf, mashed potatoes, biscuits, tomatoes, cucumbers, and lady peas. Also on his list is chicken and dumplings. We’ll see about that later in the week.

We hope that you all are having a good summer, and we look forward to seeing you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

The Market is Open; We Have New Producers!


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pickup between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product listings. Here is the link: http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

We are excited to share two businesses newly approved to sell with The Wednesday Market! Please help us welcome Naked Butterfly Body and Complete Circle Farm.

Naked Butterfly Body offers carefully hand crafted products to soothe your body and mind. Their products allow customers the unique opportunity to combine their favorite concoction with the application that best suits their lifestyle.

Complete Circle Farm, in Yatesville, offers grass fed and grain finished beef and pasture pork. The animals are nourished with a diet of all Non-GMO feed.

Thank you to all of our customers *for supporting locally grown agriculture and for choosing to purchase locally. We hope you all are having a great summer, and we’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

We're Open!


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Concord Street Sweets is back to the Market after being away for several weeks. We have been to Birmingham, Savannah, and the North Carolina mountains this summer. Our family schedule in June was so irregular, it was challenging to remember what day it was. While we love to travel, it is true that there is no place as happy and comfortable as home! We are glad to be back, and now we are looking forward to a familiar schedule.

We hope you all are having a splendid summer. Thank you for supporting locally grown agriculture and for choosing to purchase locally. We’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

Ordering Time Is Here


Good morning.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pickup between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting locally grown agriculture. We’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

The Market Is Open


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

We hope everyone is enjoying summer. Our house is happy and alternately relaxed and busy. The boys are learning new skills and having fun at soccer camp and performing arts camp, and we have a family trip coming up soon.

Have you ever noticed that cows, chickens, goats, and gardens are oblivious to the holidays of human beings? Cows and goats still need to be milked, chickens keep laying eggs, and the abundance of the garden still needs picking. So, just remember that while summer is a time for most of us to relax, our farmers and producers are working as hard as ever and appreciate having orders to fill.

We hope you all have a great Sunday, and we’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly