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The Wednesday Market Celebrates 11 Years!


Good afternoon.

This Wednesday marks the 11th anniversary of The Wednesday Market. Let’s take a look back at our mission.

On January 26, 2011, The Wednesday Market in Zebulon opened to serve Pike County and neighboring communities. From the beginning of our creation, our purpose was to provide the freshest, locally grown produce, fruit and good food available.

We believe that small, diverse, family-owned farms contribute to society’s overall health, and the reasons for buying locally are even more relevant today than they were 11 years ago. By supporting The Wednesday Market, you:

Enhance your local economy – By purchasing produce and other items from local growers you are providing stability to your local economy through the support of local businesses.

Save natural resources – Buying locally makes you an invaluable link in the process of saving resources such as fossil fuels and packaging materials. Also, we are right here in your community, so the expense of transportation and delivery is kept to a minimum.

Provide learning opportunities – Locally Grown supporters provide member growers the means to help educate our community about the importance of sustainable agriculture.

Support a way of life – The number of small farms in the United States has decreased dramatically in the last decade. Please help us preserve an honest and worthy means of making a living.

As the COVID pandemic enters its third year, disruptions to global supply chains persist. Have you been to the grocery store lately? I am shocked to see so many bare shelves there. As a society we are heavily dependent on logistics to keep us supplied with everything we buy, including food. What can we do when the system is crippled? Let us seek solutions locally. We can start by supporting our local agricultural economy. Buy from local farmers and encourage our friends and neighbors to do so as well. Consider planting your own gardens and sharing the bounty with others. Tell everyone you know that you order from The Wednesday Market. Help us attract more producers to sell through us.

Just as we have been for 11 years, we are open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s products. Here is the link:
https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Our managers are volunteers, as we have been from day one. Without our teamwork and dedication, the Market simply would not happen. A few of us have “retired”, but our founders’ vision persists today.

We are grateful to our Farmers and Customers for your support and look forward to continuing to serve you!

Your Sunshine Girls,
Sharon Fox, Nelda Miller, and Beverly Walter

And, our Market founders and retired volunteers:
Anna Evans and Brenda Fayard
Irma Wing and Betty Dean

Have You Placed Your 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 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. Check the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

May you all stay warm and dry and safe from today’s weather. It’s a great day to stay in and make a big pot of chicken and dumplings!

Thank you for supporting Locally Grown. We’ll see you at the Market this week.

Thanks,

Beverly

Here's Your Weekly Reminder 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 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting Locally Grown. We’ll see you at the Market this week. In the meantime, GO DAWGS! Bulldogs, please bring a National Championship home with you when you come home from Indianapolis!

Thanks,

Beverly

Happy New Year! 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 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown, and we look forward to seeing you this week.

Thanks,

Beverly

This Is Your Last Opportunity to Order in 2021!


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders, and this is the last ordering cycle for 2021! Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. Please see the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link:
https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for your support of The Wednesday Market, and we wish you all a Happy New Year.

Thanks,

Beverly

Sunday Means It's 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 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Can you believe that Christmas is only six days away? I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that time flies by faster and faster the older I get!

May everyone have a joyful Sunday, and be careful out there if you still have shopping to do. Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown.

Thanks,

Beverly

This Is Your Reminder 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 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown. We look forward to seeing you this week at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

Ready to Order? We Are 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 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. Please see the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Weather forecasters say that we’re in for rain this week. Today might be a good day to do some yard work before the rain sets in. May you all have a good Sunday, 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 Monday at 10 p.m. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Please see the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Have a happy Sunday, and we’ll see you at the Market this week.

Thanks,

Beverly

Last Reminder - Order Today!


Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. This is your last reminder to order before Thanksgiving, so be sure to order no later than 10 p.m. TONIGHT. That’s right – our ordering deadline is less than 9 hours from now! We have also adjusted our pick up times because of the holiday. Most orders will be ready for pick up TUESDAY between 2 and 4 p.m.

If you order from Miller-Pye, pick up will be WEDNESDAY between 2 and 3 p.m. Nelda wants to ensure you have the freshest baked goods for your Thanksgiving celebration!

Check the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown, and we look forward to seeing you at the Market this week. May you all have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks,

Beverly