Farmer’s Market to open Saturday

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “Tomatoes will be available throughout the summer.”Shoppers are always interested in peaches and D’Andrea said the Pike County Farmers Market will have Chilton County peaches available probably around late June. “We want clear seed peaches and that’s about the time for them,” he said. “Later in the summer, we’ll have muscadines and sweet potatoes. We’ll have a good market all summer long and encourage people to support our local farmers by shopping for farm-fresh produce.” By Jaine Treadwell Published 3:00 am Thursday, May 11, 2017 Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Latest Stories By The Penny Hoarder Farmer’s Market to open Saturday Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Book Nook to reopen You Might Like Rigby joins Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity for Women Build week Chanda Rigby, Troy University Women’s Basketball Coach, and Lowe’s Heroes will be among more than 60 volunteers to join Troy-Pike… read more D’Andrea said Saturday’s market will have a good variety of early summer produce including, kale of different varieties, collards, turnips, lettuce, squash, early tomatoes, honey and blueberries.“We’ll also have farm fresh eggs and some homemade jams and jellies, so it should be a good opening day,” D’Andrea said. Snap beans and early peas are also a good possibility for the early market days.“Around the first of June, the market should have cucumbers and white peas could come around the middle of June and raspberries and blackberries will be available around that time,” D’Andrea said. The Pike County Farmers Market will open at 7 a.m. Saturday on the grass lot between Troy Bank & Trust Main Office and Bicentennial Park. Market Manager Nick D’Andrea said this year’s market is shaping up to be one of the best in years.“We are expecting eight farmers on opening day and two to four more farmers will join us during May,” D’Andrea. “By June we should have between 20 and 25 farmers at the Pike County Farmers Market.”Saturday’s opening day market will be from 7 until 11 a.m. Weekday markets will be from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the same location.last_img read more