Unfortunately, it may be short lived due to the extreme heat and lack of moisture. Whether your geared up for canning or just love the taste of fresh tomatoes, drop by the market for all your fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables.
We have new farmers each week which gives a great selection to choose from. If you need help with canning tips, contact Carla Bush at the Cannon County Extension Office.
Below you will find a list of those items which our local farmers are expecting to have this coming Saturday. Peas and beginning to mature, a limited quantity will be available this week. Additional farmers expects to have peas in the next couple of weeks. For those looking for locally grown farm fresh vegetables, drop by the Cannon County Farmers Market this Saturday, July 21st for a great selection of fruits, vegetables and baked goods.
Beat the heat, come early to the market for a fresh selection of locally grown fruits, vegetables and baked goods.
The Market will open this Saturday beginning 6:00 A.M. with a wide array of items, including; apples, bush beans (contender), beans (half runners, lima, October), beets, cabbage, carrots (mini), Chinese bokchoy, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, peppers (Anaheim, bell, banana, Poblano, cayenne, habanero, jalapeno, Serrano), Lettuce (Kale) okra, onions (green and sweet), peas (Crowder, purple hull, Dixie butter), potatoes (red, Yukon gold bakers, new potatoes and Irish), spinach, sweet corn, squash (zucchini, yellow and butternut), tomatoes (red, green and tomatillo), and an assortment of other squash.
Each week you will be able to find a broader selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Pam Northcutt with “Pies De Vine” will be at the market with her homemade fried pies. She plans to have a wide selection including apple, blueberry, blackberry, butterscotch, chocolate, peach, pecan, coconut and cherry. Lindsey Parsley also has homemade baked items along with canned vegetable.
The Cannon County Farmers Market is located at the Cannon County Arts Center every Saturday beginning at 6:00 A.M. Our producers are proud to offer locally grown farm fresh produce. Most Saturdays the market is open until noon or until the farm fresh fruits and vegetables have been sold.
Best way to get the best selection is to come early! We would like to start posting some your favorite recipes including locally grown fruits and vegetable. Either drop them by the Extension Office, any vendor at the Farmers Market on Saturday’s or e-mail to email@example.com.
If you need more information concerning the market or would like to become a vendor, contact Bruce Steelman at the Cannon County Extension Office (563-2554).