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This past December didn’t bring the same significant snowfall and freezing temperatures we’ve seen in recent years, and as a result we’re seeing some unexpected produce at winter farmers tailgate markets alongside winter stalwarts like sweet potatoes, apples, and collard greens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Just one more month of indoor winter tailgate markets! If you haven’t checked out what all of the excitement is about, be sure to visit before the end of March. Come see all of the wonderful farmers and other vendors who are making it possible to eat locally grown and produced food all year long!
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An interesting week at area farmers tailgate market as market vendors and shoppers were bundled up for our annual “blackberry winter,” referring to a cold snap that often occurs in late spring when the blackberries are in bloom.

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