Oconee Farmer's Market
Vendors will bring vegetables for the table, plants for the garden, baked goods, jams, eggs from free-range chickens, steaks and other cuts of grass-fed beef, pastas, soaps, and dog biscuits.
Market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Third Street at Main Street is open this year, providing easy access to the large parking lot behind the Courthouse itself.
Support the farmers and other artisans from the community.
Special Events: Kids Day, T-Shirts, Reusable Bags
-Kids Day: This Saturday is Kids Day at the Farmers Market! Oconee 4-H members will be present to paint faces, make balloon animals, and make crafts!
-T-Shirts: We have t-shirts! Sizes range from adult XS to adult 2XL. Shirts are available in grey, green, and blue and feature the Oconee Farmers Market logo on the front. They are $10 and can be purchased with cash or check payable to the Oconee Farmers Market. Photos of our shirts can be found on our Instagram page.
-Shopping Bags: We also have reusable shopping bags for sale. They are beige bags that feature the Oconee Farmers Market logo on the front in green ink. They are available in a small size ($6) and a large size ($8). Stop by the market manager tent at the market to purchase. They can be purchased with cash or check payable to the Oconee Farmers Market. Photos of the bags can be found on our Instagram page
-Feedback Survey: We want to hear from YOU! The Farmers Market board would like to know what your thoughts about the market are. What do you like? What don't you like? What are we missing? This survey only takes a few minutes and your feedback will help us grow our market bigger and better! The survey can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/pRGzkFbWwRyevDHq1
-Social Media Updates: We send out a lot of information about the market via our social medias. They are a great way to stay in the know about what's happening at the market! If you have not followed us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, our usernames are:
This Week's Vendors:
From the Farm and Kitchen
-Diana and Juan Rubin (il Gelato): pastas, salsas, raviolis, lasagna, eggplants (rollatini and parmigiana) and our gelato
-Sunshine Farm: Broccoli, butternut squash, cucumbers, green beans, peas, onions, sweet potatoes, zucchini, dried apples, jams and empanadas
-Gifford Argo: turnip greens, collards, green onions, tomatoes, squash and cabbage, preserves
-Latimer Luck Acres: goat's milk soap
-Sandra Bowden: Cakes, baked goods
-Covenant Valley Farms: Local Honey, Sourwood Honey, grass-fed Angus beef, free-range eggs, handcrafted lip balms and lotion bars
-Mama Bird's Granola: Tamales, granola
-Autumn's and Ila's Creations: Cupcakes and cookies
-Wagon Wheel Ranch: 100% grass fed, grass finished beef, pasture raised brown eggs
-Mary Ann Simmons: green beans, potatoes, bell peppers, eggplants and cabbage, Chocolate Candy and peanut brittle
-Best Friends Biscuits: all natural, vegetarian dog treats
Arts and Crafts
-Joy's Gorgeous Gourds and Creative Crafts: re-purposed jewelry, decorative gourds, pottery
Entertainment, 9am-11am: Random Acts
David and Lynda are The Murder Mystery Company, USA's most popular interactive musical mystery troupe performing in 35 states! The ultimate solution for your holiday gatherings, company parties, corporate team building, birthdays and much more! This Saturday, they will bring cover songs from every decade-- songs for the whole family
Saturday mornings at the Oconee Farmers Market are divine! Fresh produce, local vendors, live music and neighbors galore make our weekly event worth coming out to enjoy time and time again. Thank you for signing up to me on our email list!
Our mailing address is:
Oconee Farmers Market
PO Box 91
Watkinsville, Ga 30677
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Saturday, August 19, 2017
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