Vote for your local Farmer’s Market

     WE NEED YOUR VOTES! Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market is one of the contestants in the 2012 America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest hosted each year by American Farmland Trust. Simply log on to www.farmland.org/vote and type in Nacogdoches Farmers Market! Voting ends September 3rd! Be sure to tell your friends and family!

    Things to look for: baked goods (breads, cakes, mini cheesecakes, cookies, fried pies & pies), candles, canned goods (jams & jellies, marmalades, preserves, chow-chow, pickled vegetables, salsas & relishes), artisan Texas cheese, free-range eggs, herbs (basil, mints, rosemary & thyme), dried herbs, local raw honey, jewelry, plants (house plants, bedding plants, fruit trees, trees & whips), shitake mushroom logs, smoothies, soaps (lye and herbal), tamales, vinegars and fruit wines. LOCAL PRODUCE: green beans, fresh shelled pinto beans, frozen shelled beans (butter, baby Lima & pinto), blueberries, cabbages, cantaloupe, carrots, fresh corn, cucumbers (Amenian, boothby blonde, jade, lemon, market-more, Poona Kheera & regular), Indian corn, eggplants (black beauty & dancer), figs, greens (kale, mustard, spinach & turnip), okra, onions (green, red, yellow & white), peaches, pears, fresh shelled English peas & purple hull, frozen shelled peas (black eye, brown Crowder, lady cream & zipper cream), unshelled, purple hull peas, peppers (Anaheim, banana, green Bell, cayenne, serranos, chili, jalapeno, poblano & red hot cherry), new potatoes, squash (patti pan, yellow, goldy zucchini & green zucchini), tomatoes (sun gold cherry, beefsteak, brandy wine, black cherry, grape, green, porter, Roma, slicer, sweet 100, yellow pear) and watermelons.

    Taqueria San Juan serve breakfast burritos, gorditas, nachos, quesadillas, popcorn shrimp, tamales and tacos. They also have coffee.

    If you would like to sign up for the weekly Farmers’ Market email update, please send an email to obriens@ci.nacogdoches.tx.us. You are also more than welcome to visit www.farmermktnac.blogspot.com. Also be our fan on facebook@NacogdochesFarmersMarket.

    The Nacogdoches Farmers’ Market, located at the “hitch lot” at the corner of West Main and Pearl Streets, is open from 8 a.m. until noon or later every Saturday morning. The market is also open on Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. until August 29th. If the market parking lot is full, additional parking is available in the Nacogdoches County Courthouse Annex parking lot.

    Please note that the Farmer’s Market is a “Smoke Free” facility for the health of our customers and vendors.

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