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Governor Ivey Proclaims July 22 as “Sweet Grown Alabama Day”

Sweet Grown Alabama Day was celebrated Wednesday at the State Capitol with a special farmers market. Governor Kay Ivey also issued a proclamation that declared July 22, 2020, Sweet Grown Alabama Day. Alabama’s farmers have a significant impact on Alabama with over 580,000 Alabamians working in agriculture and related industries. Nearly 30 vendors and “Sweet Grown Alabama” members joined the…

The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market Returns May 9

The Shoppes at EastChase Farmers Market returns Saturday, May 9. The Farmers Market and vendors are taking extra precautions to follow all CDC and State Farmers Market Authority guidelines.  Vendors will be spread out so that everyone can practice social distancing. For the time being, dogs will not be allowed. This is the 16th year for the Shoppes at EastChase…

Peak Selling Season for Small Farmers in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Small farmers in Dallas County generate a big portion of their annual income by taking advantage of the benefits that come from local Farmers Markets. Right now, locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables are in season. Small farmers can be found at area farmers markets trying to sell what they’ve grown. About thirty farmers do business…

Prattville Farmers Market Opens This Summer

Mark your calendar for the Grand Opening of the Prattville Farmers Market on Saturday, June 4, from 7:00 a.m. until noon at The Grove across from Pratt Park on Doster Road in Downtown Prattville. Fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables will be the star of the day, along with honey, artisan breads, handmade soaps, and other specialty items. Eric Hill of Legacy Catering…