Look for early corn, green beans and tomatoes at Farmers Market
SALISBURY — Summer weather has returned and summer vegetables are beginning to make their way into the market. Salisbury Farmers Market Manager Harry Agner has this market update for local shoppers:
• Local summer squash now here with yellow and zucchini, as well as patty pan squash.
• Superior grown Brussels sprouts.
• Collards, normally produced in the fall, are now available.
• Asparagus is also available at the market.
• Fresh local garlic.
• Some locally grown strawberries.
• Green beans have been popular and usually sell out early.
• Assorted beef, chicken and pork products.
• Local handmade cheese from Iredell County.
• Local field grown tomatoes have just arrived.
• Sweet corn will make its first appearance this summer.
• Early okra will also be available at the market.
• Handmade custom made birdhouses.
• Sugar-snap peas are also available at the market this week.
• Goat’s milk soap for those with skin problems.
• Homemade dog treats are available.
• Home baked goods continue to be a market favorite.
It is important to shop early to get best selection as some items may be limited. Local growers make a special effort to produce clean and safe produce for their shoppers.
The market is open 8 a.m. to noon. The market relocated to the corner of South Jackson and West Fisher Streets in downtown Salisbury near Rowan Public Library earlier this spring. Go to www.salisburyfarmersmarket.com for more information about the market and its vendors.