China Grove Farmers Market update

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 7, 2011

By Joanne Johnson
For The Salisbury Post
CHINA GROVE ó Market at the Mill Farmerís Market is open on Friday afternoons from 4-7 p.m. in the parking lot of the China Grove Roller Mill Museum on Main Street. The market features plants, baked goods, produce and meats. Here is a list of the vendors and whatís available.
Ralph Compton has lush landscape plants, all perennial, some, he and his wife developed at their place on Collins street.
David and Crystal Allen of Tranquility Farm offer potted plants. David said they would have blackberries next Friday and possibly some honey. During the season they have muscadine, jellies and jams in addition to plants, honey and blackberries.
Doug Pittman from Sweet Pickles Bakery and Deli has cookies, cakes and other baked goods. Along with Doug, is Southern Style, with bread, jellies, salsa and very good-looking chicken salad.
Ashley`s Cake Company from right here in China Grove has custom cakes and desserts
T and D Charolais have lots of choices of prime pork, beef and chicken.
Bame Farm has a large selection of beef and pork along with free-range eggs.
Miller Produce and Ronnie Allman, Miller and Sons, had watermelon, cantaloupe, tomatoes, onions, squash, corn, cabbage, green beans, potatoes, Irish and sweet, cukes.
Tim Karriker also has an assortment of produce plus shelled pecans.
Cindy Sipp of Center of Creations has quilts, wall hangings, transfers, every stitch made by hand. She also makes Memory Quilts.
Joanne Johnson is a Master Gardener volunteer.