Market at the Mill update

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 5, 2011

By Martha Mincey Spencer – At last Friday’s Market at the Mill, Miller and Sons Produce had an excellent selection of 10 different varieties of apples, corn, green beans, okra, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and honey.
Friday will be the last day for the market this year. Market Manager, Allan Goodman, will host a stir-fry vegetable demonstration with vegetables from the market vendors at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to not only watch the demonstration but also to sample. Chicken from Gary’s BBQ and rice from China Buffet will also be provided. Food will be served on a first come basis. Come, learn, eat and enjoy.
Hours are 4-7 p.m.
The watermelon contest ended Friday. Each winner received $100 for the fruits of their labor.
Youth category winner — 12 year old Seth Hunt with a 98.5 pound watermelon. Buddy Edwards won the adult category with a 140 pound watermelon.
Martha Mincey is a Master Gardener volunteer.