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Good Morning on the “Crispy” Fall Day, the Market is OPEN. Isn’t it great to being able to shop at a Farmers Market without going outside! The convenience of your home or office at anytime of the day on Sunday or Mondays. Please share our great online market with your family and friends, neighbors and co-workers. The more customers our market has the more vendors we can get and the more items will be available!

REMINDER: Halloween is Wednesday the 31st this year, we will have DELIVERY ON TUESDAY the 30th.

Please welcome Carole’s Herbs to the market..Carter and Sharmyn Smith are honoring her Mother’s memory and lessons about the benefits and uses of Herbs. It will be exciting to see what they will be bring to the market weekly. All Natural Chap-stick, Lavender Infused Oil, Herbal Healing Salve and Habanero Mint Jelly are available this week.

News from our GROWERS:

Short Mountain Cultures: If you’ve ever had an interest in fermented foods this will be a great Class to attend…… Also from Short Mountain Cultures: Spend the afternoon with Sandor Katz in our space at The Arts Center of Cannon County. You’ll learn the basic principles behind familiar fermented favorites such as beer, sourdough and yogurt and see demonstrations of intriguing live foods like kombucha and kefir. Snack on a beautiful spread including delicacies from Short Mountain Cultures and get juicy in a hands-on lesson in sauerkraut-making. Leave with a jar of your very own kraut to ferment at home.Sunday, October 21
1:00 pm –5:00 pm

Short Mountain Cultures
1424 John Bragg Hwy
Woodbury, TN
(Inside the Art Center)
$50* Includes a jar of sauerkraut and ferment-laden appetizers from Short Mountain Cultures.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: The fall reblooming azaleas just keep on blooming at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse, with 4 colors available now. I’m not really sure what the lower nighttime temperatures this week will do to blooms, but I can tell you that these sweet things are winter hardy, and that fall is the very best time to plant these, as well as perennial plants. Fall planting allows roots to develop and grow strong as they soak up the soil moisture while not having to deal with the beating sun of summer. Strong fall root growth means great winter bud set and fabulous spring blooms. So this fall you might add a few of these beautiful reblooming azaleas to your garden, or you might think about a few perennial plants, to get a jump on your beautiful spring garden.

Pre-ordering is now open for our beautiful Christmas wreaths and kissing balls. We will be able to make only a limited number of each (good help is hard to find!), and when they’re gone, they’re gone. Pre-order price will be in effect till Nov 15, so reserve yours now. We will fill orders as received, beginning about Dec 1. We will also have pink Christmas cacti and several colors of African violets in bloom for Christmas, and you may also reserve those now if you prefer. Just drop me an email to let me know if you want one or more of the potted plants, because they’re not currently available on the market.

Looking forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday.

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