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Mississippi Farmers Market begins 2015 shopping season

farmers mkt logoJACKSON — The Mississippi Farmers Market will kick off the 2015 shopping season this Saturday, Jan. 31, with a selection of cold-weather crops. Through the utilization of high tunnels and greenhouses, farmers are able to offer customers a wide variety of crops earlier in the season. Farmers will be selling Mississippi-grown radishes, beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, and a variety of greens, among many other winter crops. Shoppers can always expect to find milk, cheeses, yogurt, honey, farm-fresh eggs, beef products, and an assortment of specialty food items and unique Mississippi hand-crafted items.

The Mississippi Farmers Market is located at 929 High Street adjacent to the Fairgrounds. The market is now open each Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will resume its three-days-per-week schedule in the spring as more crops become available. The Farmer’s Table Restaurant, located inside of the market, is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. “Like” The Farmers Table on Facebook for daily lunch specials. For more information about the market, call (601) 354-6573, download the Mississippi Farmers Market mobile app on your Apple or Android device, visit www.msfarmersmarket.com, or “Like” the Mississippi Farmers Market on Facebook.

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About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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