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Celebrate Addition to Better Hometown at the Market

Celebrate Addition to Better Hometown at the Market

The Farmers and Artisans Market will include a celebration for Byron Better Hometown Manager Regina Mansfield's baby-to-be.

The market is scheduled for Saturday, July 9  from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vegetables and crafts will be available for sale.

Refreshments will also be on hand to celebrate the baby on its way, Isabella. The Think Pink celebration is from 10 a.m. until noon.

For more information, call 478-214-5560.

Want to Learn About Aquaculture Systems?

You can take a class on small-scale recirculating aquaculture systems at Fort Valley State University.

This program provides an introduction to the basic principles of the design, components and operation of small-scale recirculating aquaculture systems along with the management of water quality and species selection.

The class is scheduled for July 14 from 1-5 p.m.

Call Dr. Patricia Duncan at 478-825-6575 or 6335 to register or e-mail duncanp@fvsu.edu. The class is $5.


Fort Valley's Farmers Market Offers Watermelon Variety

The Fort Valley Farmers Market takes place today from 3-8 p.m.

You will be able to find at least five different kinds of watermelons and fresh tomatoes, a Peach Chamber release says.

If you are interested in selling at the market, contact Fort Valley Main Street at 478-825-5986.

Vote: Your Farmers Market as America's Favorite

Make sure to vote in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest and let the world know why you love your local market. 

1. Once you click the link, search for your town or zip code in the box. 

2. When you see your farmers market, click on the farmers market name.

3. Submit the information, with a short description of why your farmers market is great to finish your vote!

Farmers Fest Comes to Fort Valley!

Farmers Fest Comes to Fort Valley!

A farmers fest is scheduled for July 1 from 3-8 p.m.

The event will take place in Downtown Fort Valley. There will be produce, crafts, music and barbeque.

All produce and crafts on site are Georgia grown and made.

For more information, call 478-825-5986.

Mulberry St. Market Today!

Today the Mulberry Market in Downtown Macon features Deer Creek Farms in Forsyth, Dickey Farms in Musella, Davis Farms in Roberta, The Little Farm in Gray and the Evergreen East Farm in Jeffersonville.

The Mulberry St. Market is happening from 4-7 p.m. today, Wednesday.

Not only will you find produce, you can find beef, baked goods and jellies.

If you take photos, e-mail them to us at whereyoulive@13wmaz.com.

Patchwork Picnic This Weekend!

 May 14th the Patchwork Picnic will take place at Jailhouse Park from 9am-1pm  during the Byron Farmers Market. It'll be a day of picnicking, strolling through the quilt display,  and vendors sellings plants, produce and arts.

Picnic lunches will be available for sale from the Drugstore Deli and quilts will also be avaible to rent or purchase just for this special event.

If it rains, the event will be rescheduled.