Farmer’s Market Opens on Saturday

By Bonnie L. Jackson
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The Copiah County Farmers Market will open on Saturday from  8 a.m. to Noon.
The market will be located at the Hazlehurst Pavilion next to the railroad tracks.
According to David Yowell, Market Manager, vendors will have the following items for sale: cabbage, green beans, new potatoes, tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, onions, kale, honey, plums, can goods including jellies, jams, and sauces, crafts such as stained glass.
Abbey Matthews will provide entertainment at this week’s market. Entertainers are encouraged to perform at the market during this season.  Local favorites such  as Judahseed and the Gospel Girlz are on tap to perform.
Tickets for a chance to win a guitar made by one of the Copiah’s own craftsman, Paul Ellis, will be available until July.  The guitar will be on display at various banks and businesses throughout the county. This week Copiah Bank, downtown Hazlehurst  Branch, will have the guitar on display.
Tickets may be purchased from farmers market committee members and Hazlehurst Area Chamber of Commerce members. Tickets will be available at the farmers market on Saturdays.
Anyone interested in performing or selling their produce should contact David Yowell at (769)  232-2657, or [email protected]

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