After an 18 month battle Markus Gaffney’s dreams of a grand opening and fully functional farm and market will not happen as he dreamed but starting this Sunday (June 14th) from 2pm-5pm he will open a produce stand at 307 Walker street on a much smaller scale. Other vendors will be following in the next few weeks.
Produce selection will consist of organic and non-organic produce. Other than 4-6 items everything is grown in Georgia and much grown ITP. Here is a partial list of what’s available this weekend, online pre-orders coming soon:
Asparagus- White, Purple, and Green
Tomatoes- Heirloom Cherry (Chocolate, Lemon Pears, and Starburst)
Heirloom Large (Faded Glory, Rutgers, Mr. Stripy, Chocolate)
Vine Ripe Beefsteak (Green also available for Fried Green Tomatoes)
Corn (yellow & white)
Squash (straight and crooked neck)
Mushrooms (shitake and portabella)
Red bell peppers
Fingerling potatoes (purple, red creamers ,and white)
Baby Rainbow Carrots (purple, red, yellow, white, and orange)
Markus Gaffney has been plugging away at the farmer’s market down at 307 Walker St and boy does the hard work show! Check out the recent press in Atlanta Intown – http://www.atlantaintownpaper.com/2015/04/intown-farmers-markets-open-for-the-season/
Markus has also been spearheading the pumpkin patch fundraiser at the Railside Dog Park!
Please make sure to stop by the garden, say “hi”, offer a hand, whatever you have the time for! Now we get to add shopping to that list so get out there Sunday and support the Atlanta Veterans Farmers Market!
Markus Gaffney – Atlanta Veterans Farmers Market
307 Walker Street, Atlanta,GA 30313
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