Stock up on Memorial Day Staples This Weekend
NACOGDOCHES- With the holiday weekend here, be sure to stop by the Farmer’s Market and stock up on a variety of fresh produce for your outdoor gathering.
Things to look for: baked goods (breads, cakes, mini cheesecakes, cookies, fried pies & pies), candles, canned goods (wild-picked jams & jellies including may haw, blackberry, blueberry, muscatine and wild plum as well as jams, marmalades, preserves, chow-chow, pickled vegetables, salsas & relishes), ceramics, artisan Texas cheese, freshly ground organic corn meal and whole wheat flour, free-range eggs, herbs (basil, coriander, mints, oregano, parsley, rosemary & thyme), dried herbs, local raw honey, jewelry, plants (house plants, bedding plants, fruit trees, trees & whips), smoothies, soaps (lye and herbal), ribboncane syrup, tamales, vinegars and fruit wines. LOCAL PRODUCE: asparagus, green beans, fresh pinto beans (shelled & unshelled), frozen shelled beans (butter, baby Lima & pinto), beets, blackberries, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, greens (arugula, beet, collard, kale, mustard, spinach, Swiss chard & turnip), kohlrabi, lettuce (mixed, red leaf & tasio), okra, frozen okra, onions (green, red, yellow & white), peaches, fresh shelled English peas, frozen shelled peas (black eye, brown Crowder & zipper cream), peas (English, snow & sugar snap), peppers (banana, green Bell, cayenne, cerranos & jalapeno), plums, new potatoes, radishes (icecycle & red), squash (8 ball, papaya, patti pan, pinata, yellow & zucchini), strawberries, sweet potatoes, tomatoes (green, hydroponic & red), turnips and yams.
Taqueria San Juan will be back this Saturday serving breakfast burritos, gorditas, nachos, quesadillas, popcorn shrimp, tamales and tacos. They will also have coffee.
Brandon Harris will play this Saturday. Brandon is a college student who plays a wide range of music.
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The Nacogdoches Farmers’ Market, located at the “hitch lot” at the corner of West Main and Pearl Streets, is open from 8 a.m. until noon or later every Saturday morning. The market is also open on Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. throughout the busy growing season. If the market parking lot is full, additional parking is available in the Nacogdoches County Courthouse Annex parking lot.
Please note that the Farmer’s Market is a “Smoke Free” facility for the health of our customers and vendors.