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9/14 and Know Your Farmer


The weather is going to be perfect…..before you shop, join us for a muffin and cup of coffee and hob nob with the neighbors….good blue grass music on tap as well as all the fall produce you are looking for…great goat cheese, meat for your weekend grilling and some cool crafts. Lots of puppies to pet and we have dancing babies pretty much every week. Don’t miss out—come see us!

In addition to our 25+ produce, meat, cheese, egg, bread & craft vendors who are with us every week, we welcome these visiting vendors:
Daffodil Hill Mums back again!
Sheek Treats Baked pet goodies

Music: Jeter Family—Rural Route Bluegrass Band

This week’s featured farmer is

Jose Diaz:
Read all about Jose and get a recipe for tomatillo salsa here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

9/7 and Know Your Farmer


Don’t miss a Free Health Fair! brought to us by UT Extension. Check your BMI, glucose leves, blood pressure, more! They will be set up in Bear’s spot and in front of the courthouse on Main Street.

Mums will be back, and lots of them!

Music We welcome to the market this year’s wonderful Farm to Table musicians: Megan Gregory and Friends

A number of our regular crafters will be at the Dragon Boat Festival, but look for

  • Don Burger’s Pottery
  • “Sophie & Grace” Kitchen & garden aprons
  • “Earth Thyme”, herbal cleaning products
  • Lavender Creations by Pat Osborne

This week’s featured farmer is

Peacock Artisan Breads (of Farmhouse Gallery & Gardens):
Read all about Pat Lynch and her wood-fired baking: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

Farm to Table, 8/31 notes and Know Your Farmer



First, a shout out to all the wonderful donors, volunteers, farmers and diners who supported of the Farm to Table fundraiser last Saturday! Spectacular!
Particular thanks to our major donors:

  • Main Street Cafe & Catering
  • Bomba’s Fresh Italian
  • Jonesborough Wine and Spirits
  • Action Rental Kingsport
  • Depot Street Brewery
  • Woven Creative Studios (for more photos, see 2013 FTT first photos)

The proceeds from this dinner keep our market running smoothly and will help seed new things to come!

Music tomorrow: ETSU Old Time

It’s time for mums! Bo Shadden & Dafodill Hill’s colorful fall mums will be returning to the market this week.

This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “Heavy Metal Milkman,” recycled creations by Todd Peters
  • “Mt Riga Baskets” by Diane Thompson

This week’s featured farmer is Phillip Ottinger:

Buffalo Trail Orchard
Read all about Phillip Ottinger and find a fresh apple cake recipe here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

8/24 notes and know your beekeeper


Come out in the morning for a bountiful late summer market, and a beautiful morning, if the forecast is to be believed!

You should find a little of everything, from apples to zucchini! And Sunset View Farm reports that they will be bringing their bumper crop of peaches & cream corn.

Music tomorrow: Lee & Emily Bidgood

This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “All Nature Sings,” Herbal soaps by Ginny Wall
  • “Heavy Metal Milkman” recycled metal creations by Todd Peters

    This week’s featured farmer is also a Jonesborough beekeeper:

    Claudia Randolph
    Read all about Claudia and find a honey recipe here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

8/17 notes & Know Your Farmer


Music tomorrow: Laura Harringtons young fiddlers!
This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “Sheek Treats,” baked treats for dogs
  • “Earth Thyme” natural household products

Away tomorrow: Stoney Slope farm (between crops), Rodney Webb (Shiitake mushrooms) & David Cook Photography.

Reminder for SNAP/EBT customers: Now thru the end of the season, our EBT bonus is doubled! Spend $20 with EBT, get $40 to spend at market. Help us spread the word!

This week’s featured farmer is

Jack Woodworth
Read all about Ziegenwald Dairy and find an introduction to goat cheese here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

Thanksgiving in August, notes for 8/10, Know your farmer


You’ve heard of Christmas in July, right? Well how about Thanksgiving in August?

We don’t want to wait til the end of the season to let all of our market community know how much YOU are appreciated!
THANK YOU to our many market volunteers! Whether you’re staffing the info booth, setting up tents, counting tokens, posting on Facebook, reading or writing articles for the newspaper….everything you do is so important to the smooth running of the market!
THANK YOU to our vendors, who constantly pitch in, help the managers and each other, donate to the musicians, and bring us wonderful local goods!
THANK YOU to the customers who support us….rain or shine!
THANK YOU to the market board members & managers…who spend countless hours working to make the market the best it can be.
And THANK YOU to our musicians, and to Roy for helping us organize them! Speaking of which….

Music tomorrow: Ed Snodderly

This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “All Nature Sings,” Herbal soaps by Ginny Wall.
  • “Momma Chappell’s Herbs & Art”

Also, we will welcome new vendor Robert Ellis, who will offer blackberry and sourwood honey.

News for SNAP/EBT customers: Tomorrow thru the end of the season, our EBT bonus is doubled! Spend $20 with EBT, get $40 to spend at market. Help us spread the word!

Happening in town: Its the centennial celebration of the Jonesborough courthouse! Several events throughout the weekend. See schedule of events here.

This week’s featured farmer is “the mushroom guy”:

Salamander Springs Gardens
Read all about Rodney Webb and find his Shiitake cooking tips here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

8/3 and Know your...Baker!


For tomorrow’s market, 8/3:

Music: Singer-songwriter and faithful market customer Marilyn Duncan, with additional songs provided by the Sanders Sisters.

This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “Sophie & Grace,” kitchen & garden aprons
  • “Heavy Metal Milkman” recycled metal creations by Todd Peters

This week’s featured farmers are some of our bakers:

Carol’s Cakes
Read all about Carol Rouse and Donna Organ here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com



See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

Bag left at market 7/20


At the market LAST week (7/20) a shopping bag with a purchase from Bear was left at Carol’s Cakes booth.

Please call or email to claim…we want to get this purchase back to its rightful owner!

Thanks—
Karen at 423-571-2235
jbofarmersmarket@gmail.com

7/27 & Know Your Farmer


For tomorrow’s market, 7/27:

More fresh local CORN!
And so much more….

Music: Crazy Water Crystals see their website here

This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “All Nature Sings,” herbal soaps
  • “Heavy Metal Milkman” recycled metal creations by Todd Peters

This week’s featured farmers:

Uncle Rob’s Garden Fresh Produce
Read all about Robert Senn here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com



See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square

7/20 notes & Know Your Farmer


For Saturday’s market, 7/20:

Hope to see everyone tomorrow, we have berries, a couple new produce vendors and good music. You might even feel like kicking up your heels.

Music: The Barefoot Movement. These folks have been playing at the market from their early days (and ours too!). This year they’ve been touring nationally and placed as the first runners up in the Telluride Bluegrass Festival new band competition!

Happening in town: Relay for Life…noon to midnight on Main Street.

This week in the rotating craft/specialty booth:

  • “Sheek Treats,” baked pet treats
  • “Mt. Riga Baskets,” handwoven by Diane Thompson

    This week’s featured farmers:

    Rogue Harbor Farm
    Read all about Aubrey & Linda Raper here: www.jfmvendors.blogspot.com

See you tomorrow!
8am-noon
Courthouse Square