Area farmer’s markets in full swing

Published 10:14 am Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Farmer’s markets are bustling throughout the area, offering produce and other products. On Saturday, May 7, vendors in Columbus included Love on a Leash owner Joeni Zink and mother, Beba Zink (above), who sell a variety of dog treats called “Love Bites” made from peanut butter and other natural ingredients. Other items available May 7 included plants from David and Anita Miller’s stand (right). The Millers sell tomato plants, herbs, hostas and Anita’s crafts, which include quilted hats and totes. Local markets are held in Columbus Saturdays from 8:30-11 a.m. in front of the courthouse, in Green Creek on Tuesdays from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Green Creek Fire Department, in Tryon on Thursdays from 4-6:30 p.m. on McCown Street and in Saluda on Fridays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the W. Main parking lot. See page 3 for more photos. (photos by Samantha Hurst)

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