New Albany, MS – 4/12/2013 – This year Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market will host Folk Art on the River every 2nd Saturday of Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market. June 8th, July 13th and August 10th. Hours for 2nd Saturdays will be 7 am to 12 pm. Local folk artists will have their art for sale. There will be a Wee Folk Hour from 10 am to 11 am. Activities for the kids will include a guided nature walk through the Arboretum with Sherra Owen, storytelling by the Tallahatchie River Players and a folk art craft. There will also be a Pickers’ Art Contest and live Bluegrass. (more…)
New Albany, MS – 5/24/2013 – Mary Jennifer Russell of Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market, Lisa James of the Union County Master Gardeners and Jean Ashcraft of Speak Green Mississippi recently attended a 2-day state-sponsored workshop where they were awarded a $3,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission. Their winning proposal “2nd Saturdays – Folk Art on the River” is an expansion of Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market. The expansion includes a folk art market, nature walks, children’s folk art craft, story telling, pickers art contest, agri-tours to local farms, community yoga and frisbee golf. (more…)
New Albany, MS – 4/18/2013 – Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market on the Tallahatchie Riverbank starts its second year Saturday, May 18 with a plant sale by the Union County Master Gardeners. The market will be open every Saturday through August 31st from 7 am to 10 am. Eligible growers will also be allowed to sell on any given day as produce is available. Sponsors, Sugaree’s Bakery and High Point Coffee will be providing free biscuits and coffee to the 1st 100 people. There will be live local music each Saturday. Tallahatchie Yoga will have Community Yoga every Saturday at 9 am on site. The market will sell only locally grown produce, processed farm goods, canned fruits and vegetables, home baked goods and local hand-made crafts. No live animals will be sold. (more…)
New Albany, MS - 2/25/2013 - Sugaree's Bakery is sponsoring three new Community Supported Agriculture programs this year. Certified Naturally Grown fruits and vegetables, all natural free range chicken and handmade stone ground wheat bread will be offered through the bakery and Biscuits & Jam Farmers' Market.