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Blueberries, Pickles and Hemp Seed at the Farmers Market

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blueberriesWhen you shop a local farmers market you find an outstanding variety of foods that are fresh and tasty. You are also supporting a local and sustainable food system that not only supplies us with local foods, but you are also helping to keep these small farm owners in business.

Joining us on June 7th is Olive My Pickle who brings stuffed olives, sour pickles, KimChi, sauerkraut, hummus, Ganoush, and stuffed grape leaves to the market every other Saturday.

Also joining us this Saturday is Blue Planet Organic. Sonya brings us organic nut butters, quinoa, hemp seed, fennel seed, organic black beans, chickpeas, and more.

It is also blueberry season and Harrietts Bluff Farm has been joining us weekly with organic blueberries. Owned and operated by Gerard Krewer, a specialist know worldwide for his expertise in blueberries and other fruits, Dr. Krewer has agriculture and horiculture degrees from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D from Clemson University.

Our featured non-profit booth this week will be our friends at Community Hospice, and musical entertainment will be provided by the talented Jennifer Burns.

The Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market in located in the open air, under the Spanish moss draped oak and cedar trees of N. 7th Street in Fernandina Beach, Florida. The market is open rain or shine, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, and your well-behaved, leashed pets are always welcomed.

For more information, please call (904) 557-8229.

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