Category Archives: Potatoes

Okra, eggplants, peppers, potatoes, and popcorn at Valdosta Farm Days 2015-07-18

Also rosemary, collard seeds…. A bit muggy, you can tell by the foggy picture Gretchen just took at the historic Lowndes County Courthouse in downtown Valdosta, Georgia.

526x701 Market time, in OPF at Valdosta Farm Days, by Gretchen Quarterman, 18 July 2015

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Potatoes dug up yesterday at Valdosta Farm Days this morning

Gretchen and Cidalia just dug up these potatoes yesterday and this morning she’s taking them to Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, 9AM to 1PM, at the historic Lowndes County Courthouse. Continue reading

Valdosta Farm Days –Gretchen on WALB

Gretchen is at the old Lowndes County Courthouse now, setting up for Valdosta Farm Days, 9AM to 1PM today.

By Colter Anstaetts reported from Okra Paradise Farms for WALB yesterday, Lowndes County farmers ready for “Farm Days”,

Lowndes County farmers will be at the courthouse in downtown Valdosta from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. selling their crops. This is the fourth year for the “Farm Days” program, and Lowndes County farmers are looking forward to it.

“I’m definitely looking forward to Farm days,” said Gretchen Quarterman, a farmer in Hahira. “It’s an excellent opportunity for farmers, not only to sell but for local people to get local, fresh food. And, when we buy from local farmers we support the local economy.”

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Potatoes to market

We dug the potatoes and washed them yesterday, and this morning Gretchen just left with them for Valdosta Farm Days, Historic Courthouse Square, 100 West Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA:

Digging and washing:

Digging Washing

Potatoes and grits, plus rosemary, in the car for Valdosta Farm Days: Continue reading

Ready for Valdosta Farm Days

Brown Dog prepares corn while Yellow Dog says it’s time for Valdosta Farm Days!

Brown Dog with corn and Yellow Dog

You can find Gretchen with rosemary and grits and corn meal from Okra Paradise Farms at the historic Lowndes County Courthouse today from 9 AM to 1PM.

Gretchen with rosemary for Valdosta Farm Days and Yellow Dog Downtown Valdosta Farm Days

Not quite ready today, but next time: potatoes.

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