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Okra, cucumber, yellow squash, and more at Barnes Drugs in Valdosta today

Farmacy is today. 1:30-3:30 at Barnes Drugs. Corner of Savannah and Patterson in Valdosta. I will have okra and grits and lots of other delicious stuff. So will Thelma. Don’t miss out.

Okra Paradise Farms price list

Okra Paradise Farms
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Potatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, and rosemary

Gretchen took this yellow squash and zucchini to Wiregrass Farmers Market in Tifton, GA this morning, along with fresh-plowed potatoes, rosemary, and of course heirloom corn grits. Yellow squash and zuchinni That’s 9AM to noon, behind the Country Store at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture (Agrirama), 1392 Whiddon Mill Road, Tifton GA 31794.

Did you know zucchini is actually a fruit, even though it’s cooked and eaten as a vegetable? And the name is Italian, because the type we eat today was developed in Italy, even though like all squash its ancestors came from the Americas? More about Cucurbita pepo, also known as courgette or vegetable marrow, by Master Gardener Laurel Reader, Zucchini: A Treat in the Heat.

Cutting rosemary

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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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