homepage logo

Farmers Market Opens

By Staff | Sep 5, 2012
Pictured are just a few of the beautiful flower arrangements sold at the farmer’s market by George and Julie McCoy of Sunshine Farms.
Don Macnaughtan holds a bag of daffodil bulbs, part of the many good deals offered at his booth at Grow Local, Go Local’s first farmer’s market Thursday evening.
Chris Hoke of Rising Moon Farm offers a variety of colorful fresh cut flowers, herbs, garlic, and pesto at Thursday’s farmer’s market.
Sugarcreek Sugarworks, above, offered a wide selection of bottles of their sweet 100 percent pure maple syrups.

Pictured are New Martinsville City Mayor Keith Nelsen; Grow Local, Go Local Farmer Market organizer, Tom Myslinsky, and Wetzel County Commission Vice President Bob Gorby officially opening the farmer’s market festivities Thursday with the ceremonial ringing of a bell.

Gorby said of Myslinsky’s part in the market, “Tom is doing a great job; it’s great he’s gotten this started.” Mayor Nelsen added, “It’s a good thing it’s local; people know what they are getting.”

Farmers markets will continue to be held each Thursday at Bruce Park in New Martinsville through Oct. 4, 4-7 p.m.