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A taste of Thanksgiving

Get an early taste of Thanksgiving this Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. at the Wednesday Market off the square. Popular Thanksgiving dishes made with fresh, locally grown ingredients will be free for visitors. The meal will be laid out Thanksgiving-feast style under a tent on Concord Street beside the Wednesday Market building. ’We’ll be featuring favorite dishes prepared by local cooks using lots of locally grown and locally produced products,’ said organizer Beverly Walter. ‘It should be really fun. Our purpose is to encourage consumers to purchase locally for their Thanksgiving feasts.’ The Wednesday Market offers locally grown foods and locally made items every week of the year. Each Wednesday, local farmers and crafters harvest or create items which are ordered through WednesdayMarket.locallygrown.net and deliver them to Zebulon for customers to pick them up. Customers can order online by Monday nights at 10 p.m. and the fresh foods and products will be available at The Wednesday Market building at 15931 Concord St. in Zebulon from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Products available via The Wednesday Market include bakery goods, dairy, eggs, herbs and spices, honey, live plants, meat, nuts, pet supplies, vegetables, bath and beauty products, candles, farm crafts, holiday decorations, home and garden supplies, seeds, prepared food and processed foods. Each item is listed on the online market with the price. Local growers, bakers and builders include Blueberry Hill Farm of Meansville, Cinder and Bloom of Griffin, Concord Street Sweets of Zebulon, D&A Farm of Zebulon, Down the Lane Creatives of Griffin, Fox Hollow Farms of Locust Grove, Greenleaf Farms of Barnesville, JJ Botanics of Pike County, James Family Farm of Griffin, King Mountain Honey Farm of Thomaston, McCrary Farms of Molena, Miller Pye Farm of Milner, The Sell Farm of Pike County, Westerfield Farm of Molena and many others. To find out more, go to WednesdayMarket.locallygrown.net or visit The Wednesday Market. The market is sponsored by the Pike County Agribusiness Authority and run by a team of volunteers.

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