Putting the Ag in Ag+Art


Farmers Market a popular stop during tour

By Charles Warner - cwarner@civitasmedia.com



Courtesy photo These peaches were among the varieties of produce for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.


Courtesy photo Honey was one of the locally cultivated foods for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.


Courtesy photo A table full of produce is the subject of the conversation between the farmer who cultivated them and a customer apparently interested in making a purchase. The conversation took place at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June.


Courtesy photo A customer and a farmer pose for a picture at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.


Courtesy photo Watermelons and peaches were among the produce for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. To help the kick the day off a water melon cutting was held at the market Saturday morning, the first day of the self-guided tour in the county.


Courtesy photo Popular with customers looking to buy fresh, locally grown produce, the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union was a popular stop on the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.


Courtesy photo The booths at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union were quite busy the last Saturday in June with farmers bringing their produce for sale and a water melon cutting to help kick off the day. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided Ag+Art Tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County the last weekend in June.


Courtesy photo There’s an agriculture these days without farm equipment like these on display during the Ag+Art Tour in Union County the last week in June. The Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union was a popular stop on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.


UNION COUNTY — Always popular with those looking for fresh produce grown locally the Union County Farmers Market was also a popular stop during the Ag+Art Tour.

A total of nine counties participated in this year’s “Free Farm+Art Tour” which was held every weekend in June. The last weekend of the month brought the tour to Union County allowing residents and visitors to tour a number of local historic, agricultural and artistic sites including:

• Cross Keys House Historic Garden

• Hereford Hills Ranch

• Jackson Farm Garden

• Olivia’s Way Gardening

• Piedmont Physic Garden

• Simple Times Farm

• Three Horse Milling Company

• Union County Farmers Market

Each site offered different activities for persons taking part in the self-guided tour.

At the Union County Farmers Market on Main Street in Union there was a “Watermelon Cutting” celebrating not only the tour, but also the opening of the season. In addition to enjoying the watermelon served for the occassion, those in attendance got to shop for a variety of food cultivated by farmers ranging from peaches to honey.

For more about this year’s Ag+Art Tour in Union County go online at www.uniondailytimes.com and see upcoming of The Union Times.

Courtesy photo These peaches were among the varieties of produce for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.III_..jpgCourtesy photo These peaches were among the varieties of produce for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.

Courtesy photo Honey was one of the locally cultivated foods for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.LocalHoney..jpgCourtesy photo Honey was one of the locally cultivated foods for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.

Courtesy photo A table full of produce is the subject of the conversation between the farmer who cultivated them and a customer apparently interested in making a purchase. The conversation took place at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.Mike_..jpgCourtesy photo A table full of produce is the subject of the conversation between the farmer who cultivated them and a customer apparently interested in making a purchase. The conversation took place at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June.

Courtesy photo A customer and a farmer pose for a picture at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.Stephanie.and_.Anthony..jpgCourtesy photo A customer and a farmer pose for a picture at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.

Courtesy photo Watermelons and peaches were among the produce for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. To help the kick the day off a water melon cutting was held at the market Saturday morning, the first day of the self-guided tour in the county.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.II_.06.25.16.jpgCourtesy photo Watermelons and peaches were among the produce for sale at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union during the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. To help the kick the day off a water melon cutting was held at the market Saturday morning, the first day of the self-guided tour in the county.

Courtesy photo Popular with customers looking to buy fresh, locally grown produce, the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union was a popular stop on the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.IV_..jpgCourtesy photo Popular with customers looking to buy fresh, locally grown produce, the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union was a popular stop on the Ag+Art Tour the last weekend in June. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.

Courtesy photo The booths at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union were quite busy the last Saturday in June with farmers bringing their produce for sale and a water melon cutting to help kick off the day. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided Ag+Art Tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County the last weekend in June.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.VIII_..jpgCourtesy photo The booths at the Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union were quite busy the last Saturday in June with farmers bringing their produce for sale and a water melon cutting to help kick off the day. The Farmers Market was one of eight stops on the self-guided Ag+Art Tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County the last weekend in June.

Courtesy photo There’s an agriculture these days without farm equipment like these on display during the Ag+Art Tour in Union County the last week in June. The Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union was a popular stop on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_thumbnail_AgArt.V..jpgCourtesy photo There’s an agriculture these days without farm equipment like these on display during the Ag+Art Tour in Union County the last week in June. The Union County Farmers Market on on Main Street in Union was a popular stop on the self-guided tour of historic, agricultural, and artistic locations in Union County.
Farmers Market a popular stop during tour

By Charles Warner

cwarner@civitasmedia.com

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

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