Mississippi Farmers Market remains open SaturdaysChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 30, 2020
Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson reminds the public that the Mississippi Farmers Market on High Street will be open this Saturday, March 28, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
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"Some are offering pre-packed produce so fewer hands handle it. The produce, meat, eggs, dairy, and honey will be plentiful, and you won’t have to stand in long lines,” said Commissioner Gipson.
This week at the Mississippi Farmers Market shoppers can expect to find a variety of produce and herbs including carrots, cabbage, collard greens, garlic, ginger, cilantro, sunchokes, beets, turnip greens and roots, mustard greens, swiss chard, arugula, radishes, turmeric, mint, spinach, green onions, salad mix, lettuce, microgreens, kale, strawberries, parsley; a variety of beef, pork, and lamb cuts; dairy products such as milk and cheeses; honey, rice; tea; coffee; jams and jellies; breads and other baked goods; sauces and dressings; canned foods; flowers and plants; homemade soap; lip balms; and much more.
The Farmer’s Table restaurant, located inside the Mississippi Farmers Market, is open 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for take-out and delivery and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. for pickup. The Mississippi Farmers Market is located at 929 High Street, adjacent to the State Fairgrounds. The Market is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture, farms and farmers markets are considered an “essential business or operation” under Mississippi Executive Order 1463 signed on March 24, 2020, by Governor Tate Reeves. ■