Chattanooga Now Ooltewah farmers market opens

Chattanooga Now Ooltewah farmers market opens

April 25th, 2013 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

The Ooltewah Farmers Market will hold its grand opening from 2 to 5 p.m. today, April 25, at Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co., 5829 Main St. It will be open the same hours each Thursday during the growing season.

The market features local farmers selling just-havested produce. No wholesalers or resellers will be allowed. A variety of locally produced items will be available seasonally, including vegetables, fruits, free-range eggs, honey, meats, jams and jellies.

Organizers recommend:

• Bringing cash in small bills. Not all farmers accept credit or debit cards.

• Comfortable shoes.

• Asking questions. Talk directly with the farmer who grew your food. While there, ask how to receive a free gift.

• Staying connected. Visit the OFM page on Facebook to join the email list for updates on special events.

For more information, call 423-238-9775.