Thursday, May 23, 2013
The market runs from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Main Street in Tucker.
Tucker Farmers' Market will present musician Charles Absher on Thursday, May 23 as part of its Music at the Market series. The Community Booth will be in place, as usual, and so will at least 35 food vendors. ArtReach Project America will be promoting their upcoming fundraiser for veterans. Be sure to friend Tucker Farmers Market on Facebook Related content on Tucker Patch
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Due to impending bad weather...
Due to predications of very severe weather this afternoon for the Atlanta metro area, the Tucker Farmers Market is cancelled for today, Thursday, April 11. Please be alert and safe - forecasts predict large hail, straightline winds and tornadoes. It will be back next week; same time, same place.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Marley Bridges conducted a study on farmers' markets.
Marley Bridges, a sixth-grader at Tucker Middle School, won a Best in Economics, Class I award at the recent Georgia Social Studies Fair. Her project was titled What are the Economic Effects of Farmers' Markets in Georgia. She used her love of the Tucker Farmers' Market and her time volunteering there for Seth Hancock of Dillwood Farms as inspiration. Sarah Bridges, Marley's mother, sent Patch the following summary: Marley loves the idea of local people eating local healthy food. Her experience allowed her to talk with customers about the different vegetables Dillwood Farms sold. This included what they tasted like, the different ways you could prepare them and the healthy aspect of eating fresh local grown food. She was also exposed to …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
On Thursday, April 4, 2013, the Tucker Farmers Market will open for its second season. The market will continue to operate from its central location at 2333 Main Street in the Freemasons Square and Bank of America parking lot. The market will run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Thursday until Dec. 19. Last year, with the help of word-of-mouth from both customers and vendors, the market grew from seven vendors during the first market to more than 35 vendors weekly. Only two months after the market began, it was named “Market to Watch” in Atlanta Magazine. This season, the market will add a number of new features, including a picnic area for customers to linger and enjoy their purchases and the upbeat local music. Educational sessions, …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Dec. 13 marks the final market of the season.
Well, it's time to say goodbye 'til spring. This week, December 13, will be our final market of the season. We can't thank you enough for your support through our inaugural year, and we'll see you again when the second season begins. This week, the Tucker Farmers Market will be open as usual from 4 - 8 p.m., with fine locally grown and made foods to fill your holiday table. Plus, for the holiday season, we have added arts and crafts vendors with jewelry, knitted items, and more! Local favorites, Cicada Rhythm, will be in the music tent to send us off in style! Be sure to check out the Vendor Roster for this week on our web site. It can be a great inspiration for your grocery list! Can't wait to see you today, Thursday, Dec. 13, 4-8 p.m., …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Tucker’s annual holiday festival got a ho-ho-whole lot bigger and better this year.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Pam McNall
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The evening started last Thursday with the anxious anticipation of parents, cameras in hand, waiting for the Northlake Children’s Chorus to ring in this year’s holiday season. Tucker resident Jeff Sears watched while daughter Annabelle sang Jingle Bells and Christmas is Coming with her fellow carolers. “The best yet,” acknowledged Sears. “They picked a good day of the week, in conjunction with the (Tucker) Farmer’s Market. More people are here this year.” Ester Davis agreed this year has been the best Christmas on Main Street yet. “We come to almost every event downtown. It makes you feel like you live in a small town. This is just so nice,” said Davis. The new additions of live music, more food and vendors is all thanks to OTTMA, the Old …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The market is on from 4 to 8 p.m., and the Christmas Festival starts at 6 p.m.
Join us today, Thursday, Dec 6, for Christmas on Main - a community celebration of the holidays, where Main St. is transformed into a winter wonderland. The Tucker Farmers Market will be open as usual from 4-8 p.m., with fine locally grown and made foods to fill your holiday table. Plus, for the holiday season, we have added arts and crafts vendors with jewelry, knitted items, and more! From 6-9 p.m., enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas on Main, including the lighting of the Great Tree at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to check out the Vendor Roster for this week. It can be a great inspiration for your grocery list! See you Thursday at 2333 Main Street, in the courtyard and Bank of America parking lot. Friend us on Facebook or check out our …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Three more weeks starting today, then it's over until next year.
The Tucker Farmers Market offers fine locally grown and made foods to fill your holiday table. Plus, for the holiday season, we have added arts and crafts vendors with jewelry, knitted items, and more! FOOD DRIVE for NETworks Cooperative Ministry and NET Food Pantry - We are accepting canned food items for these two essential Tucker resources. Please bring canned items or dry goods that are within their expiration dates and do not require refrigeration. Of particular need are pop-top canned goods (that do not require a can opener); individual serving microwave containers of foods like macaroni and cheese; fruit/jello/pudding cups that do not require refrigeration; and individually wrapped snack crackers, granola bars, trail mix packs. …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Now through Dec. 13, the farmer's market will include holiday gifts in addition to local foods.
Tucker Farmers Market is adding holiday markets to its repertoire and welcoming some new vendors today. New vendors include Mercier Orchards (apples and apple cider) and Java Genesis Coffee Roasting (whole bean and ground coffee). Marsha Marsha Jewels crafts jewelry with pearls and Tibetan turquoise. Kyra's Kreations creates crocheted, knitted and sewn items with beaded accessories and hair clips, all one-of-a-kind and natural. Other returning vendors include Straight From the Backyard, Happy Hogs, Castle Rock Honey, Nazifa's Bakery, Dr. Sweet's Cake Emporium and Tiffany's Soy Candles. Click here to see the full list of vendors. The Tucker High School Quarterback Club will be selling discount cards and program books for $10 each. The …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The market offers special extra treats this week for kids and adults alike.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Emma Harger
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Today at the Tucker Farmers Market, it's Trick or Treat time! Look for orange balloons around the market for treats and surprises. Costumes are encouraged for kids and adults. In fact, Sweet Dee's Bakeshop will offer a 20 percent discount to customers in costume. Also at Tucker Farmers Market this week: Check out a full list of vendors and more information here. The Tucker Farmers Market will be in the Bank of America parking lot at 2333 Main Street today from 4-8 p.m.