Farmers invite locals to enjoy fresh, locally-grown produce at the Coffee County Farmers Market.
The market, located behind the Coffee County Farm Bureau on Fort Street in Manchester, welcomes visitors from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m., every Saturday, May through October.
Albert Lynn, president of the market, has had a booth offering vegetables to customers for more 12 years.
“The market has been here for more than 40 years,” Lynn said. “Visitors can expect to find cucumbers, squash, zucchini, tomato, onions, cabbage, green beans, potatoes.”
He encouraged locals to visit the market and support local farmers.
“We are the local farmers,” he said. “Everything is locally-grown.”
Ryan Smith, 18, also offers produce to customers every week.
“I just graduated from Coffee County High School,” Smith said. “We come here every week on Saturday. We sell green beans, potatoes, squash, cucumbers, and soon we will have corn.”
Smith invited Manchester residents to purchase fresh, juicy and tasty produce.
“There are a lot of good people that have a lot of vegetables to offer,” Smith said. “They come here from all around town and sell local products. A lot of people’s gardens are coming in right now.”