Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Farmers Market Opens at Friends of Dean Park


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Farmers Peggy and Alonzo Miller of Louisville, MS

Over 16 farmers have united to start a farmers’ market at Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP), 3890 Highway 15 South, Louisville, MS . The grand opening will be Monday, June 18, 2018, 10:30 – 6:00 p.m. The president of the group, Alonzo Miller is so excited about this venture and wants the public to know that they have been attempting to get this started for several years. He stated, “We have ready to harvest for the market: squash, cucumbers, purple hulled peas, butterbeans, watermelons, cabbage, tomatoes, string beans, okra and corn. We are asking for other farmers to join us. We will be located on the property o f Friends of Dean Park, Inc. which is south of Dean Park – actually right next door. We are appreciative of FODP for giving us this opportunity.” The market will be opened Monday through Saturday with fruits, veggies and canning goods. For more information, please contact Alonzo Miller, 662.705-1257.

Submitted by: Elmetra Patterson