Spring Market returns to the Railroad Park in early April

Published 1:38 pm Friday, March 24, 2023

BROOKHAVEN — Farmers Market returns to the railroad park in two weeks. Brookhaven’s market is held when produce is available from local farmers. Arts and crafts are also welcomed at the market. 

Spring Market will open up at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 7 in downtown Brookhaven. Markets are from 8:30a.m. to 12p.m. on Fridays. It is the second annual spring market, according to the Brookhaven Farmers Market Facebook page. MSU Extension agent Keith Whitehead will present on how people can grow tomatoes from 10 a.m. to 11p.m. 

The Gardeners Shop is one of a few special guests who will be at the market. They are asking people to bring any donations of canned or non-perishable food items. In exchange, they will give packs of flowers and vegetable seeds. Donations are given to the Brookhaven Outreach Ministries Food Pantry. 

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Pell Farm, located in Silver Creek, will be at the market to sell Spilanthe plants and Malabar Spinach plants. According to their Facebook page, Spilanthe is a medicinal plant used to treat toothaches and other pains. They said Malabar spinach grows on a purple vine and its berries can be used as a dye. 

Oopsie Daisy will be at the market to sell a variety of baked goods at the Market on April 7. They will be selling Easter Macarons and other Easter themed items. Brookhaven Honey Company will also be at the market selling honey products.