Armando and Julia Dunand’s first lemonade stand in June might have made a profit if it hadn’t been for all the overhead.
Their mom, Lisa Dunand, bought a crate of 75 lemons to fuel her children’s effort on Golden Triangle Lemonade Day. That proved too many for one day of sales.
For those who keep up with what changing seasons mean in the garden and on our plates, the advent of fall can sometimes seem a little bittersweet.
Sometimes it’s all about putting your heads together. In this case, three of them. It happened last year when Michael Dodson, an instructor of biology at Mississippi University for Women since 2009, got to chatting with his apartment complex neighbors, Franco and Makie Lopes.
Fans of fresh homegrown produce, baked goods, local crafts and community camaraderie will celebrate the season grand opening of the Hitching Lot Farmers Market from 7-10 a.m. Saturday.
Farmers’ market fans are accustomed to seeking out fresh tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, peas and peaches, but community markets often offer our palates an adventure outside the proverbial box as well.
Visitors to the Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market in Columbus July 8 encountered some new vendors — 10 or 12 of them, all slight of size and eager to please.
Emma Lopes, 7, helps sell cupcakes she and her family made for the Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market grand opening in Columbus on Saturday. Emma is the daughter of Franco and Makie Lopes of Columbus. Emma is from Japan and has been in Columbus for about a year.
Saturday morning will mark the season grand opening of the Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market in Columbus.
Marlee Ellinton, 2, comes prepared with her pretty pink princess ukulele and purse during her weekly visit to the Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market on Monday.
In three short days, Columbus’ Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market will be back in business for another prolific growing season.