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Clarkston Farmers Market Opening May 20

Produce, tamales and tacos, and activities are scheduled.

Clarkston Farmers Market Opening May 20

Fresh produce such as peaches, as well as tamales, tacos and children's activities are coming to Clarkston this weekend.

The  Clarkston Farmers Market will have its kickoff celebration on Sunday, May 20, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, at the Clarkston Community Center activities field. The center is located at 3701 College Avenue in Clarkston.

Here's a description, from the Clarkston Farmers Market Facebook page, about today's effort:

Final list for Sunday, May 20: Taylorganic Farms, Steve Miller's Farm, Ellen Htwe Farms, Jolly Avenue Community Garden, Clarkston Food Coop, and members of the Clarkston Community Gardens will be providing fresh produce, and Pearson Farms will feature peaches and pecans. CaribPops, Tamale Queen, and Nazifa's Bakery will serve up locally-made delicious treats. Oakhurst Community Garden has plants for sale. Bhutan Baskets and Refugee Sewing Society will have handmade kudzu baskets, textiles, jewelry, and other goods, and local resident Chris Busing will feature custom chicken coops. Miss Vonsuela will do some cooking demos, and our kids corner has fun craft projects. Tours of the community gardens and edible food forest, Borundi drummers, and other surprises promise to make this a great community event! Can't wait to see you out there tomorrow from 11:30-3:30!

From June - October, the markets will be held on the last Sunday of the month. The cooperatively run bike shop Communicycle is also scheduled to be present, according to the Facebook page.

The Clarkston farmers market is another close to the Stone Mountain area offering fresh veggies and fruits.

, takes place on the community's Main Street every Thursday.

kicked off its Green Market on Main, at the end of April.

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