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Marshall-area farmers’ markets are full of goodies today | New

JEFFERSON — East Texans looking for fresh, locally grown produce and other treats will have a variety of choices today, as Jefferson, Hallsville and Marshall are all set to hold their Farmers Markets events today.

The Jefferson Farmers Market – Downtown will be set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, located at 202 N. Polk St. in downtown Jefferson.

Filled with vendors offering local and homemade products like produce, fresh eggs, jams, jellies, pickles, baked goods, crafts and more, the market is set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday, until the end of October.

All products shown on the market are raised or produced within 50 miles of Jefferson.

The Square Market, formerly the Harrison County Farmers’ Market, will be set up from 7 a.m. to noon today at Telegraph Park in the square in downtown Marshall across from the historic Harrison County Courthouse .

Market on the Square offers all types of locally sourced vegetables including new potatoes, onions, squash, cabbage and other vegetables.

Vendors also offer homemade goat’s milk soap, honey, jams and jellies, homemade breads and cookies, and artisan items.

Those interested in becoming a market member can contact market manager Christi Timmons at (903) 754-8569 or Sheri Yates at (903) 926-5034.

All homemade, baked, or canned items must comply with Texas Cottage Food Law, including meeting packaging and labeling requirements and obtaining a Texas Food Handler card. A copy of the food handler’s card must be submitted with the membership application.

The Hallsville Farmers Market will be set up today from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 200 Loma Vista Drive in Hallsville.

Wreaths, chimes, handmade jewelry, candles, local beef, honey, homemade chocolate, freeze-dried candy, live plants, pottery, leather goods, clothing, produce, From chicken and duck eggs, art to fresh coffee and lemonade, guests at the Hallsville Farmers Market will see a lot to choose from.

The market is held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. every second and fourth Saturday of each month, until the end of September.

The Hallsville Farmers Market allows vendors to pay a one-time $25 fee to participate in the full market season.