Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today at the 326 Community Market! Peaches! Olives! Hot Peppers!

Photo credit: Cathy Snyder
Let's see what I have today at the 326 Community Market...

Peaches

I've got a few peach trees back in stock. $20 each!

Olives

I picked up some olive trees this week - come on down and get your own Arbequina olive and plan on some tasty Mediterranean dishes.

Hot Peppers

I started a bunch of peppers in the greenhouse. I have jalepeno and cayenne right now, with paprika and red habeneros on the way. Mmm. 

Goji Berries

I still have some. Small goji berries are $4.00 a pot... pick up a few and discover this weirdly flavored lycopene-loaded superfruit.

Mulberries

SOLD OUT!

Chinese Water Chestnuts

Do you have a pond? A swampy spot? A kiddie pool? Chinese water chestnuts are a delicious root crop that loves the heat and will produce abundantly. It's also perennial! I figured out how to package them up for sale (regular pots don't work) and I'll have some with me today - give 'em a try!

Chestnuts

I was able to get a few more. They're $40 a pot and they're one of the best nut trees you can grow in North/Central Florida!

Japanese Persimmons

Simply one of the best fruit trees for this area. Sweet, luscious, non-astringent fruit... and my price of $29 per tree is really hard to beat.

I'll also have some various bananas, plus other tasty fruits. 

Visit the 326 Market in Ocala today and pick up a few plants. There's a lot going on in the nursery and I'm finding more rare edibles each week.

Some of my other wonderful selections include:

BLUEBERRIES: (Not ready)

APPLES (Anna, Dorsett, Tropic Sweet): $20.00 

GINGERS (Various)

PEARS: $20.00

CHAYA: $5.00

PAWPAW TREES: SOLD OUT!!!

PECANS: SOLD OUT!!!

BABY COFFEE TREES: $6.00

POMEGRANATES (Various): $20.00

DWARF POMEGRANATES: SOLD OUT!!!

FIGS (Various): $20.00

MULBERRIES (Dwarf Everbearing): $20.00

JAPANESE PERSIMMONS (Various non-astringent): $29.00

MUSCADINE GRAPES: Red, Green and Bronze (various) $9.00

Coming soon: herbs, moringa, katuk, edible-leaf hibiscus, Suriname spinach.

The 326 Community Market runs every Thursday from 3 - 7PM and is really easy to find.

Google map is here. Their Facebook page is here (with lots more photos and info):

My prices are good and my gardening advice is free.

Beyond what I carry, there are also folks selling melt-in-your-mouth Florida peaches, goat milk cheese and soap, handcrafts, recycled pallet wood furniture, fresh lemonade, chickens, delicious ice cream (from actual hand-milked cows), crafts, vegetables, baked goods, homemade jams and jellies (really good), local raw honey, ornamental plants, homemade birdhouses and more.

It's a great group of people and very friendly... the way a local market should be.

Come on down!

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