McCulloch County Farmer’s Market Kicks Off Season


The first Farmers Market of the season to be held on the McCulloch county Courthouse Square went off well Saturday morning with a good number of vendors and a good number of customers attending.

Despite the storms that rolled through the area Friday night, the weather was perfect Saturday morning — some cloudy, mild temperatures, no wind and the pleasant sounds of the Little Lost Creek Band playing in the background.

Sponsored by the Central Texas Master Gardeners, the weekly Farmers Market will be held each Saturday through July 22nd from 9-11:00am on the west side of the Courthouse Square.

At the first Market of the season, shoppers had their choice of a limited, but attractive, numbers of home-grown vegetables — squash, onions, zucini, green beans, peaches and a number of live plants. . Plus there were vendors with home-made breads, canned vegetables, sauces and jellies, plus specially prepared pecans and other nuts. Also on sale were hand-made clothing and accessories.

The Master Gardeners also had a good offering of literatures covering growing and enjoying plants in this part of Texas.

(Vendor, NaTasha Wiseman of Sana Anna, chats with Brady resident Lou Alexander at the first McCulloch County Farmers Market of the season.)