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.March 25, 2015 STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE PAGE 9 LOCAL By Bonnie Coblentz years for the farmers MSUAg market to start to look Communications like it would be a per- manent part of the corn- Farmers markets offer munity," Bates said. "It at least two features that was a challenge at first keep customers happy to keep producers and coming back for involved and the com- more: fresh, local prod- munity coming as con- uets and real-life social sumers, but after three interaction, years, it seemed to turn Jesse McDonald and the corner. We soon had his wife, Anne, can be interest from the eom- seen almost every munity in having a see- Saturday morning dur- ond day." ing the summer at the Kathy Jacobs is a Starkville Community young professional who Market in downtown helps drive demand for Starkville. He said the the farmers market in produce just tastes bet- Starkville. ter than what he can get "Especially this year, in traditional grocery my garden is a lot small- stores, er than it used to be, so "The fresh produce is I love to be able to get the main thing we come fresh produce that is for, especially the toma- locally grown," Jaeobs toes," McDonald said. "I said. "On a Saturday grew up on a farm, and morning, it's a great all we did was grow place to go and get your tomatoes. Now you can't morning started, visit get me to grow one, but with some people, listen I like to eat them." to some good music, McDonald said he and and pick up some really his wife make the week- good fruits and vegeta- ly trek a social event, bles." "We just walk around Shoppers may pay and talk. You see at least somewhat higher prices, lO to t5 people you but they gain other ben- know up there every efits. time you go," he "It is a little more explained, expensive, especially if The factors that make you go with organic pro- the MeDonalds regular dueers, but you can't customers have led to a beat the taste, so it's recent sharp increase in worth it," Jacobs said. the number of farmers Farmers markets have markets around the become a shopping des- state and nation, tination for people from Rebecca Bates, widely varying walks of Mississippi State life in communities. University Extension Through the Women, Service director in Infants and Children's Lincoln County, said the Farmers Market farm-to-table movement Nutrition Program and is responsible for the the Senior Farmers increase in Mississippi Market Nutrition and nationally. Program, the "People want to know Mississippi Department where their food comes of Agriculture and from and the farmers Commerce is bringing who grew it," Bates said. local produce to two "They want produce, groups that often find baked goods and other fresh fruits and vegeta- products that are fresh bles hard to get. These each week." financial assistance pro- Bates has managed the grams are designed to Brookhaven Farmers provide nutrition bene- Market since she helped fits to WIC clients or start it seven years ago. low-income senior citi- It took about three zens in certain areas of JESSE AND ANNE MCDONALD REGULARLY SHOP AT THE STARKVILLE COMMUNITY MARKET, ENJOYING THE SOCIAL ASPECTS OF THE VISIT, AS WELL AS THE FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES. ON MARCH 17, 2015, ANNE WASHED TOMA- TOES, WHILE JESSE CHOPPED A CUCUMBER AT THEIR HOME IN STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI. (PHOTO BY MSU AG COMMUNICATIONS/KEVIN HUDSON) Animal Care Clinic YOUR PET, THEIR HEALTH. OUR P&$SION. Mississippi and to pro- mote the purchase of Mississippi-grown fruits and vegetables from farmers at local farmers markets. Learn more about farmers markets and find a list of local venues at http://farmersmar- kets.msstate.edu. More information about the assistance programs is available at http://www.mdae.ms.go V. 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All pl ers come d' ioe of two Chicken & Friends Ratter ........................... 12.25 2.4 ounce Chicken Breast in our own seasonings topped with ham & swiss cheese All platters come with choice of two sides Burgers Fresh Ground Beef 1/2 Pounder ...................................... 7.75 1/4 Pounder ...................................... 6.25 Large Swiss Bacon ........................... 6.75 Small Swiss Bacon ........................... 4.25 Regular Burger Dressed ................... 3.50 Combos (Fries & Drink included) Shrimp on a bun special ................... 8.50 1/4 Pounder Special .......................... 8.00 All 112 Po-boys ................................ 9.00 1/2 Oyster Po-boy. ......................... market Sandwiches (Bun, White or Wheat Bread) BLT. ................................................. 4.25 Shrimp ( ied or grilled)......................... 6.75 Catfish ............................................. 6.25 Oyster. ......................................... market Grilled Chicken ................................ 5.50 Club (bacon, ham, turkey) ........................ 9.50 Tuna Salad ...................................... 4.25 ...... Chicken Salad ................................. 4.75 Roast Beef.... ................................... 5.25 Ham ................................................. 4.75 Ham & cheese ................................. 5.25 Turkey ............................................... 4.70 Fded hicken .......................... , ...... ,5'50 Ribeye .............................................. 6.25 Philly. ................................................ 6.25 Salads Dressings: 1,000 Island, Ranch, Light Ranch, Honey Mustard, Italian, French, Bleu Cheese Tossed Green Salad .......................... 3.50 Chef Salad ........................................ 8.75 Chicken Salad ................................... 8.25 Tuna Salad ......... , .............................. 8.25 Stuffed Tomato ................................... 8.50 Tomato Stuffed with Tuna or Chicken Salad Shrimp Salad (fr , or g,i ) .................. 10.25 Gdlled Chicken Salad ......................... :9.25 Fried Chicken Salad ............................ 9.25 Side Orders Fried Pickles ..... , ..... sm 2.50 ......... Ig 3.50 Corn Nuggets ................................... 3.50 Cajun Fries ........... sm 2.25 ........... Ig.2.75 Regular Fries .......... sm 2.15 .......... Ig.2.55 Onion Rings .......... sm 2.25, .......... Ig 2.55 (6) Hush Puppies .............................. 2.25 Coleslaw ............................................. 2.25 Potato Salad ....................................... 2.25 Side Salad .......................................... 2.25 Seafood Gumbo Cup ................................................... 5.25 Served with fresh bread or crackers Bowl .................................................. 8.50 Served with fresh bread or crackers Sold by Gallon (Gumbo Only) ..... , ........ 40.00 Rice .................................................. 3.25 Bread ................................................ 135 Red Beans w/Sausage Cup ................................................ 4.75 Bowl ........................ ........................ 7.25 We have Kids Sandwiches & Platters available