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Flowery Branch Farmers Market

Friendly Reminder,  The Flowery Branch Farmers Market is Thursday from 4pm~7pm!! Lots of Vendors to choose from! Also, the very Sweet, Dedicated & Special Ladies from the Flowery Branch Homemakers Club (88 years and still going strong) will be coming out to the Flowery Branch Farmers Market! They have once again made some of their most delicious cakes to purchase and will be raffling tickets, for a chance to WIN a Beautiful Handmade Quilt! (*All of the proceeds will be going to Local Charities in the Community.) 

 

*HISTORY* of The: “Flowery Branch Homemakers’ Club” ~ Formed in 1929, Flowery Branch Homemakers’ Club is a member of the Georgia Homemakers’ Council. In the very early days, they were called “Tomatoes Clubs” because they were taught how to can tomatoes, and later, named “Home Demonstration Clubs”. Home Demonstration Agents from the County Extension Service traveled to the individual clubs in rural communities providing programs at their monthly meetings. The name was then changed to Homemakers Clubs.

 

In 1969, the State no longer provided program speakers and the responsibility became that of each individual Club. Clubs began dropping out of the program and today, the Flowery Branch Homemakers’ Club remains the only active club out of the original 26 clubs in Hall County. In the beginning, programs were centered mostly around food and sewing skills. Today’s programs include many topics such as Health, Community, Family, and Recycling. For more information, you can visit the following website – www.freewebs.com/georgiahomemakerscouncil.

 

Throughout the years, several of our members have received the Homemaker of the Year award and numerous Prize Ribbons for handmade art presented at the Annual Georgia Homemakers Council Conference. Four of our members have received 50-year pins. Members of the Flowery Branch club raise funds by hosting 2 Cake Sales each year; one near Easter, and the other, in the fall.

 

Proceeds from these 2 sales have helped support local organizations including The Flowery Branch Depot, Coats for Kids, Eagle Ranch, GateWay House, My Sister’s Place, Tiny Stitches, The Pilot Club, The Challenged Child, The Burn Foundation, The Salvation Army, Gainesville Care Center, Heifer Foundation, Department of Veteran Affairs, and local Nursing Homes. Also, proceeds from the sale of a Cook Book went to help the various organizations that we support. Meetings are held monthly and begin with the pledge of the flag, devotion, and prayer. The door is open and if you would like to become a member, or purchase additional cookbooks, please contact any member.

Also, proceeds from the sale of a Cook Book went to help the various organizations that we support. Meetings are held monthly and begin with the pledge of the flag, devotion, and prayer. The door is open and if you would like to become a member, or purchase additional cookbooks, please contact any member.

We hope you can join us!
Railroad Avenue & Knight Drive Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542

😀 Flowery Branch Farmers Market Today!!! 4pm ~ 7pm 😀 Many Wonderful Vendors to choose from,…With the BEST Patrons & Vendors Around! We Love Our Market Thursdays! 🙂 *We Hope to see You There! TODAY'S LIST ~ ***2 LIL' Dogs ~ Variety Doggie Chicken Treats, Jerky & Rawhide, HandMade Wooden BirdHouses, Dog Collars & Crafted Owls ***Aguilar Acres ~ "Non GMO Project" Certified GMO Free Chicken Cuts, Wings, Livers, Hearts & Backs and Pastured Eggs ***Amee Farm ~ Locally Grown (Thai & Chinese) Eggplants, Corn, Green & Long Beans, Cucumbers, Mustard Greens & Cilantro***B & B Enterprises ~ Bradbury Local Honey & Honey Items, Honey Pots, Beeswax Candles & More ***Big Creek Farm ~ Honey, Farm Fresh Eggs, Variety of Garden Fruits & Vegetables ***Blooming Beauties ~ Plants, Bulbs, Fresh Cut Flowers, Handcrafted Aprons, Decorated Pumpkins & More***CBO'S BBQ & Southern Cuisine (Food Truck) ~ BBQ & Southern Cuisine ~ Sandwiches, Baskets, Dinner Plates, Homemade Sides & More***Candles By Karen ~ Custom Made Tile Coasters and Gel Candles ***Dodi's Handmade Decorative Wreaths & Crafts ~ HandMade Decorative Wreaths, Crafts, Coasters & Artwork ***Georgia Charms ~ Lavender Cleanser, Manly Body Butter, Beard Oils, Massage Bars, Toothpaste, Eye Serum, Coffee Skin Tightening Rub, Laundry Soap & More***Gino's Figs & Pomegranates ~ Locally Grown Figs & Pomegranates ***Granola Bar & Grill ~ "Rock~N~Ola" Artisan Granola Bar Bites***Grayson Farms ~ Variety of Heirloom Tomatoes, Lettuces & Cucumbers, Fresh Cilantro, Basil & More***Heritage Mountain Farm ~ Many Varieties of Naturally Grown Local Vegetables & Fruits ***HomeSpun Baking Co. ~ Goodies Made without Gluten ~ Jam~Paleo~Energy~Lemon Coconut/BARS, Fruit Tortes, BlackBean Brownies & More***Jaemor Farm ~ Fresh Picked Locally Grown Varieties of Vegetables & Fruits, Fruit Pies, Breads, Chow~Chow, Fruit Preserves & Jellies, Boiled Peanuts & More ***Knot & Pine Custom Building ~ Hand Crafted Custom Made Furniture ~ Dining Tables, Coffee Tables, Desks & More ~ Hand Poured Soy Wax Candles***Krieg Family Farm ~ Farm Fresh Eggs, Local Honey, Goats Milk Soap ***Mountain Earth Farms ~ Certified Naturally Grown Varieties of Local Vegetables & Fruits ***Pence Crafts ~ HandCrafted Wooden Puzzles, Wood & Acrylic Ornaments & More***Pittman's Perennials & Water Gardens ~ Live Plants, Water Plants, Garden Windows & Handmade Jewelry***Royal Rose Bakery ~ French Baked Goods, Freshly Made French Baguettes, French Quiches ***Sabor ~ Basil Pesto, Chimichurri, Creamy Cilantro Sauce and Chimole, Empanadas with various fillings, Pastelitos with Slaw, Jamaica Tea, Lemonade & Fresh Cut Flowers***Scroggs Family Farm ~ Variety of Local HomeGrown Potatoes, Squash, Corn, Tomatoes & Beans ***Smith's Family Farm ~ Fresh Picked Locally Grown Varieties of Vegetables & Fruits and Fresh Cut Flowers***Smith Market Farms ~ Hydroponic Lettuce & Basil***Southern Essentials ~ Essential Oils, Aromatherapy Supplies, Handcrafted Soaps, Skin Care, Perfumes, Body Butters, Bath Salts & More***Stop~Um ~ Deet Free Insect Repellent Sprays, Candles & HandCrafted Wooden BirdHouses***Sunshine Farm ~ Naturally & Locally Grown Varieties of Vegetables & Fruits, Beef & Chicken Empanadas, Jams & Jellies and More ***Tom's Awesome Seafood ~ Fresh Georgia Coastal Seafood ~ Place Ahead Orders from Monday~Wednesday & Pick Up on Thursday @ the FBFM ***Wagon Wheel Ranch ~ 100% Grass Fed Beef Cuts, Gelatos & Sorbets in a Variety of Flavors ***WillowWood SkinCare ~ Body Soaps, Lotions, Sprays, Whipped Scrubs, Bath Salts, Bath Bombs, Massage Oils, Lip Balms & More***Zocalo Salsas & Tamales ~ Variety of Freshly Made Salsas, Bean Dip, Mole Sauce & Fresh Handmade Pork~Beef~Chicken~Veggie Tamales Thanks for Shopping & Supporting Local! 5305 Railroad Avenue ~ Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 *Bring the Family ~ *Take a Hop on the Historic "Red Caboose" ~ *Dog Friendly ~ *Shop at the Great Businesses on Main Street ~ *Friendly & Fun Atmosphere ~ (Please Be Advised: The pavement in the Summer can get very Hot on your Dog's paws) Check out ALL our Awesome Vendors at: https://sites.google.com/site/flowerybranchfarmersmarket/flowery-branch-farmers-market/VENDORS:-) *** Farmers Markets offers a gathering place for diverse groups of neighbors and local folks to meet, mingle and share news, recipes and stories-in short, to create a new sense of community.***:-) *** Parking is in several spots around the Market Event. Parking may be limited at times, so please park where you can for safe accessibility.***

Posted by Flowery Branch Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30, 2016

 

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