Charles R. Hegwood Farmers Market

Located under the I-110 bridge overpass on Howard Avenue, the Farmers Market is open to the public Tuesday and Thursdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vendors are set up throughout the area offering fresh vegetables, fruits, homemade baked goods, plants and much more!

EVENTS

Grand Opening:
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Click here to view the flyer

 

Upcoming Farmers Market Festivals dates:TBA

 

PRODUCE AVAILABILITY

Blueberries May 15 – July 25
Broccoli April 15 – June 1
Cabbage Oct. 1 – Feb 1,
April 1 -June 15
Cucumbers May 1 – Oct. 15
Muscadines Aug. 1 – Oct. 15
Peaches May 15 – Aug. 1
Peppers June 1 – Aug. 31
Squash April 15 – Oct. 15
Strawberries Mar. 15 – May 1
Sweet Corn June 1 – Oct. 1
Sweet Potatoes Year round
Tomatoes Mar. 15- Nov. 1
Watermelons June 15 – Aug. 31

RECIPE OF THE MONTH

 

Zesty Sugar Snap Peas

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of fresh or frozen snap peas
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 table spoon of butter or margarine
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3/4 tsp of lemon pepper season

Cooking Directions
In a skillet, bring peas and water to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and cook for six to seven minutes or untill tender. Drain. Add the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir for two to three minutes or until well coated.

*Four servings

Submitted by Merle Miller

For more information call the the Recreation office at 228-388-2443 or email reservations@biloxi.ms.us.

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