Jacksonville Farmer’s Market Expands

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – The Jacksonville Farmer’s Market is exploding this year, roughly doubling in size since last summer according to managers. They say part of the reason it is growing is because it offers some unique features others can’t. Since last summer, the market has gone from 20 to 25 vendors, to now roughly 50. … Continue reading »

Jacksonville Farmers Market Opens

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Jacksonville Farmers Market is now open to the public. It opened for the first time this season starting Sunday.  More than two dozen vendors set up on the historic courtyard of downtown Jacksonville offering anything from freshly brewed coffee to hula hoops. Due to hot summer temperatures, the market will be … Continue reading »

Extreme Heat Not So Bad for Some Farms

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jim Davidian’s vineyard bakes under the hot sun. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “We’re going to have some luscious, fully-flavored grapes, and we’re going to make some really good wine,” said Davidian. Many wish for a break from the harsh heat, but not him. For his winery, Caprice, this … Continue reading »

Farmer’s Market Week Wraps Up

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Triple digit temperatures didn’t scare away visitors or vendors from Jacksonville’s Farmers Market on Sunday. Applegate Valley farmer Tyson Fehrman moved from Wisconsin earlier this year and opened By George Farm. He sees farmer’s markets as a great platform for getting his farm’s name out there. “Exposure, getting our name out there.  … Continue reading »