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This Weekend at the Memphis Farmer's Market

Learn How To Make Food into Art and Celebrate Mother's Day this Saturday!
Food as Art
Enjoy the creations of vendors and patrons with the first ever MFM Food as Art contest.

Watermelon Carving
Watch the famous Robert Hayes as he takes a whole watermelon and carves away bits and pieces until an incredible work of art unfolds.

For the Kids
Kids can have fun painting with fruit and flowers from the Market and take home a special card they made just for Mama.

7:00-8:00 Ron McDonald
8:00 - 10:30 The Pot Likker Stringband
10:30 - 1:00 Daniel Foster Johnston

Harvesting Good Health
Get a blood pressure check and pick up some heart healthy recipes between 8am and 10am at the Harvesting Good Health table. Find out why blood pressure checks are important, and get some heart healthy tips, nutritional updates and recipes.

Products available this week
Find even more strawberries this week as May 1st through 10th is peak strawberry season for local growers.
Look for a bounty of greens, kale, chard, spinach, romaine lettuce, arugula, mesclun mix. Try mild spring onions, french radishes and broccoli rabe and sweet potatoes.

Need a gift for Mom? Think about hand made herbal soaps, a recycled garden luminary, hand thrown pottery, or an engraved reusable bottle for water, olive oil or dish soap.

Grab Mom some sweet treats directly from the baker, a bouquet of fresh cut flowers or a rare single stem rose.

Planting a kitchen garden? You'll only have a few more weeks to pick up vegetable plants or herbs and get them planted in the ground.