Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Temple Terrace Farmers Market

In the spirit of Earth Day, the Temple Terrace Farmers Market is being held from 8 to 11 am. Saturdays. Travis Malloy, owner of TrailBale Farm in Temple Terrace, started the Farmers Market as a way to promote local farms and producers around the Tampa Bay area.

"I truly believe that local agriculture has the most direct impact on the environment, for very many reasons," Malloy said. "That's why I work so hard on our city's community gardens, why I farm, and why I organized this market."

Malloy said shoppers can find a large assortment of products, which range from organic and grass-fed meats to local honey. Organic-fed, range-free eggs can be purchased from several local producers, as well as organic fruits, vegetables and heirloom seeds. Other items for sale include handcrafted organic spices, freshly roasted coffee beans and dairy items.

The Temple Terrace Farmers Market is located at 11302 N 56th St. between City Hall and Outback Steakhouse. It will be held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 8 to 11 a.m. Shoppers are encouraged to bring cash. For more information, visit ttfarmers­market.com.

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