Farmers markets cater to local shoppers seeking homegrown produce

James Hohman of Home-N-Grown produce, near Russellville, and his granddaughter, Elliott Hull, sell onions, cabbage, squash and several types of potatoes during the Cole County Farmers Market on the Kmart parking lot in Jefferson City.

James Hohman of Home-N-Grown produce, near Russellville, and his granddaughter, Elliott Hull, sell onions, cabbage, squash and several types of potatoes during the Cole County Farmers Market on the Kmart parking lot in Jefferson City. Photo by Kelley McCall.

If the thought of juicy tomatoes, zucchini and summer squash, farm-fresh eggs and just-picked berries leaves your mouth watering, visit one of the area farmers markets to get the newest pick of the crop.

The Cole County Farmers Market in the Kmart parking lot on Missouri Boulevard opens not a minute before 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday.

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