Monday, May 6, 2013

Green Market Day for May 2013

Welcome to the Corinth Crossroads! 
Corinth, Mississippi, was founded  in 1853 where two railroads crossed:
The Mobile and Ohio Railroad and The Memphis and Charleston Railroad.
The city was originally named Cross City, but the name was soon changed to Corinth.

The Crossroads Museum contains
American Indian artifacts, railroad history displays, aviation memorabilia,
and relics from the American Civil War.
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This more modern day caboose (built in 1970) is open for tours
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On the first Saturday of each month, April to November,
the Crossroads is transformed into The Green Market
 for local farmers, gardeners, craftsmen, and artisans to sell their wares.
(There is a regular Farmer's Market elsewhere in the city, too).

It was too early in the year for fresh home-grown vegetables,
but there was still plenty of locally produced food for sale.
In a nearby booth, a beekeeper was selling honey.
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The many craft booths added bright colors to the day.
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A local artisan produces lovely pottery!
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Several booths had plants for sale.
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And even if you don't have a green thumb, you can still have flowers!
The artist will add a name or phrase to personalize them.
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I hope you are having a beautiful day!

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15 comments:

  1. I LOVE a good farmers market and this looks like a great one. Very nice set of images. Happy Ruby Tuesday.

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  2. What an interesting town. Love the railroad story and the farmer's market. The colorful craft booth is beautiful

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  3. A great place to spend a day. Beautiful photos.

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  4. too far for me to jump a bus a see it all for myself -
    You Post is Happy making - i don't feel i missed out
    Happy Day!

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  5. I do like that sculpture.

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  6. Great sculpture and look at those lovely blue skies!

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  7. That first image could have been the basis for the Tom Hanks character in The Polar Express!

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  8. Yay for farmer's markets! Plants are about all I've been able to pick up so far :) Great pictures!

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  9. Love the reds you captured! :)
    http://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/category/ruby-red-tuesday/

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  10. Looks like a beautiful weekend with lots of creative crafts. Fun to browse!

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  11. Fun post!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  12. Great event indeed. Enjoying your shots :)

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  13. This market looks so lively and lovely ! Thanks for sharing !

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  14. I love these kind of markets. I don't think I've ever been to Corinth.

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