Atmore Market in the ParkDon Fletcher

Wrapping up Market in the Park
Jimmy Mason, at left, chats with Lisa Werkheiser, who purchased a basket of tomatoes from Mason during Saturday’s final Market in the Park. Local growers, bakers and canners offered late-summer vegetables, as well as sweet treats, plants, honey and more. The crowd was strong during the event’s earliest stages but had dwindled by mid-morning.
Market in the Park
If you heard rain early Saturday morning, June 24, you may have thought Market in the Park would be a washout. But you would have been wrong. Gardeners and vendors turned out with loads of fresh produce and vegetables, canned goods and green plants. The market was not quite as spread out as it is sometimes. They set up shop around the center part of the park, away from the…