Friday, July 22, 2011

Cashier's Farmers Market

While we were away this past weekend for my brother-in-laws wedding we had a little time, between the rehearsal and the wedding, to do a little sight seeing around Cashiers, North Carolina (a small town in the mountains of Western North Carolina...about an hour west of Asheville).

One stop we made was to the Cashier's Farmers Market

I packed up this little cutie and we went exploring

The market is decorated with all sorts of items from old farm equipment, ceramic pigs, to gas station signs

As well as informative little signs like this

There's a happy thought!!!

There was also this crate of metal objects.  I assume they are to grind something but it wasn't terribly clear.

So needless to say there was plenty of visual intrigue.  The produce and products available did not disappoint.

Take this wall of peaches...YUM!

And then there was some jars of items that I didn't purchase, but sure was intrigued as to their taste.  I'll say nothing further but let you see for yourself.

Frog Jam? 

Actually FROG stands for Fig, Raspberry, Orange, and Ginger. 

Good to know that there weren't any frogs injured in the making of this jam.

This jar was my favorite:

I really debated whether or not to put this up but I decided what the heck.

The market really is very well stocked with anything you could possibly need and some great gift items as well.

For Caroline the lure of beautiful caramel cakes we almost more then she could handle and she had to be dragged away

If you are in Western Carolina I would recommend stopping by and checking things out.

Day 4 of Operation Declutter My House is donate these cookbooks which have been sitting on my bookshelves longer then I have been married (and I am pretty sure I haven't touched them once).

I hope you all have a happy weekend and try to stay cool.  Here in the South it has been scorching.

For a great giveaway check out Ashley's blog at The Vegetable Life!!!


  1. Love your blog!

    Had to laugh when I saw the FROG jam. We bought some last summer in South Carolina (coincidentally, right after my sister's wedding in the mountains of Georgia). I just had to try it! So glad I did too, it's delicious!!

  2. "Titties" salsa!? Oh my gosh, I'm going to die laughing. Dying...

  3. The FROG jam threw me there for a sec :) Looks like a fun place to explore...
    Hope you have a great weekend

  4. OH! Boy! I have not had such a good laugh in a while thank you for the post! I loved it

  5. Hi Rachel! Looks like a fun time! Lots of interesting items!

    Also--you won the giveaway for the postcards! I don't see for a way to contact you through your profile or on your blog, so I am leaving a comment here hoping you will see it! Please email me at within 24 hours to claim.

  6. Aww your little one is so cute..and looks like you two had some fun! :))) I am still laughing about name of the salsa:))

  7. I Like the idea of selling peaches in baskets: adorable and a definite step up!