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PAGE IOA HOGANSVIIk,E HOME NEWS - FRIDAY, IVIAY 7, 2010 r Photo By ANDY KOBER GOOD EATS AND GOOD SWEETS -Dewayne Harris and Tracie Hunter were cook- ing up delightful food at last weekend's Antiques and Yard Sale in Hogansville. Harris had hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill while Hunter, was busy with fried pies - apple and peach - and they wel;e delicious. Hunter is owner and operator of Cakes Maid in downtown Hogansville. Photo courtesy GAYLE DEVEREAUX HOGANSVILLE BRAND - Dan Read, of Senoia Coffee Company, discusses the fine points of the special Market Blend Coffee, The coffee bags were specially labeled for the Hogansville Handmade-Homegrown Market. Photo courtesy GAYLE DEVEREAUX ORGANIC FARMING- Produce from Sim's Garden Patch was available at the Handmade- Homegrown Market. The organic farm is located near the old Mountville Elementary School. from page IA say the market was even better than they had expected." ABOUT 20 vendors participated. Most were selling locally grown or produced food, but there were also several craft vendors as well as Lollipups, a breast cancer fundrais- ing group that was selling homemade baked cakes. "This market was great!" said shoppers Kevin and Melanie Carroll. "We love that we can shop locally, and that everything is so fresh. We will be shopping Handmade- Homegrown every other Saturday for sure." "We want this to be a family activity," said coordinator van der Kruik. "We hope families bring their children and enjoy the day, talking with and spending time with ven- dors to learn how they produce the food they sell." THERE WILL be different special events with every market, said van der Kruik. Upcoming events include a toffee making demonstration, a beekeeping demonstration, and a special day for pets. The first market was held in conjunction with the Community-Wide Yard and Antiques Sale, held in adjoining Askew Park. Restaurants and stores in town were kept busy with the visiting shoppers. The market is partnering with God's Bread Basket, the local food bank. Food ven- dors are encouraged to donate any unsold goods to the food bank at the end of the day. "The market proved to be a tremendous success," said Sheila Crowe of God's Bread Basket. Crowe had volunteers staffing a col- lection booth at the market and "talking to people about the need for food in our local community." said Crowe. THE HANDMADE-Homegrown Market will be held alternating Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Calvin Hipp Veteran's Memorial Park in Historic Downtown Hogansville. The next Handmade-Homegrown Market has been scheduled for Saturday, May 15. 23998