Wartrace gets new fresh produce market

Locally-made baked goods like these all-butter tea cakes adorned with pansies by Heaven Hill Farm will be available this weekend at Wartrace’s new fresh produce market. {Photo Provided}

WARTRACE — It’s the home of the annual Wartrace Strawberry Festival and now this charming southern, middle Tennessee hamlet’s got a new, fresh produce market.

Officials in Wartrace announced this week that Wartrace Produce will open in the historic district this weekend and will offer local strawberries, homegrown veggies, strawberry-themed baked goods, flowers, and other local items. The market will be located at 103 Main Street in Wartrace beginning on Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Many of the local shops at The Shoppes at 31 Main and the Iron Horse Pizzeria will also be open. They will all be following all CDC guidelines. Personal masks are encouraged but not required. For more information, visit the Wartrace TN Events and Recreation Facebook page by clicking here.

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Save the Date: Wartrace Strawberry Festival planned for May 16

Pictured are entries from last year’s Strawberry Baking Contest. This year’s contest will be judged by local firefighters. {Photo Proved}

WARTRACE — The Wartrace Chamber of Commerce recently announced the date for this year’s Wartrace Strawberry Festival. The event will happen on Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The all day event will feature a farmer’s market, local artists, craft booths, food trucks, live music, a Strawberry Parade, as well as a Strawberry Baking Contest judged by local firefighters.

The event will be held rain or shine. If you are interested in being a vendor, contact LeeAnn at the Wartrace Chamber of Commerce at 931-240-0300. For up-to-event updates follow the event’s Facebook page or the Chamber website. •

{The Lynchburg Times is an independently owned and operated newspaper that publishes new stories every morning. Covering Metro Moore County government, Jack Daniel’s Distillery, Nearest Green Distillery, Tims Ford State Park, Motlow State Community College, Moore County High School, Moore County Middle School, Lynchburg Elementary, Raider Sports, plus regional and state news.}