Local farmers provided sweet treats for Franklin Farmer’s Market annual Strawberry Festival. The event, sponsored by Ford Lincoln of Franklin, gave people the chance to sample local strawberries as well as desserts. Prizes were given for Best Tasting Strawberry and Best Decorated Booth.
Norton Family Farms baked over 600 shortcakes and Ellie’s Old Fashioned Doughnuts brought over 600 strawberry doughnuts. Whipped cream was supplied by Hatcher Family Dairy. Fresh local strawberries came from Delvin Farms, Kelley’s Berry Farm, Kirkview Farm, and Rocky Glade Farm.
Best Tasting Strawberry Awards to:
1st Place – Rocky Glade Farm, Jim Vaughn and son Dylem
2nd Place – Olivia Olive Oil, Christi Lassen
3rd Place – Triple L Ranch, Ann Lee & Daniel Fold
Best Decorated Strawberry Booth Awards to:
1st Place – The Barkers Market, Eric & Jeanne Floyd
2nd Place – Bloomsbury Farm, Lauren Palmer
3rd Place – Evans Produce, Tonya Evans
Photos Courtesy of The Franklin Farmer’s Market
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