Category Archives: Farmers

Eddie’s Corner: Visit the Gilmer Farmer’s Market

By  Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, April  16, 2015

Farmer's MarketThe Gilmer County Farmer’s Market celebrated its 12th anniversary this spring when it opened on April 18. The market first opened in the parking lot of the First United Methodist Church and after two years, it moved to the Farm Bureau Insurance parking lot, which it outgrew and then moved to its present location between Watkins Hall and the court house on Broad Street in Ellijay.   Continue reading

Eddie’s Corner: Farmers’ Tax Guide

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, February 21, 2015

TaxesWith all of this cold weather many people have had to stay inside.  I’ve heard of people getting cabin fever, being tired of watching daytime television, and just basically waiting for the weather to warm up in order for them to get outside and work in the soil.  So while we wait for that, I have one question that I’d like to ask people that have been inside, “have you filed your taxes?”  This time has been perfect to complete this chore and in case you haven’t filed yet and if you are a farmer, we have a publication that you might want to stop by the UGA Extension office and pick up.  Continue reading