Farmer’s Exchange Auction provides new outlet for area farmers - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Farmer’s Exchange Auction provides new outlet for area farmers

A new county auction exchange will occur each Wednesday this summer, beginning on May 20. The auction will take place from 3-7 p.m. at the Adams County Flower and Produce Auction located at 1871 East 200 South, located southeast of Monroe. Denise Vorhees, who heads up the produce auction, said that the Wednesday evening auction will be open to all, including farmers, homemakers, hobbyists and gardeners. It will feature local farm produce, flowers, firewood, hay, straw, supplies and a farmer’s market. “Look at all of the time you spend in your garden,” said Vorhees. “This gives an opportunity to bring in some cash for all of that hard labor and commitment to successful garden crops. This is an opportunity to get rid of surplus. “Everything is on a flat commission rate,” noted Vorhees. “You bring it in, leave it here, walk away and you get your check in the mail.”
Vorhees said that the farmer’s market is designed as an outlet for sales of various hobby items, baked g... Read More >