Farmington opens a local market | Local News

Residents looking for fresh, organic food in the community can now stop by the local Farmington Market, located at 790 Kings Lane, which opened its doors last week.

Farmington Local Market is a local farm-to-table grocery store that will sell Farmington Angus Beef as well as other local produce like pork, honey, soaps, ice cream, produce, fruit and more. The store held its grand opening on Wednesday, April 27 and hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce.

The ribbon was cut by Dr. Steven Bills, who is one of the Farmington Angus farmers along with his son, Dr. Collin Bills.

Chelsea Boyd, Farmington Local Market Manager, said Farmington Angus is thrilled to have a local market in Tullahoma so they can not only supply their produce to the masses, but also encourage residents to buy local produce locally. farm to table other local farmers.

“We have a lot of investments in this community,” Boyd said. “We are very happy to be here.” Farmington Angus announced in mid-April that it would open the store with a soft opening on Monday, April 18, ahead of the official opening on April 27. Farmington Angus is a local Black Angus beef farm founded in 1983 and located in Normandy. .

The grand opening saw a strong turnout at Kings Lane from the community and Boyd said she was delighted to see the local Farmington market growing and being connected to the community.

“We all feel very fortunate to be giving a quality product to give away to the city, the county and our surrounding residents,” she said. “We know that God has worked in everything we do and it shows with the quality and also with the support that we have continuously gotten from the community.”

Farmington Local Market hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. To find out more, visit farmtonangus.com or Farmington Angus on his Facebook page.